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Brand: Grundig

Model:TK 5

Category:Vintage

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1955 - 1958

Original Price: $55

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 5"

Number of heads: 2

Dimension: 12 x 14 x 8" (305 x 355.5 x 203 mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 50 - 10kHz

Sound quality rating:6 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7/ 10

Weight: 23½ lbs (10.7 kg)

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Description

A half-track, single speed (3¾ ips) mono recorder with two heads (erase and record/playback). The drive mechanism consisted of an outer rotating cage split-phase induction motor and capstan with rubber pressure roller.The TK 5 had a single speaker built in to the cabinet, a three digit tape position indicator and an automatic stop mechanism utilising metal sensing foils.

Additional Info

Year 1955
Price when new (in the UK) £55 13 s
Track system Half-track mono
Heads Two
Motors 1 split phase induction motor
Maximum reel size 5¾ ”
Tape speeds 3¾ ips
Frequency response ( 3 dB) 50 – 10kHz
Valve complement EF 86, ECC 81, EL 42 x 2, EM85
Rewind speed 2 minutes
Inputs microphone: 500K; radio: 20K; diode: 1 megohm
Audio output power 2½ watts
Speaker(s) Single permanent magnet 5″
Dimensions 12 x 14 x 8″ (305 x 355.5 x 203 mm)
Weight 23½ lbs (10.7 kg)

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