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
MODEL 8-S-129 Specifications from the 1937 dealer
superheterodyne. Triple Filtering.
TUBES: 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.
CABINET: A "big" 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.
1/4 inches high; 12 1/8 inches deep; 17 1/16
switch and calibrated volume; Voice, Music,
Hi-Fidelity, Sensitivity; Band Switch.
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.