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BeoCord 1600

BeoCord Compact cassette

Production: 1981 - 02/1983

Designer: Jacob Jensen

Beocord 1600 complemented Beomaster 1600 and Beogram 1600 exactly when the whole system was known as Beosystem 1600.  Like all of these machines, the emphasis was that of ease of use and reliability, so these machines proved to be both stylish and accessible.

There was a choice of the three types of the available cassette tape (Fe, Chrome or Metal) and the recording head was one of  Sendust making it extremely durable, offering excellent sound. Dolby B NR was fitted as standard, and a useful peak programme meter all aided the popularity of the machine.

Beocord 1600 was identical to Beocord 1700 with the exception that it was finished in a matte black color.

BeoCord 1600 technical specifications

Types: 2661 (1981 - Jan 1983), USA 2664 (1981 - Feb 1983) 

Compact cassette: C46-C60-C90 
Tape head: Sendust 
Noise reduction: Dolby NR 
Tape switch: Auto Ferro/chrome 

Wow and flutter DIN: <+/- 0.15% 
Speed deviation: <+/- 1% 
Fast forward and rewind: C60 90 sec. 

Frequency range chrome/metal/ferro: 
30 - 16,000 Hz +/- 3 dB with MPX filter 

Signal-to-noise ratio metal Dolby NR: >66 dB 
Signal-to-noise ratio chrome Dolby NR: >64 dB 
Signal-to-noise ratio ferro Dolby NR: >62 dB 
Power supply 2661 220V / 2664 120V 
Power consumption 20 W 
Dimensions W x H x D: 40 x 10 x 26cm 
Weight 5 kg 
Connections: Microphone DIN 0,3 mV / 33 kohms 

Width 40cm, Height 10cm, depth 26cm