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Grundig TK 247

Solid State Stereo Tape Deck (1968-69)

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Grundig TK 247


By 1970, there may be other tape recorders like Grundig's TK247 de luxe. But right now, it's unique.

For a start, it's fully transistorised solid state construction makes it exceptionally reliable. Then again, this four-track, two-speed machine has facilities for complete stereo playback and recording.

It's horizons are limitless. You can make multi-synchronous recordings, and monitoring is possible through the built-in loudspeakers or through headphones.

And just look at these Grundig refinements: 2 x4 watt output stages, one for each channel; four loudspeakers; mixer input control; illuminated VU input meters; automatic tape stop.

The TK247 de luxe takes up to 7" spools, giving a maximum playing time of eight hours.

The stylish cabinet has graphite and silver steel trim.


Track system: 4-track, 2-channel, stereo/monaural system

Reel size: up to 7 inch reel

Tape speeds: 3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.12% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 40Hz to 16kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 48dB

Input: 30mV (line), 1mV (mic)

Output: 0.8V (line)

Output power: 4 watts

Speakers: 2 x 6.5x3.75", 2 x 2.25"

Semiconductors: 21 x transistors, 4 x diodes

Dimensions: 17.5 x 13 x 7.75 inches

Weight: 30lbs

Year: 1969


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