Country of Manufacture:Germany
Release dates:1955 - 1958
Speeds: 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Dual Track
# Motors: 1
Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 50 - 10kHz
Wow and Flutter:
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
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.
Valve complement: EF 86, ECC 81, EL 42 x 2, EM85 / Rewind speed: approximately 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) / half-track mono