Early 50's Zenith hearing aid (electronics)

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Early 50's Zenith hearing aid (electronics)

Post by martinw » Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:11 pm

When I told the missus I was buying a vintage hearing aid she had a fit and told me to go see the doctor!

It was originally because I thought there'd be some early transistors in them, turns out it has some very small valves in it, so it must be older than the transistor one :D

They're tiny :shock:
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Re: Early 50's Zenith hearing aid (electronics)

Post by davidb » Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:15 pm

It looks like Zenith knew all about giving the customer a great unboxing experience before unboxing was even a thing! :D

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Post by daveejhitchins » Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:18 pm

Tut! There goes your warranty [-X

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But what a great piece of miniaturization . . .
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Post by martinw » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:25 pm

:lol:

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Post by 1024MAK » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:38 pm

daveejhitchins wrote:Tut! There goes your warranty [-X

Dave H :D

But what a great piece of miniaturization . . .
YOU'LL HAVE TO SHOUT A BIT LOUDER, as his hearing aid may no longer be working... :lol:

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Post by martinw » Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:47 am

Sorry, didn't catch that ... :wink:

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Post by jonb » Sun Sep 03, 2017 7:54 am

What a beautiful object.

Does it work?

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Post by danielj » Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:10 pm

That is awesome... Reminded me of a certain Gordon Cole:
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Post by martinw » Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:23 pm

jonb wrote:What a beautiful object.

Does it work?
It is ... not sure yet, time will tell :)

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Post by martinw » Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:23 pm

danielj wrote:That is awesome... Reminded me of a certain Gordon Cole:
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Wow, one in action:)

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