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LF TEK portable cassette radio
« on: December 06, 2017, 05:19:17 PM »
Please guys.  :notworthy:

It looks like this and is from the 1980's.



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Re: LF TEK portable cassette radio
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2017, 11:58:12 PM »
I have seen the TEK logo in my travels, but not a lot of info about this brand or maybe I am looking in the wrong place.
Does anyone recognize them at all?

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Re: LF TEK portable cassette radio
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2017, 06:42:20 AM »
I could be wrong but I think it might be a local brand by the then TEK Electronics, who handled the Pioneer & JVC agencies in the 70s and 80s. So most likely a rebranded version from one of those manufacturers.


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Re: LF TEK portable cassette radio
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2017, 09:14:33 AM »
I suspect you are very right sir. I did start searching the other brands last night and somehow mostly ended up with JVC as search results.  :notworthy:

Please everyone, I need you to raid your grannie's house and garage for one of these. I will obviously replace the radio (If found) with a modern equivalent.

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Re: LF TEK portable cassette radio
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2017, 03:23:49 PM »
I had a Blaupunkt very similar to the top portable radio in appearance, except it has a single tape deck. Gave it to a chap at work who still uses it, just had a look at it and it still looks great.


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Re: LF TEK portable cassette radio
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2017, 04:42:00 PM »


are you looking for that specific make & model, or just something like that?
cash converters centurion had a similar telefunken, non working though, for r300. at that price could be worth taking a gamble?
i was quite tempted, as it is the exact same model that i had in the mid 80s.

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Re: LF TEK portable cassette radio
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2017, 05:23:33 PM »
Hi Ron, how you doing sir.
Thank you kindly for the reply and the headsup regarding the one for sale.
Nostalgia is the reason I am looking for the specific TEK as per the pic. It is for a good friend who had one just like that in the 80's.  :groovy:
I will even come and dig in grannie's attic if you suspect that there might be one in there somewhere.
Even if it is not working, everything ( well, almost everything ) can be fixed.
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Re: LF TEK portable cassette radio
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2017, 05:31:56 PM »
I had a Blaupunkt very similar to the top portable radio in appearance, except it has a single tape deck. Gave it to a chap at work who still uses it, just had a look at it and it still looks great.


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My first new radio in the 80s was also a blaupunkt, double tapedeck and the speakers were detachable.

My older brother agreed after much pestering to buy me the stupid radio if I wash and polish his car every saturday till it was paid off. The car in question was a brand new Corrola SE. liftback....Man, I loved that radio and often wonder what ever happened to it. I left it at the army camp when I cleared out after national service. Might still be there.
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