BEO.ZONE

BeoGram 1000

BeoGram Record Decks

Production: 1965 - 12/1973

Designer: Jacob Jensen

Documents: Service Manual, Schematic, Owners Manual

A beautiful machine to look at and certainly a trendsetter in its day, the actual design of Beogram 1000 was carried out by Jacob Jensen during one of his earlier commissions for Bang & Olufsen. The tonearm and MMC cartridge principle was by Erik Rørbæk Madsen. At the time, it was the recommended record player for Beomaster 1000 as the two items were visually very similar.

The record deck also gained fame in that it was the very first turntable to be designated with the suffix ‘Beogram’. Although the prefix ‘Beo’ had been used on some of its products, earlier Bang & Olufsen record decks did not formally hold this product name.

Sturdy and reliable, Beogram 1000 had low rumble and was pretty much vibration free, ideal for families and those who enjoyed the occasional soirée!

There was a choice of wood finish and Bang & Olufsen’s renowned ST/L15 pickup arm was factory fitted.  A translucent lid completed the ensemble

BeoGram 1000 technical specifications

Types: 
5202 (1965 - Dec 1971) 
5203 (1965 - Dec 1973) 
5229 (1965 - Dec 1973) 
GB 5212 (1965 - Dec 1973) 
V 5223 (1965 - Dec 1972) 

Voltage: 110 - 220 V AC 
Power consumption 10 W 

Speeds: 45 and 33 rpm 
Rumble Better than 55 dB (DIN B) 
Wow and flutter +/- 0.15 % peak value Pickup arm: ST/L 15° 
Cueing device: built-in 
Pickup SP 14A 
Recommended tracking force 1.5 - 2.5 kg 
Specifications: Dimensions W x H x D: 35.8 x 13.5cm (approx. 16cm with dust cover) x 30.8cm 
Weight 6 kg 

RIAA amplifier could be built-in