Production: 1983 - 05/1986
Designer: Jacob Jensen
Comprising the following products, the Beosystem 5000 was Bang & Olufsen’s answer to the many stacking systems which were appearing on the world’s sound stage in the early 1980s:
Connections: 2 cassette decks (one with A/B monitoring); record deck; Aux/CD player; graphic equalizer; Aux power amplifier socket having built-in pre-amp.
All sockets were duplicated in DIN and RCA types. 2 pairs speakers. Stereo headphones.
Data-link connections to associated Bang & Olufsen sound sources. AM and FM aerials.
NB - Beosystem MCP5000 could also control various functions of Beocord VHS 91 video cassette recorder:
Play functions: Play-stop
Search counter: Yes
Rewind/fast forward: Yes
Record functions: Start-pause-stop
Master Control Link: MCL