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1951 Philco TV remote control?
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1951 Philco TV remote control?

I'm preparing a PowerPoint lecture and want to mention remote control technology for TVs.

An old post on ARF mentions a wired remote control for a Philco 51-T2176 television.

Supposed to have a spring loaded wire reel with pendant switch head.

Are there any advertisements or service literature showing the mechanism? All I've found is one picture of a chassis but it of such low resolution as to be useless for my needs.

Thanks,
Robert
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#2
Here's an ad with a remote on it.  Not realhigh res though. Click on the 192k image.

https://www.tvhistory.tv/1951%20Advertising.htm
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#3
Thanks for the link. I don't know why, but when I went to Google Images for my Philco search, it was not there but when I searched again later, there it was...

That will fill the bill for now...

All the best,
Robert
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The ETF has a scan of the Sams Photofact for this set that contains service info and photos of the remote mechanism.  Start on page 27 (PDF page 26).

Philco 51-T2176 Sams Photofact 132-10
Sean
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Great! - Did not know TV Sams were out there...
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