BEO.ZONE

BeoLink Passive

BeoLink

Production: 1995

Designer: David Lewis

BeoLink Passive was an instrumental piece of kit in that it was a 2×30W stereo power amplifier as well as a MasterLink terminal.  Developed from the MCL2P, the unit looked similar but included a few new ideas when used within a MasterLink system.

The kit allowed the use of a pair of separate passive loudspeakers in a different ‘link room.’  So the user could have a main hi-fi in one room and be able to control a separate pair of speakers elsewhere in the house thus saving the purchase of an additional hi-fi system.

BeoLink Passive allowed for:

BeoLink Passive technical specifications

Internal power supply 
IR receiver for wall mounting 
Local operation on IR receiver: 
Four easy-touch push buttons (timer on / off, volume up or down and play/stand-by) 
Remote operation via IR receiver: 
Beolink 1000 one-way (optional extra) 
Compatibility: 
All A/C masters with Master Link distribution 
All A/V masters with Power Link distribution 
Cabinet Black aluminium/iron 
Placement Standing 
Fastened to the wall 
Frequency response 20 - 20,000 Hz +/- 1 dB 
Signal-to-noise ratio 1 watt > 80 dBA 
Input impedance (20 - 20 kHz) ML input > 100 komhs 
Input impedance (20 - 20 kHz) PL input > 22 kohms 
Channel cross talk 50 dB 
Volume control ML input Full range 
Bass/treble equalization ML input +/- 9 dB (100 Hz / 10 kHz 
Loudness ML input Yes 
Balance ML input Yes 
Long-term max. output power IEC 2 x 60 watts / 8 ohms 
Dimensions W x H x D 30 x 15 x 8 cm 
Weight 6.5 kg 
Power consumption Typical 10 watts (230 V AC) 
Power consumption, stand-by < 1.5 watts (230 V AC)