BEO.ZONE

BeoCenter 7700

BeoCenter

Production: 1982 - 05/1988

Designer: Jacob Jensen

Documents: Owners Manual, Owners Manual, Service Manual, Service Manual

Beocenter 7700 was king of the 7000-series music centres.  Introduced at the same time as the Beocenter 7007, further refinements were made including that of a push-button opened aluminium cover complete with interior light. Similar in specifications to the Beocenter 7007 the 7700 went further in that it included a better quality MMC3 pickup.

As well as visual aesthetics, the main introduction with this particular model was that of a two-way remote control unit allowing the user to see - by way of an LCD display - just what source was being played in another room. This was indeed extremely innovative and it was something that no other manufacturer had even thought about, never mind put into practise!

Not just another “ordinary music centre” the Beocenter 7700 was clearly in a league of its own, and with its choice of speakers - Beovox S80.2 was recommended as well as any from the new ‘C‘ range of compact speakers for multi-room use - the Beocenter 7700 gave the user just about everything that was available at the time: top quality music from radio, cassette and phono sources and its inbuilt 2 x 40W amplifier.

System Cabinet SC77 (or even the SC50) were created especially for storage of the Beocenter 7700.

BeoCenter 7700 technical specifications

Type no: 1811
Power output RMS DIN: 2 x 40 W / 4 ohms
Harmonic distortion: <0,1%
Intermodulation: <0,3%
Frequency range + / - 1,5 Db: 20 - 30000 Hz
FM sensitivity stereo 46dB: <25 microvolts/75 ohms
FM harmonic distortion: <0,2%
FM Stereo channel separation > 35dB
AM sensitivity 20dB LW/MW: < 100/80 microvolts

Record player - pickup: MMC4
Recommended tracking force: 12mN/1.2g
Speeds: 33 - 45 rpm
Wow & flutter DIN: <+/- 0.09%
Rumble weighted: >65dB
Rumble unweighted: >45dB
Tape recorder - Wow & flutter DIN: <+/- 0,15%
Speed deviation: <+/- 1,5%
Fast forward & rewind: 70 sec
Frequency range metal/chrome: 30 - 16KHz Signal-to-noise ratio Metal Dolby NR: >66dB
Chrome Dolby NR: >64dB
Ferro Dolby NR: >62dB
Metal: >59dB
Chrome >57dB
Power supply: 110-130-220-240 V
Frequency/consumption: 50-60 Hz/250V
Finishes: teak or rosewood
Dimensions W x H x H/weight: 72 x 9,5 x 38cm/16,5kg