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Technical Details

Brand: Grundig

Model:TK 40

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1965-1965

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:(all ±3 dB): 7½ ips: 60Hz - 18kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.1% at 7½ ips, 0.12% at 3 ¾ ips, 0.2% at 1  ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

The TK40 was a quarter-track mono recorder with three speeds and a 7″ reel capacity.
Features included tape inching, Cine-socket, built-in tape cleaner, automatic stop, remote control, mixing facilities, synchronous recordings and superimposition (sound-on-sound).
Output through the internal mono amplifier was 2.5 watts. With the addition of an external amplifier and speaker, stereo playback of pre-recorded tapes could be achieved.
Price when new (UK) was £78 15s.

Additional Info

Valve complement: EF86, ECC81, 2 x EL95, EM84 / Rewind speed: 2 minutes 40 seconds for 1800ft tape / Audio output power: 2.5 watts / Outputs: line and extension speaker / Speaker(s): internal 6″ x 4″ elliptical / Dimensions: 15 x 7.7 x 16.1 inches (380 x 195 x 410 mm) / Weight: 27½ lbs (12.5 kg) / quarter- track mono

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