Grundig Radio Photos
Updated 8/2/05

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Grundig Table Model AM/FM/SW radio. This radio was bought by a veteran at a PX in Germany, and still has its original dust cover. The emblem says "Grundig Zauberklang" which means "Magic Tone".
Front of cabinet.  Zauberklang emblem.

Late 1950's Grundig Radio/Phono. This unit is a prime example of advanced German technology. Performance is far superior to most American consoles of this time period. It has FM, AM, and Shortwave. There is a single tuning knob, but it is mechanically switched between the AM and FM tuners so that each can be tuned individually. There are two tweeters in the top sides and a woofer in the bottom. The woofer was re-foamed by cutting a piece of foam to the appropriate size and cementing it in place (a commercial woofer rebuild kit was not available for this size). All new capacitors were installed in the radio chassis. The turntable is a Perpetuum-Ebner "Rex" model and it needed new belts to operate the 33 and 45 speeds. The turntable headshell connectors were also cleaned. This is a non-stereo compatible stylus and can be used only on monaural records, but does give very good performance from them.
Photos: Front open for testing. Woofer, showing deterioration. Repaired Woofer.
New Capacitors in Radio Chassis. Top of Grundig Chassis. Back of Grundig Cabinet.
Perpetuum-Ebner Turntable Mechanism   Perpetuum-Ebner Phono Cartridge
Front View With Turntable Compartment Open   Completed Grundig, Front View.



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