BEO.ZONE

BeoCord 4500

BeoCord Compact cassette

Production: 1988 - 02/1994

Designer: Jacob Jensen

Documents: Owners Manual, Service Manual, Service Manual

Beocord 4500 cassette recorder was a stereo cassette player who was designed to complement the overall look and technical characteristics of the Beosystem 4500. In its livery of black, white and a mass of polished steel it looked very modern and still does.  Time has made no impact on its looks at all.

As well as Dolby B NR, the player featured HX-Pro and auto-reverse. It also became ’state of the art’ with its motorized polished lid which rose to attention at the touch of the sense-touch display.

The model replaced Beocord 3300.

BeoCord 4500 technical specifications

Types: 
4961 (1988 - Feb 1994) 
AUS 4965 (1988 - Feb 1994) 
GB 4962 (1988 - May 1993) 
J 4964 (1988 - Feb 1993) 
USA 4963 (1988 - Aug 1993) 

Compact cassette: C46-C60-C90-C120 
Recording system: HX PRO 
Direct operation: Sensi touch 
Tape transport system: Auto reverse 
Search system: Track numbers 
Noise reduction system: Dolby B NR 
Tape switch: Auto. ferro/chrome/metal 
Tape head: Sendust 

Wow and flutter DIN: <+/- 0.15% 
Fast forward and rewind: C60 75 sec. 
Frequency range chrome: 30 - 18,000 Hz +/- 3 dB 

Signal-to-noise ratio CCIR/ARM: 
Metal Dolby B NR: >64 dB 
Chrome Dolby B NR: >63 dB 
Ferro Dolby B NR: >62 dB 

Power supply: 
4961 220V 
4962 240V 
4963 120V 
4964 100V 
4965 240V 
Power consumption: 18 W 
Dimensions W x H x D: 42 x 7 x 24.5cm 
Weight 4.5 kg 
Connections: AudioLink