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Zenith the Queen of the Nation back in the golden age.
Zenith the Quality goes in before the name goes on; that was the truth.
The photos below are of a Zenith Brochure 1984 TV models tv w/computer brain...1984 ZENITH ADVANCED SYSTEM 3...the “Color TV with a Computer Brain”. Also celebrates 65 years of Zenith quality. Two pages also cover Zenith Quality Features (178 channel capability, Remote Antenna Switch Accessory, Magic Tough Tuning and more). But most of the booklet shows the 1984 models available (pages 8 through 19). Then two pages of videos and camera available and two pages of models with features charts.
In the 1980s, Zenith encountered increasing financial difficulty as their market share progressively went to Japanese companies who had lower overhead, and could sell their sets cheaper. In 1979, they entered the home computer market with the purchase of Heath Company and their H-8 computer kit; Zenith renamed Heath's computer division Zenith Data Systems, and eventually sold ZDS and Heath to Groupe Bull in 1989 to raise money for HDTV research efforts. Zenith changed its name to Zenith Electronics Corporation in 1984, to reflect its interests in computers and CATV, and since it had left the radio business two years earlier.