Country of Manufacture:Germany
Release dates: -
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Dual Track
Frequency Response:3¾ ips: 50Hz - 10kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.5% at 3¾ ips and 1.25% at 1ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
A half-track mono recorder with two speeds and a 5.9″ (15 cm) spool capacity.
Features included 2.5 watts output, three speakers (one full-range elliptical and two small HF drivers with passive crossover), bi-directional record and playback , clock-style position indicator, magic eye (EM 71) recording modulation indicator and the facility for attaching a (wired) remote control.
Made for the local market only and not available in the uK/USA, price when new was 698 DM.
The TK 15/3D was almost identical to the TK 9 except that that recorder only had one speed and a single speaker.
Valve compliment: EF804 ECC81 EL42 EL42 EM71 / Audio output power: 2.5 watts / Inputs: mic: 1.3mV / 500k, radio: 1.3mV / 50k, diode: 55mV / 2m / Outputs: 0.5V / 10k, 15 ohm external speaker / Speaker(s): three built-in speakers – one 6″ elliptical & two 2½” round HF / Dimensions: 15 x 8.7 x 13.8 inches (380 x 220 x 350 mm) / Weight: 2.4 lbs (12 kg) / half-track mono