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Brand: Grundig

Model:TK 17L

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1965 - 1968

Original Price: $45

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 5"

Number of heads: 2

Dimension: 13.4 x 6.9 x 10.6 inches (340 x 175 x 270 mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response:(+ 3, -5 dB): 60 - 12kHz

Wow and Flutter: 0.2%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 45dB

Sound quality rating:6 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10

Weight: 22 lbs (10 kg)

Additional Details

Description

A mono quarter-track recorder with a single speed of 3¾ ips and a maximum spool size of 5¾”.  Replay characteristics were to NARTB specifications. Three inputs were provided (mic, diode and PU) plus outputs for line (700mV) and external speaker (5 ohms). An EM84 magic eye tube provided record level modulation.
Price when new (UK) was £45 3s.

Additional Info

Year 1965
Price when new (in the UK) £45 3s
Track system half-track mono
Heads two
Motors one
Maximum reel size 5¾”
Tape speeds 3¾ ips
Frequency response (+ 3, -5 dB) 60 – 12kHz
Wow & flutter not exceeding 0.2%
Signal to noise ratio 45dB
Valve complement ECC83, ECL86, EM84
Semiconductors B 250, C 75, E 25 & C 5
Audio output power 4 watts
Inputs
Microphone: 2mV across 1.5 Mohm
Diode: 2mV across 22 Kohm
Radio / gram PU: 100mV across 1 Mohm
Outputs
High impedance: 700mV across 15k ohm; External speaker 5 ohm
Speaker(s) 5¾ x 3¾” (142 x 95 mm) elliptical with ceramic magnet
Fast rewind 3 minutes
Dimensions 13.4 x 6.9 x 10.6 inches (340 x 175 x 270 mm)
Weight 22 lbs (10 kg)

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