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Old 07-07-2018, 09:49 AM
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Zenith 16Z8C50 Chassis (Schematic, anyone?)


I am a new member here. I am searching for any schematics or information on the (rectangular screen) Zenith 16Z8C50 chassis. I would also submit the model number, but the lettering is severely faded on the white sticker on the masonite back of the set. It sits on a swivel base. I found a specimen in a dumpster outside an estate sale some time ago, and I have finally worked up the gall to try to dig into it! Any help would be appreciated! Thank you so much!


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Old 07-07-2018, 01:13 PM
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Sams Photofact 1074-3 if anyone has one handy.

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Old 07-09-2018, 09:31 AM
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Thanks for pointing me in the right direction! Does anybody happen to have an electronic copy of the schematic? I had heard the 16Z8C50 was a fairly common chassis on late 1960's Zenith sets, and I have seen copies of it being passed around (some time ago). I hoped somebody might have one. Thanks.
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Old 07-13-2018, 02:15 PM
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I always like to see the pre-chromacolor (66-69) rectangular Zeniths discussed. I have one of these, so I sent a pm about getting you a schematic.
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