BeoVision 5


Production: 2002 - 2006

Designed with the flexibility of integrating the television into a home décor as close as possible, BeoVision 5 could be customized with frames and grilles in a wide variety of colors (see below). The 16:9 widescreen plasma  TV was created with a variety of stands in mind; it could be either wall mounted or made to rest on the floor or its own specially manufactured low-slung cabinet and provided storage for a DVD player, satellite decoder and other A/V-related equipment. An optional motorized swivel base allowed for floor or tabletop mounting.

The TV was fitted with MasterLink for connection to other Bang & Olufsen equipment for around-the-house usage and Power Link for active speakers to be connected to surround yourself with sound in your home cinema.

BeoVision 5 technical specifications

Available in: 
Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, UK 

BeoVision 5 
Dimensions (W x H x D) 1066 x 1132 x 170 mm 
Weight 75 kg 
Cabinet finish Black - Soft touch 
Colour variants Black, silver, red, green, blue 
Mains voltage range 240V +/- 10%, 50 Hz typical 
Power consumption Typical: 282 W, standby: 1.8 W 

Terminal included Beo4 

Diagonal picture size 1066 mm Plasma display panel 

Aspect ratio 16:9 (widescreen) 
Screen Size: 106 cm diagonal 
Screen Aspect Ratio 16:9 Wide 
Number of Pixels 408,960 (852 x 480) pixels 
Pixel Pitch 1.08 mm 
Displayable Colours 16.77 million colours 
Contrast 3000:1 
Brightness 780 CD/m2 
Front mounted contrast screen Anti-reflection coated glass 
Picture display formats Format 1: Panorama 
Format 2: Letterbox zoom 
Format 3: 16:9 
Viewing comfort Electronic curtain 
Picture format optimisation 
Automatic Picture Control 
VisionClear Digital Adaptive Luminance Peaking 
Vertical peaking 
Motion compensated progressive scan 
Digital Colour Transient Improvement (CTI) 
Adaptive black 

Teletext Teletext level 2.5, 1780 pages 
Wide Screen Signalling (WSS) 
FastText (FLOF), 4 memory pages per programme 
17 Teletext languages in 7 groups 

Operation conditions temp: 0 - 40 C° 
Humidity: 35% - 80% 
Max. altitude: 1500 m 
Power amplifier modules 4 units 
Long term max. output power per module 39 watts 
Frequency range 50 - 20,000 Hz 
Max. sound pressure level 96 dB 
Cabinet principle / net volume Bass Reflex / 3.5 litre 
Woofer 115mm 
Tweeter 18mm 
Bass equalizer Adaptive 
Magnetic shielded Yes 
System modulator 
System modulator Splitter/system modulator output to link room (Beolink video distribution) 
Frequency range 479 - 831 MHz (in 1 MHz step), Dual side band 
Audio Mono 
Connection 1 x 75 ohm aerial male 
Dolby® Digital Decoder 

Decoding capabilities Dolby® Digital 5.1 channel decoding 
Dolby® Pro-Logic decoding of two channel 
Dolby® Digital 
Dolby® Pro-Logic decoding of two channel PCM 
Dolby® Pro-Logic decoding of two analog 
channels (L/R) 
Automatic format detection (Dolby® Digital, PCM) 

Calibration 3 channel tone control & loudness (L/C/R) 
Bass management, Delay management 

Sound modes (Speaker 1-5) Speaker 1: Stereo internal speakers (subwoofer muted) 
Speaker 2 (2.0/2.1): Stereo external speakers / 
Stereo external speakers + subwoofer 
Speaker 3 (3.0/3.1): Dolby®-3 stereo / Dolby®-3 
stereo + subwoofer 
Speaker 4 (4.0/4.1): Stereo-4 / Stereo-4 + subwoofer 
Speaker 5 (5.0/5.1): Dolby® Digital or Dolby® 
Pro-Logic Surround / Dolby® Digital + subwoofer 
Set-top Box Controller 

Controlling one or two 
boxes (2 x STB) 1 box control by use of the 
IR-blaster included in the kit. 
Two box control by use of the IR-blaster included in 
the kit and IR Y-adaptor (6174171) and one more 
IR-blaster (8330352). 

Connection 1 x stereo mini jack 
Product name Cabinet, BeoVision 5 
Type No. 4177 
Finish Black 
Dimensions (W x H x D) 1065 x 195 x 375 mm 

Product name Wall bracket, BeoVision 5 
Type No. 4178 
Finish Black 
Dimensions (W x H x D) 1030 x 634 x 32 mm 

Product name Floor stand, BeoVision 5 
Type No. 4171 
Finish Black 
Dimensions (W x H x D) 960 x 51 x 360 mm 

TV Input 1 x 75 ohm aerial female 
V.TAPE - AV - Decoder 3 x 21-pin sockets 
V.TAPE: CVBS in/out, RGB in 
(automatic 16:9 sense (pin-8), B&O AVL) 
AV: CVBS in/out, RGB in, S-VHS in/out 
(automatic 16:9 sense (pin-8), 
automatic S-VHS configuration, B&O AVL) 
Decoder: CVBS in/out 
(automatic 16:9 detection (pin-8)) 

Beolink 1 x MasterLink 

Camcorder/Auxiliary 3 x Phono sockets (video in/audio L-R in)*) 

S-Video (S-VHS) 1 x Y/C playback 4-pin socket 

Headphone socket 1 x Mini Jack 

Dolby® Digital 
External BeoLab speakers 5 x Power Link 
(2 x front, 2 x rear, 1 x subwoofer) 

Loudspeakers recommended, 
front/rear BeoLab 1, BeoLab 8000, BeoLab 6000, 
BeoLab 4000, BeoLab Penta, BeoLab 4500, subwoofer BeoLab 2 

Digital audio input 2 x Coax phono, Input-1 for AV-SCART, 
Input-2 for V.TAPE-SCART 

Satellite module (optional) 1 x F-connector input ( 75 ohm) 

STB-Controller output 1 x Mini-jack 
(stereo for 2 x IR-blaster with IR-Y-adaptor) 

System Modulator 1 x 75-ohm aerial male 
(splitter/system modulator output). 

*) Possible to configure Set-top box (STB) at Camcorder input and control by STB-Controller

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