Category:Vintage (Pre 1960, some recorders were so good, they belong in above categories)
Country of Manufacture:Germany
Release dates:1965 - 1968
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:(+3dB -5dB): 7½ ips: 50Hz - 16kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.2 %
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
Based on the same mechanical system as the TK 400, the TK 200U was a half-track mono recorder with two speeds (3¾ and 7½ ips) and a spool capacity of up to 7″ in size.
Features included a variable-speed wind/rewind lever, tone control (playback only), high impedance output and a magic eye record level indicator
This recorder was not available in the U.K.
Distortion: 5% maximum / Valve complement: ECC83, ECL86, EM 81, 1 rectifier and 1 diode / Audio output power: 2.5 watts / Inputs: single input, 2.2 – 45mV across 1.5Mohm / Outputs: external speaker 3-7 ohms, high impedance 700mV / 15Kohm / Speaker(s): 1 x high flux permanent magnet moving coil 3¾ x 5½” / Dimensions: 13¾ x 11½ x 7″ (349 x 292 x 178 mm) / half-track mono