BEO.ZONE

BeoSystem 4500

BeoSystem

Production: 1988 - 05/1994

Designer: Jacob Jensen David Lewis

Documents: Owners Manual

BeoSystem 4500 was comprised of BeoMaster 4500 receiver, BeoGram 4500, BeoGram CD 4500, BeoCord 4500 cassette recorder, Beolab 4500 active speakers.

Co-operatively designed by both Jacob Jensen and David Lewis, Beosystem 4500 received the Japanese Good Design Award in 1989 for its elegant and functional design.

BeoSystem 4500 technical specifications

Beomaster 4500 Specifications 
Types: 
AUS 2965 (1988 - June 1993) 
EU 2961 (1988 - May 1994) 
J 2964 (1988 - June 1993) 
US 2963 (1988 - May 1994) 
GB 2962 (1988 - Sept 1993) 

Long-term max. output power IEC: 2 x 55 W / 8 ohms 
Harmonic distortion DIN/IEC: < 0.08 % 
Power output 20 - 20,000 Hz IHF: 2 x 20 W / 8 ohms 
Total harmonic distortion IHF: < 0.1 % at 20 W 20 - 20000 Hz 
Intermodulation: < 0.1 % 

Bass control at 40 Hz: +/- 12 dB 
Treble control at 12000 Hz: +/- 12 dB 

Link compatibility: Master Control Link 

FM range: 
Type: 2961, 2962, 2963, 2965: 87.5 - 108.5 MHz 
Type: 2964: 76 - 90 MHz 
AM tuner section: 
LW range Type: 2961, 2962: 150 - 350 KHz 
MW range Type: 2961, 2962, 2963, 2964, 2965: 520 - 1610 KHz 
Power supply 2961 220V 
2962 240V 
2963 120V 
2964 100V 
2965 240V 
Power consumption: 10 - 135 W 
Dimensions W x H x D: 62 x 7 x 25cm 
Weight: 7 kg 
RIAA amplifier: built-in 

Connections: 2 sets of speakers 
CD DIN 
TP1 DIN 
AUX DIN 
OH/TP2 DIN 
PowerLink 2 

Beocord 4500 Specifications 
Types: 
4961 (1988 - Feb 1994) 
AUS 4965 (1988 - Feb 1994) 
GB 4962 (1988 - May 1993) 
J 4964 (1988 - Feb 1993) 
USA 4963 (1988 - Aug 1993) 

Compact cassette: C46-C60-C90-C120 
Recording system: HX PRO 
Direct operation: Sensi touch 
Tape transport system: Auto reverse 
Search system: Track numbers 
Noise reduction system: Dolby B NR 
Tape switch: Auto. ferro/chrom/metal 
Tape head: Sendust 

Wow and flutter DIN: <+/- 0.15% 
Fast forward and rewind: C60 75 sec. 
Frequency range chrome: 30 - 18,000 Hz +/- 3 dB 
Signal-to-noise ratio CCIR/ARM: 
Metal Dolby B NR: >64 dB 
Chrome Dolby B NR: >63 dB 
Ferro Dolby B NR: >62 dB 

Power supply: 
4961 220V 
4962 240V 
4963 120V 
4964 100V 
4965 240V 
Power consumption: 18 W 
Dimensions W x H x D: 42 x 7 x 24.5cm 
Weight 4.5 kg 
Connections: AudioLink 

Beogram CD 4500 

BeoGram CD4500 
Types: 
5171 (1988 - Jan 1994) 
AUS 5175 (1988 - Feb 1994) 
GB 5172 (1988 - Feb 1993) 
J 5174 (1988 - March 1992) 
USA 5173 (1988 - May 1994) 

Power supply: 
5171: 220V 
5172: 240V 
5173: 120V 
5174: 100V 
5175: 240V 
Power consumption: 23 W 
Dimensions W x H x D: 42 x 7 x 24.5cm 
Weight: 4.5 kg 

Link compatibility: Datalink 

Beogram 4500 Specifications 
Types: 
5951 (1988 - May 1991) 
AUS 5955 (1988 - May 1991) 
J 5954 (1988 - May 1991) 
USA 5953 (1988 - May 1991) 

Wow and flutter, DIN < +/- 0.06 % 
Rumble DIN weighted > 80 dB 
Rumble DIN unweighted > 55 dB 

Speeds: 33 - 45 rpm 
Speed deviation: < +/- 0.2 % 
Power supply: 
5951: 220V 
5953: 120V 
5954: 100V 
5955: 240V 
Power consumption: < 10 W 
Dimensions W x H x D: 42 x 7.5 x 32.5 cm 
Weight 5.3 kg