BeoVox 4000 Passive Loudspeakers

BeoVox Loudspeaker

Production: 1967 - 1970

The Beovox 4000 was a large loudspeaker which was able to produce 40W RMS (60W music power) through its 4-way driver sysyem.

Comprising a 25cm woofer, an 18cm elliptical mid-range unit and two 4cm cone tweeters it could work admirably with the Beolab 5000 system or the Beomaster 3000, two high-end amplifiers available from Bang & Olufsen at that time.

The loudspeaker was of excellent quality and the sound easily met the DIN 45500 standard for hi-fi reproduction. It was available in rosewood and teak to complemement its partnered hi-fi components.

BeoVox 4000 Passive Loudspeakers technical specifications

BeoVox 4000  type 6217:

Dimensions W x H x D 65 x 35 x 28 cm
Weight 20 kg
Music load 60 W
Continuous load 40 W RMS (DIN 45,573)
Frequency response 30 - 20,000 Hz (DIN 45,570)
Distortion Max. 1,2 % (DIN 45,403)
Sensitivity 4 W (DIN 45,500)
Crossover frequency 500/5000 kHz
Capacity 40 litres
Resonance of woofer 18 - 22 Hz
Dispersion 120°
Number of units: 4
Bass unit 1
Mid-range 1 elliptical
Tweeter 2


Output Tweeter 4 ohms
Input DIN socket - 4 ohms

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