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Brand: Grundig

Model:TS 945 & TS 925

Category:Super High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1977 - 1982

Original Price: $1977

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 8"

Number of heads: 3

Dimension: 16.2 x 816.2 x 7" (410 x 410 x 180)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 20Hz - 20kHz 3¾ ips: 20Hz -16kHz

Wow and Flutter:7½ ips: 0.05%. 3¾ ips: 0.09%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:64dB at 7½ ips, 62dB at 3¾ ips (weighted)

Sound quality rating:6 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7/ 10

Weight: 28.6 lbs (13 kg)

Additional Details

Description

The TS 945 Super Hi-Fi was a quality, quarter-track stereo recorder with three Reovac heads. A half-track
version the TS 925 was offered as an alternative for the more discerning audiophile. Two speeds of 3¾ and 7½ ips gave (respectively) the following wow & flutter figures: 0.15%, 0.09% & 0.05%.
Other features included:

3 motor drive
8½ reel capacity
Tape tension regulation for horizontal or vertical operation
twin meters
Facilities for trick recording.
Adjustable rewind speed
Variable playback speed
4 digit tape counter with search

Additional Info

Year 1977
Price when new (in West Germany) 1,200 DM
Track system Quarter-track stereo (model TS 925 half-track stereo)
Heads Three (erase, record and playback – made from Reovac)
Motors Three
Maximum reel size 8½ ”
Tape speeds 7½ and 3¾ ips
Frequency response ( 3dB)
7½ ips: 20Hz – 20kHz
3¾ ips: 20Hz -16kHz
Wow & flutter 7½ ips: 0.05%.; 3¾ ips: 0.09%
Stereo separation 60dB
Signal to noise ratio 64dB at 7½ ips, 62dB at 3¾ ips (weighted)
Speed tolerance 1% at 7½ ips
Bias frequency 105 kHz
Erase ratio 70db
Inputs
microphone I: 1mV (33 Kohms), 50 mV – 8V (2 Mohms)
microphone 2: 0.15mV (200 ohms)
line: 75mV – 5 V (2.2 Kohm)
radio: 3mV (33 Kohm)
phono 1: 115mV (1 Mohm)
phono 2: 10mV
Outputs
line: 50mw @ 400 Ohms
DIN: 0.5V – 1.5V (< 15 Kohms)
headphones: 30mW at 400 ohms
Dimensions 16.2 x 816.2 x 7″ (410 x 410 x 180)
Weight 28.6 lbs (13 kg)

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