From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
LASONiC i931 iPod Ghetto Blaster (c.2008)

Lasonic is a product model and former trademark[1][2] of consumer electronics, including boom boxes made from the mid-1980s to mid-1990s by Yung Fu Electrical Appliances based in Tainan City, Taiwan.[3] Other products include DVD home theater systems, television sets, DVD players, CD and cassette players, FM radios, speakers, external media storage devices, and more[4] (MP3/MP4 players, digital photo frames).[5]

Yung Fu Technology Electrical Corporation exports products to Lasonic Electronics Corporation[6] which started its portable audio business in 1978[7] (and when the "LASONiC" trademark was renewed[8] and re-renewed in 2011).[9]

Boombox models[edit]

In 2008, the Lasonic Electronics Corporation of Irwindale, California,[7] USA released the i931. In 2011, fashion designer Paul Smith redesigned the i931 giving it a white look with multicolor look.[12] In 2013, Lasonic released a limited edition with Mishka NYC, designed by the famous Artist "Lamour Supreme".[13]

The TRC-931 is featured in The Lonely Island's "Boombox" 2010 music video.

The TRC-931 is featured in "Clerks II".

The TRC-931 is featured in Cher Lloyd's "Swagger Jagger"

The TRC-931 is featured in Korn's "Got the Life" 1998 music video.


  1. ^ The Kenya Gazette, Vol. 91 No. 29, Republic of Kenya, 14 July 1989, p.930, (retrieved via Google Books 24 January 2012)
  2. ^ "Trademark Search | Trademark Watch - Markify".
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i History of the radio manufacturer Yung Fu Electrical Appliances; Tainan City, (retrieved 23 January 2012)
  4. ^ "Lasonic Electronics Corp".
  5. ^ Official website
  6. ^ Yung Fu Technology Electrical Corp, ImportGenius (retrieved 24 January 2012)
  7. ^ a b c d Lasonic, (retrieved 25 January 2012)
  8. ^ Lasonic, Trademarkia (retrieved 24 January 2012)
  9. ^ Lasonic, Trademarkia (retrieved 24 January 2012)
  10. ^ a b c d e f
  11. ^ a b Boombox: Decline & Fall, 1985-1989, Boombox Museum @ Pocket Calculator Show (retrieved 23 January 2012)
  12. ^ Paul Smith X LASONiC I931, Matt Ho, Trend Hunter, 12 November 2011 (retrieved 23 January 2012)
  13. ^ Lasonic X Mishka Archived 2014-04-07 at the Wayback Machine

External links[edit]