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Fine Cabinetry in the Curtis Mathes Line of Color Television for 1971
In 1971 Curtis Mathes had Designs to Give You the Very Latest in Electronics
In 1971 Curtis Mathes had designs to give you the very latest in electronics, the most beautiful cabinets and the greatest color and sound available. This was the year that Curtis Mathes gave the customer a choice of cabinets and electronic with a variety of electronic options: Three-star fabulous basic color; four stars add automatic fine tuning. Then six stars for complete automatic color will the features of the four star plus automatic tint control. Complete automatic color with AFT and ATC plus a black matrix super bright picture tube and gold contact tuner. No finer color was available the world at any price.
The Conquistador Model 54M0175, Spanish Styling, with Vanishing Doors
Curtis Mathes TV Commercial, they Last almost Forever
In 1971 Curtis Mathes had a full Eight Years of Protection on the Picture Tube
A Curtis Mathes Exclusive in 1971 was it had a full eight years of protection on the most expensive part of the set. There is a one year warranty on every part of every product they build. And with the adjustment warranty of eight years on every color television they built.
CM Panorama 25 Inch Screen, The McKavitt, Model 54M0575 Early American Styling
1971 Curtis Mathes Super Bright 25 Picture Tube was a Game Changer for Curtis Mathes
The all new super bright picture tube is the last word in color television luxury in 1971. The ultra rectangular screen extends the picture to the four corners; 315 square inches. The improved Curtis Mathes Super Bright Picture is the most pleasing, true to life color to be offered in television back in 1971.
Curtis Mathes Televisions "It may be the best set you can buy" TV Commercial
CM Panorama 25 Inch Screen, The Iberia, model 54M0675, Mediterranean Styling.
Curtis Mathes, Iberia Model 54M323 the Prototype for the The Iberia, model 54M0675
In 1971 Only Curtis Mathes Plays Every Set for 24 Hours
Hours Continuous Test: CM has found that most service problems occur during the first 30 days of the set's use. CMs engineers believed that 24 hours of continuous operations under elevated voltage and 10 to 15 degrees higher temperatures is equivalent ot the average first 20 days use in a home. By eliminating the problems of this period before the set is delivered, Curtis Mathes knows, beyond a doubt, that it gives you a more trouble free set.
CM Panorama 25 inch Screen, The Conrad, Model 52M2375, Contemporary Styling.
Curtis Mathes, Color Television, The Iberia, Model 54M323, Paved they Way for the Super Bright's
Curtis Mathes in 1971 Spent Additional Time and Money Testing there Television
All manufacturers use essentially the same production procedures but Curtis Mathes Carries there procedures further than anyone else. After the set containing over 600 parts is completely assembled, Curtis Mathes spends additional time and money in a 24 hour test and adjustment period. This takes place in a room which is large enough to contain an entire day's production. During this test, the performance of each set is compared to all the others by three different shifts of technicians. When each set passes these tests to the satisfaction of the Chief Engineer, his staff, and the Plant Manager, then, and only then, is it passed on to the next stage.
CM Panorama 25 Inch Screen, The Constantine, Model 52M2545, Mediterranean Styling, Fold Back Doors
Curtis Mathes Iberian, Model 54M323, Test Playing VHS 1988 Barney, With the Prototype Super Bright Screen
Only Curtis Mathes Converges Every Color Set Twice, Before it Enters the Packing Line
Only Curtis Mathes converges every color set twice, just before it enters the packing line, the take every set through a second field free dark convergence room for final touchup after many hours of run-in. Yes, it could be done in the field at the dealer's expense, but without the field-free room. This is just another quality procedure that costs money but insures better performance. at less cost to their customers. The competitors are not spending this extra time and money to do all of these things, and these are the reasons people knew back then that Curtis Mathes is delivering the world's finest color television in 1971.