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Old 01-23-2012, 06:38 PM
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Zenith Phantom record changer ?

I checked with the Turntables forum, but not a lot of details on this 1950s Zenith changer made in France of all places. So I'm posting in phonographs page.

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Old 01-24-2012, 12:47 PM
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Not a changer...it's a manual single play TT and I still think it's cool looking.
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:35 PM
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The remote control system (or was it just the hand control unit?) for Magnavox's TVs and 3-way entertainment units of the '60s, including their fabulous 25" stereo theatre set also of that time frame, was named "Phantom" as well. I can't help but wonder if Zenith got into trouble with Magnavox years later for copyright infringement; after all, I'm almost certain the "Phantom" name was a copyrighted trademark of the former Magnavox Company, then of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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Old 01-26-2012, 07:54 AM
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Zenith called it the 'Disc Jockey', but it seems as though collecters have named this unit 'Phantom' for some reason. Maybe because it's so darn scarce ? Certainly among the coolest record players from the 50s.

A local antique shop has one.....I may have to grab it !

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Old 01-30-2012, 04:42 PM
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ive never seen one of those before. very cool looking TT!
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