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Technical Details

Brand: Grundig

Model:TK 46

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1966-1966

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB+1/2PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 3"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 60Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.1% at  7½ ips. 0.12% at 3¾ ips. 0.2% at 1 ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

Built in 1962, the TK 46
was one of Grundig’s first quarter-track stereo recorders and it is almost
identical to its half-track counterpart, the TK47.
With three heads (erase, record & playback) and three speeds (7½ ips,
3¾ ips and 1 ips),
the TK46 was much the same machine electronically as the TK 41 but with
two of everything.
The twin in-built “Hi-Fi” speakers
were satisfyingly adequate although lacked “stereo spatiality”,
however external stereo speakers could be connected via extension sockets.

Additional Info

Bias frequency: 75kHz / Valve complement: 2 x EF 86, 2 x ECC 81, 2 x ECC 83, ELL 80, EL 95, EM 84 plus 3 selenium rectifiers / Rewind speed (1800ft): forward - 3 mins 40 sec. rewind 2 mins 40 sec / Audio output power: 2 x 4 watts / Inputs: mic - 1.5mV / 1.5 M.ohms. radio / diode - 1.5mV / 39 K.ohms. pickup - 80mV / 2.2M.ohms / Outputs: external speakers, high impedance line: 600 mV / 15 K.ohms / Speaker(s): 2 internal Superphone 6" x 4" / Dimensions: 20 x 15¾ x 8½ " (510 x 400 x 210 mm) / Weight: 33 lbs (14.8 kg) / TK 46 - quarter-track stereo. TK 47 - half-track stereo

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