BeoVision Avant 32 RF


Production: 2001 - 06/2003

Replacing the BeoVision Avant 32, the BeoVision Avant 32 RF was an updated version of its former self complete with a ‘Real flat’ screen which allowed for a better viewing angle.  It also gave the model a more modern look as well as a new lease of life.

The set had an integrated DVD player in place of a VHS video recorder and delivered a good 2 x 39W of sound through its integrated active speakers.

With customers moving away from video recorders as a source of viewing material, the VCR version was subsequently dropped soon after this model was introduced although a VCR - as well as a satellite decoder - could still be connected for recording TV programmes. The Beocord V8000 was the recommended VHS video recorder.

BeoVision Avant 32 RF technical specifications

Details :

CTV :  
Dimensions W x H x D 84 x 109 x 61cm
Weight 93 kg
Cabinet finish Pearlescent shades of black
Pearlescent shades of silver
Pearlescent shades of red
Pearlescent shades of green
Pearlescent shades of blue
Power consumption Typical 127 W /stand-by < 2 W
Terminal included Beo4
Stand turning function +/- 35 degrees, remote operated
two memory positions
Picture tube/Visual picture 81 cm - 32″/76 cm - 30″ (16:9)
Wide-Screen, Real Flat
Curtain Electronic
Contrast screen Anti-reflex coating
Technology 100Hz
VisionClear Auto picture adjustment
Auto cut-off
Digital CTI
Adaptive Luminance Peaking
Scan Velocity Modulatioin
Improved letterbox
Motion Clear
Teletext Teletext level 2½, 1780 pages
Wide Screen Signalling (WSS)
Fasttext (FLOF), 4 memory pages per program
17 teletext languages in 7 groups
Group 0
Group 1
Group 2
(Russian) Group 3
(Greece) Group 4
(Arabic) Group 5
(Hebrew) Group 6
English, German, Swedish, Italian, French, Spanish/Portuguese, Czech/Slovak
Polish, German, Swedish, Italian, French, Serbocroat, Czech/Slovak, Romanian
English, German, Swedish, Italian, French, Spanish/Portuguese, Turkish
English, Russian, Estonian, Czech/Slovak, German, Lithuanian/Lettish, Ukrainian
English, German, Swedish, Italian, French, Spanish/Portuguese, Turkish, Greek
English, Arabic, French
English, Hebrew, Arabic
Tuning Autotune, program move and semiautomatic naming
Tuner range 45 - 860 MHz, VHF, S, Hyper, UHF
TV programmes 99
Stereo decoders A2 + Nicam
Theft protection With pin-code or Disabled
Video Tape functions :  
Video playing time, E-240 SP 4 hours, LP 8 hours
Audio playing time, E-240 LP 8 hours
Counter Track, time left, time used
Index search Track no.
Fast forward/rewind 105 sec. w. E-180 (typical)
Slow motion 1/2 and 1/12 x normal speed
Still picture Noiseless
Cue 5 x and 11 x normal speed
Recording system HQ
Sound system Hi-Fi stereo, video/audio
Playback According to type:
PAL, NTSC AV/ S-VHS in VHS quality
Timer record programming 8, 1 year
Synchonous Program Recording PDC/VPS
Speakers :  
Power amplifier modules 4 units
Long term max. outputpower per module 39 watts
Frequency range 50 - 20,000 Hz
Max. sound pressure level 96 dB
Cabinet principle/ Net volume Bass Reflex / 3.5 litres
Woofer 115 mm
Tweeter 18 mm
Bass equalizer Adaptive
Magnetic shielded Yes
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 analogue channels (Lt/Rt)
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
Connections :
- Digital audio input
- External Beolab speakers
2 x Coax phono, Input-1 for AV-scart, Input-2 for DECODER-scart
5 x Power Link (Left, Right, Rear left, Rear right, Subwoofer. - Internal Center)
Speakers recommended, Front/Rear Beolab 1, Beolab 8000, Beolab 6000, Beolab 4000, Beolab 4500
Speakers recommended, Subwoofer BeoLab 2
System modulator : Splitter/System modulator output to Link Room (BeoLink Video Distribution)
Frequency range 479 - 831 MHz (in 1 MHz step), Dual side band
Video Automatic Gain Control
Audio Mono
According to type : FM sound system G : 5.5MHz, FM sound system I : 6MHz
Connection 1 x 75 ohm ariel male
Satellite modul :(optional)  
Tuner range 950 - 2150 Mhz
Programmes 119 TV/Radio
Sound systems Mono/Stereo
Satellite radio Yes
Down conv. supply 14/18 Volts control, Tone control (22 Khz)
  DiSEqC (One way control)
Connections 2 x F-connector (2 x 75 ohm)
Set Top Box-Controller :(optional)  
Controlling boxes with BEO4 Supported boxes : Se list at Bang & Olufsen Retail System (via internet)
Controlling one or two boxes (2 x STB) 1 box controlled by use of the IR-blaster included in the kit
2 box controlled 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

Subject to change without notice

TV Input 1 x 75 ohm aerial female
System modulator 1 x 75 ohm aerial male (Splitter/System modulator Output). According to type : G or I RF output
AV- DECODER 2 x 21-pin sockets
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, RGB in (automatic 16:9 sense(pin-8))
BeoLink 1 x Master Link
Dolby® Digital
- External BeoLab speakers
- Digital audio input
5 x Power Link (2 x Front, 2 x Rear, 1 x Subwoofer)
2 x Coax phono, Input-1 for AV-scart, Input-2 for DECODER-scart
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
V.TAPE DECODER 1 x 21-pin for V.TAPE decoder (video, L, R in/out)
Satellite modul (optional) 2 x F-connector input (2 x 75 ohm)
STB-Controller output (optional) 1 x Mini jack (stereo for 2 x IR-blaster with IR-Y-adaptor)

*) Possible to configure Set Top Box(STB) at Camcorder input and control by STB-Controller
Link compatibility:

Master Link

Optional features/modules:

Satellite 4158  
Picture in picture 4007  
Set Top Box-Controller 4167  
Positioner (external) 4170 (EU) 4171 (GB)  
Power positioner (external) 4172 (EU) 4173 (GB)  

Market specifications:

Market: Type: Country: Active CTV system Basic CTV system *) System modulator VTR type
NEU 8430 A-B-CH-D-DK-E-GR-I-N-NL-P-S-SF-Other B/G B/G G 4453/4451
HK 8432 Hong Kong M/I/D/K B/G/M/I/D/K/L I 4459
GB 8433 UK, South Africa I B/G/L/L’/I/D/K I 4459
ITA 8434 Itali B/G B/G G 4453
AUS 8435 AUS, NZ B/G B/G G 4453/4451
EEU 8436 East Europe B/G/D/K B/G/M/I/D/K/L G 4456
TAI 8437 Thailand, Other B/G/M/I/D/K B/G/M/I/D/K/L G 4453/4451
FGB 8438 F, (CH, B, Cannel Island) B/G/L/L´ (NICAM B/G/L) B/G/L/L´/I/D/K G 4455

*) Basic CTV systems can be switched ON in Service men

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