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Post# 1032823   5/16/2019 at 17:58 by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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Post# 1032838 , Reply# 1   5/16/2019 at 21:32 by fan-of-fans (Florida)        

A friend of mine had a black Quasar over the range microwave, from the early 90s. It had that same 1 min-10 min 1 sec-10 sec key setup I remember.

Was Quasar their own company and what happened to them? I remember seeing Quasar televisions and camcorders as well.


Post# 1032840 , Reply# 2   5/16/2019 at 21:57 by Launderess (Quiet Please, There´s a Lady on Stage)        
Quasar By Motorola

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Recall those adverts from when one was young.





The skinny:

www.revolvy.com/page/Quas...


www.nytimes.com/1981/10/16/busin...

wiki2.org/en/Quasar_...(brand)


Basically Motorola sold its television and microwave division to Matsushita Electric who then became Panasonic.


Post# 1032841 , Reply# 3   5/16/2019 at 22:18 by appnut (TX)        

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And now we know the heritage of today's Panasonic microwaves and TVs.  


Post# 1032846 , Reply# 4   5/16/2019 at 23:22 by DADoES (TX, U.S. of A.)        

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Family friends had a Quasar microwave.  I never saw it but it was mentioned during a discussion on an occasion when we were visiting there.  I wouldn't have associated the Quasar brand with microwave ovens.

The Whirlpool RHM7700 that was our first had that arrangement for setting the time, although pushbuttons instead of touchpads.


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Post# 1032857 , Reply# 5   5/17/2019 at 04:00 by Launderess (Quiet Please, There´s a Lady on Stage)        
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