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BeoCord 1900

BeoCord Compact cassette

Production: 1978 - 10/1981

Designer: Jacob Jensen

Documents: Owners Manual, Service Manual

Beocord 1900 was a high-quality stereo cassette recorder which was fitted with Dolby NR noise reduction. It was on a par with the best that Bang & Olufsen had to offer at this period and was a viral machine sales-wise. It had been designed specifically for the ever-popular Beomaster 1900, and between them visually it seemed a marriage made in heaven.  However, sizes of the two machines varied by quite a few millimeters and to place the two together meant that there was always a definite visual ’step’ between them.

BeoCord 1900 technical specifications

Types: 
2643 (1978 - March 1981) 
GB 2646 (1978 - Dec 1980) 
USA 2644 (1978 - Oct 1981) 

Compact cassette: C60-C90 
Wow and flutter, DIN: < +/- 0.15% 
Speed deviation: < +/- 1% 
Fast forward and rewind: 90 sec 
Frequency range, DIN: 30 - 15,000 Hz 
Signal-to-noise ratio, DIN: Chrome > 56 dB 
With Dolby Chrome: > 64 dB 

Power supply: 
2643 220V 
2644 110V 
2646 240V 

Power consumption: 25 W 
Dimensions W x H x D: 40 x 8 x 25cm 
Weight 5 kg 

Connections: AUX 
Microphone 0.175 mV / 2.2 kohms