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Converted Zenith Z-150 XT

A Zenith Z-150 XT brought back to life by theguth.

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Published May 14, 2021
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SKCL Alps green switches. The PCB was in great shape, but the DIN connector was a problem. theguth wanted to keep the chunky cable so he built an external converter.

Before the paint job the steel backplate and the upper plastic case were removed.

To soften the glue, holding the metal badge on, a heat gun was used in low.

After throughout cleaning the case was spray painted with Krylon fusion (espresso). The paint cured for a few days before reassembly – it seems to be bonded well.

Gallery: https://imgur.com/gallery/EwMe5qe

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Published on Fri 14th May 2021. Featured in KBD #26 (source).


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