Mitsumi Electric

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Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.
Native name
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 6767
Nikkei 225 Component
Industry Electronics
Founded (January 1954; 61 years ago (1954-01))
Headquarters Tsurumaki, Tama-shi, Tokyo, 206-8567, Japan
Key people
Itsuo Moribe
Shigeru Moribe
(President and CEO)

Increase JPY 157.3 billion (FY 2013)

(US$ 1.54 billion) (FY 2013)

Increase JPY 3.2 billion (FY 2014)

(US$ 31.5 million) (FY 2014)
Number of employees
36,417 (consolidated, as of April 1, 2015)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references

Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd. (ミツミ電機株式会社 Mitsumi Denki Kabushiki-gaisha?) is a Japanese manufacturer of consumer electronic components, founded in 1954.[3]

The company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, is constituent of the Nikkei 225 stock index[4] and provides its products through its subsidiaries in Asia, Europe, and North America.[5]


Video game console controllers[edit]

One of the company's most noticeable product lines are video game console controllers. Mitsumi has manufactured the official controllers for the following consoles:


Other products include:

Mitsumi CD Interface. The HCCS Ultimate A5000 Mitsumi CD interface is an early CDROM interface for Acorn Computers.
  • The Wi-Fi sub-PCB for the Nintendo DS family of systems (According to the FCC ID on the bottom of each system) and manufactures at least some Nintendo DS Lite consoles for Nintendo.
  • Remote controls for many home electronics brands, as well as keyboards and mice for personal computers. These include the Apple Pro Keyboard and the Mighty Mouse.
  • Floppy and optical disc drives used in laptop computers, desktops, servers and the Famicom Disk System. In the 1980s, Mitsumi provided the mechanisms for several kinds of home computer floppy disk drives. The various home computer manufacturers added their own controller electronics and cases, so that the Mitsumi name was usually not visible on the outside. Mitsumis own PC floppy drives were sold under a dual Mitsumi/Newtronics label.
  • Mitsumi was also involved in producing certain hardware parts for the Nintendo Wii U system.
  • Mitsumi manufactured the VIC-20 keyboard for Commodore International.
  • Mitsumi manufactured (or designed) some components of the XM Satellite Radio system.


  1. ^ "Company Information". Mitsumi Electric. Retrieved June 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Company Snapshot". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved June 16, 2015. 
  3. ^ Emma Boyes (February 8, 2007). "Wii Remote maker profits soar". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved February 8, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved June 16, 2015. 
  5. ^ "MegaChips and Mitsumi Simplify IP Camera Deployment". PR Newswire. June 8, 2015. Retrieved June 16, 2015. 

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