My Amazing Replacement, the Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP, brought back some of the fun and happiness we once had years ago
My Amazing Replacement, the Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP
Color Reset on the Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP, testing with Lost in Space, West of Mars
Color Reset on the Quasar Color Console Television, Professor John Robinson Looking Great
Doctor Smith Pretending to by Zeno, Color Reset on the Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP
Will Robinson and Doctor Smith having a Heart to Heart talk on the Quasar Color Television
Finding a Replacement Quasar Television was an Epic Search over Many Years
Many years ago, I had a beautiful Quasar Color Console television, it was a Renaissance designed beauty, with lattes work over the speakers, and lovely Quasar Dynacolor designed chassis. The economy went south, and I lost my second job as a theater projectionist, and before long I lost my home in a foreclosure. My daughter and I had been moving a ton of stuff out of the house, but since we had to drastically downscale, we ended up leaving a lot of beautiful things behind. One was the Quasar television. Years I have been searching to replace the television that I lost. Then I found this television that was an older model of the same design that I had it was the big sister to the one I had lost; this one was a Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP. Had a rotating control knob instead of the digital buttons I had on my original Quasar, and probably more milage on the CRT, but it reminded me of the one I had lost, the cabinet was almost identical.
Maureen Robinson enjoying Her Visit to the Space Weather Station, on the Quasar Television
Older Televisions like this Quasar. Bring back so Many Fond Memories of the Past
The nice thing about these older televisions is they bring back so many fond memories of the past, all the holiday shows that I once watch, and television shows. Playing a VHS tape on this Quasar color console television, Model WL9439SP, brings back so many memories. The early Dynacolor Quasar’s models had such a soft pastel quality on the color that it displayed. The speakers produce so clear sound of the actors voices. Doctor Smith rich voice booms out of the television like he is in the room. I realize this is not a digital high definition picture, but it is warm and nostalgic, and shows what the original show would have look like being broadcast back in the 1960s. So many of the lovely console have been destroyed, it is a wonderful hobby collecting and saving these for future generations to admire and enjoy.
The Menfish, Played on the Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP
Dr. Borgman making More Menfish, Can Lee Stop Him? Played on the Quasar Color Console TV WL9439SP
A Giant Manfish attacking the Seaview, Played on the Quasar Color TV Model WL9439SP
The Menfish, Played on the Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
The top Quasar TV is the One we Lost, the Bottom One is the Replacement Quasar TV
Quasar Televisions from 1974 until 2005 were Basically Panasonic Designs
The beginning of Quasar was in 1967, it was an offshoot of the Motorola Company. Quasar was the first to have a model line of televisions that were transistorized including color televisions. In these early days Quasar was marketed as having parts in a drawer next to the picture tube that were easily serviceable. Soon all of the Motorola televisions were sold as being manufactured by Quasar of Motorola. Within a f few years Matsushite Electric better known as Panasonic purchased Motorola, and that is one of the reasons this Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP, is basically a relabeled Panasonic product. The Quasar televisions from 1974 until 2005 were basically Panasonic designs.
This Older Quasar is a rebadged Panasonic, they are good Sets, very Reliable
The older Quasar television the one I just purchased for $50.00 has been well used, but appears to have been well taken care of, for one thing it has caster wheels, and the cabinet is in good shape, no signs of abuse on the trim. This older Quasar is a rebadged Panasonic, they are good sets, very reliable and not bad to work on for repairs. So even though she has been well used I hopefully will get so more years of service out of her.
The Early Dynacolor Quasar’s Models came into Being in the Late 1970s
The early Dynacolor Quasar’s models came into being in the late 1970s, at this time the Quasar Company was established as the television sales operation for Canada and North America, with the new Company name “Quasar Electronics, Inc.”, it was during this era that the manufacturing both televisions, and the new marketed microwave ovens became very popular products. The new flagship headquarters back then was located at Franklin Park, Illinois. In the year 1981, the Quasar Electronics corporation became an innovative center for improving operations and production. The televisions and other products during this era were being praised by the media for their high quality, and the durability of the televisions and other products.
Playing, Lost in Space, The Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP
I Remember Back in the 1990s, Countless TVs being Thrown away into Trash Compactors
It is really a fun hobby to collect vintage televisions, if you have the room for the floor models the even better, because you can go big. Do not let people tell you that you are a hoarder, because actually you are saving pieces of our history with each model you save, and add to your collection. So many people are working none stop throwing away our past as fast as they can. The landfills are full of so many once priceless electronic masterpieces. It took me many years of searching to find this Quasar color console television, there are so few of them left in existence. I remember back in the 1990s watching countless televisions being thrown away into trash compactors, not because they were broken, but because they were not the latest digital creation. It is rather sad, people threw away mint LPs back then because CDs were the wave of the future, but now LPs are coming back, why? Because people love the sound and the rich tones of the LPs over the tin can sound of the CDs. Now people are collecting these older televisions because will they are well made and last for a very long time. Also gamers like playing their games on the analog style television better than the new flat screen creations.
Zaybo Flirts' with Doctor Smith, on the Quasar Color Console Television
It is Sad and Shocking how Few Repair Shops are left to Service these Amazing Televisions
It is rather sad and shocking how few repair shops are left to service these amazing analog era televisions. In this age it is best to acquire as much knowledge as you can in repairing, and maintaining you vintage collection of televisions. Thankfully there are many Facebook pages, and online sites for collectors to go for help with their hobby. You will be surprised at how many folks have the same hobby and passion that you might have for a particular era of televisions, or brand of TV. These hobbies also spill over to stereos, 8 track tape players and a whole range of amazing creations. Some collectors only like three in one models, that is a television, stereo and turntable all in one cabinet. Others prefer just the stand alone televisions, while others are strictly stereo collectors
Doctor Smith Meets Zaybo, Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP
I Remember back when there were Large Stores that Sold and Displayed only Televisions
I remember back when there were large stores that sold and displayed only televisions, with lovely floor models of every make and model on the showroom floor. That is the era that this Quasar Console came from. It was a major event to go shopping for a television, especially one that would go into your living room or den. Usually the twenty five inch screen models of this era where the top of the line, and came in beautiful wooden cabinets with what every style was popular at the time. The era that this Dynacolor Quasar came from was late 1970s to the early 1980s, Renaissance and Spanish influences where in the cabinet design to reflect the style of the era the televisions was produced.
Color Console Television Model WL9439SP, Early Dynacolor Quasar, Penny and J-5 say Goodbye
I Made a Collage of the Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP
Doctor Smith Wanting J-5 to take Him to J-5's World, on the Quasar Color Console
Penny Robinson and J-5 having a Heart Felt Talk on the Quasar Television
Notice how Clean and Crisp the Letters are one this Vintage Quasar Television
The True Test of a great Color Console is how Well it can Play a Black and White Video
The true test of a great color console television is how well it can play a black and white video, this Quasar exceeds in this with beautiful clear and shape picture quality. Notice how June Lockhart looks in this scene below, here she is in a black and white show of Lost in Space from 1965 playing Maureen Robinson, in the episode, Return from Outer Space, This episode aired 29 December 1965. The first year of Lost in Space was in Black and White.
June Lockhart, as Maureen Robinson in the classic sci-fi series Lost in Space in 1965
Photo above, is June Lockhart, as Maureen Robinson in the classic sci-fi series Lost in Space in 1965
Look at this image of June Lockhart in the photo above, her she is playing the role of Maureen Robinson in the classic sci-fi series Lost in Space in 1965 in "Return from Outer Space" . This black and white episode aired 29 December 1965, and the Quasar captured her image so well, no distortions or anything and the sound is amazing. The CRT really makes these old VHS tapes look amazing.
Will brings Penny Back, Quasar Color Television Model WL9439SP, Testing a Black and White Video
Testing a black and white VHS video of "Lost in Space" Episode is "Return from Outer Space"
Testing a black and white VHS video of "Lost in Space" the episode is "Return from Outer Space" and the Quasar shows a very clean and crisp picture in black and white. Very enjoyable to watch. The picture has a nice color to it even with a black and white video tape, it has a glow to the playback of the show that is on VHS tape. I may use this television for more black and white shows, the picture tube shows them so well, no distortions, or blurry images. This episode aired 29 December 1965 and you feel like you are back in time watching it on the television.
Playing on the Quasar above, Billy Mumy playing the Role of Will Robinson, trapped back on Earth
In the photo above, once again look at the sharpness of this scene in Black and White, of Billy Mumy playing the role of Will Robinson, trapped back on Earth, and trying to contact Alpha Control. The episode is, Return from Outer Space, This episode aired 29 December 1965. The first year of Lost in Space was in Black and White. The Quasar displays the video with such a clean and sharp picture.
Quasar Television Model WL9439SP, Playing a Black and White Video, The Robot Sends Will to Earth
I love this scene in the photo below of Will Robinson, on the Quasar Television
I love this scene in the photo below of Will Robinson, “Bill Mumy” trying to contact Alpha Control with a very cool old times telephone. I really enjoyed viewing this show on this Quasar television, it was like traveling back in time. The feel of a vintage television like this model is rich and warm; not like viewing a show on a huge piece of plastic that are what the only choices for most of the world these days.
Will Robinson, “Bill Mumy” trying to Contact Alpha Control with a very Cool Old Telephone
The Tall of two Quasar's, the Quest to Replace a Family Heirloom
A Later Quasar Version with a very Similar Cabinet Design, Model TL9368UP
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Mutiny, played on the Quasar Console Television
Admiral Nelson Staring on the Quasar TV Model WL9439SP. Black and White VHS Video
Admiral Nelson on a Lifeboat shown on the Quasar Televisions, Black and white Video
Playing on the Quasar TV Model WL9439SP, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
The Crew not Happy about Admiral Nelson's Friend, Given Orders, On the Quasar TV Model WL9439SP
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Mutiny, Played on the Quasar Television Model WL9439SP
David Hedison: Captain Lee B. Crane, Staring on the Quasar TV Model WL9439SP
David Hedison: Captain Lee B. Crane, Staring on the Quasar TV Model WL9439SP
Staring on the Quasar Color Console Television Model WL9439SP, Admiral Nelson
Admiral Nelson, and Commander Lee Crane, on the Seaview, Playing on the Quasar Console Television
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Flying Sub, playing on the Quasar Console Television
From an uncertain future with a $50.00 Price Tag, to My Priceless Treasure
For the Photo above, From an uncertain Future with a $50.00 Price Tag, to my Priceless Treasure
From an uncertain future with a $50.00 price tag, to my priceless treasure, no dog bed for this Quasar beauty, so her color is not as bright as the days when she was new, and her black and white is a little bit blue, she is more fun to watch than the evening news. My Easter gift to me, no more lonely days, I am on the Seaview, and Lost in Space, where the future is bright.