Country of Manufacture:Germany
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 3
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
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
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The quarter-track stereo TM 45 was one of Grundig’s first tape decks and was basically a TK 46 without internal amplifiers and speakers.
Features included a 7″ reel capacity, synchronous and multiple synchronous recording, echo, three heads (erase, record & playback), NARTB replay characteristics and three speeds (7½ ips,
3¾ ips and 1 ips).
Price when new (in the UK) was £73 10s.