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Brand: Grundig

Model:TK 830

Category:Vintage (Pre 1960, some recorders were so good, they belong in above categories)

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1957 - 1960

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 14kHz

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Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

The TK 830/3D was a larger, more professional version of the TK 16.
7″ reels could be accomodated at 7½ & 3¾ ips compared to the TK 16’s 5¾” reel capacity and 17/8
& 3¾ ips. Two record/playback heads and two erase heads were supplied for bi-directional
recording and playback.
This half-track mono, single motor recorder had no less than three internal speakers, and its ultra linear 6 watt amplifier could be used in ‘straight-through’ mode for amplifying a radio or gram etc.
A remote foot control was available as an optional accessory.

Additional Info

Valve compliment: EF 86, ECC 81, ECC83, push pull output 2 X EL 95, bias oscillator. EL 95, magic eye EM 71 / Audio output power: 6 watts / Inputs: mic: 300k, radio: 250k, diode: 1 megohm / Outputs: 15 ohm external speaker / Speaker(s): three 7″ elliptical speakers / Dimensions: 16 x 18 x 9″ (406.5 x 457 x 228.5 mm) / Weight: 46 lbs (21 kg) / half-track mono

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