Zenith Model 8-S-129, 1937. Another
spectacular massive Zenith tombstone with an obvious design
foundation from the previous year's 6-S-27. 8-tubes.
Tunes American and Foreign Broadcasts and features the
Split-Second Re-locater and Lightning Station Finder.
This is was produced with an 8-inch speaker and audio
quality is selectable with the 3-way tone selector:
Voice-Music-High-Fidelity. Target-Tuning ensures
accurate tuning. This set retailed for $74.95.
ZENITH MODEL 8-S-129
Specifications from the 1937 dealer catalog:
superheterodyne. Triple Filtering.
Metaglas; 1-6K7 R.F. amplifier; 1-6A8 converter; 1-6K7
I.F. amplifier; 1-6H6 Diode detector; 1-6F5 audio
amplifier; 1-6F6 power output; 1-6C5 tuning indicator
amplifier; 1-5Y3 rectifier.
pet, placed within the compass of a well-proportioned table
model. Dial panel is of figured butt walnut, flanked
by decorative strips or striped Oriental walnut. Top
is hardwood, fluted, with reeded corners. Vertical
edges are fluted.
22 1/4 inches
high; 12 1/8 inches deep; 17 1/16 inches wide.
and calibrated volume; Voice, Music, Hi-Fidelity,
Sensitivity; Band Switch.
3-gang, rubber floated.
Tuning range of 3
bands covering 538-1,780 K.C.; 1,740-6,040 K.C.;
5,500-19,250 K.C.; (557-168.2; 172.4-49.6; 54.5-15.5
Station Re-locator. Built-in antenna tuning for
doublet connection. Lightning Station Finder. Target
tuning. Set may be used with hard-of-hearing aid and is
adaptable to Secret Volume Governor.