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Brand: Grundig

Model:Cub

Category:Vintage

Application:Portable

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1959 - 1962

Tracks:

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): Multi

Frequency Response:150 - 5kHz (approximately)

Wow and Flutter:

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:approximately 40dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

A small, portable, fully
transistorised recorder from Grundig, also sold as the ‘Niki’ in various
parts of the world, especially in Europe.
Maximum spool size was 3″ (76cm) and the “mean” playing
speed was 3¾ ips.
The Cub was driven by the pull of the take-up spool, so that the actual
speed at which the tape passed the recording head was continually increased
as more tape accumulated on the take-up spool. This was a problem only
when tapes were to be played on standard machines but no doubt many users
would feel it a considerable limitation).

Additional Info

Maximum recording time: 2 x 15 minutes / Semiconductors: 2 x OC71, 2 x OC72 / Audio output power: above 100mW / Inputs: one – all purpose / Speaker(s): 3.5 ohm small internal elliptical / Dimensions: 11 x 6¾ x 3½” (279 x 171 x 89 mm) / Weight: 5½ lb with batteries (2.5kg) / half-track mono

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