BeoMaster 6000 (1981)

BeoMaster Tuner/Amplifier

Production: 1981 - 02/1987

Documents: Owners Manual, Owners Manual, Schematic, Service Manual, Service Manual

Beomaster 6000, like its bigger brother the Beomaster 8000 was a revelation when it was first produced. Like all of the associated 6000 and 8000 components, everyone stood out from the rest of both the Bang & Olufsen range at the time and with whatever other manufacturers - often with their standard black boxes with controls on their fronts - were producing at the time.

Slightly smaller and less potent than the Beomaster 8000, the Beomaster 6000 was based upon the same design philosophy.  However, at 75W per channel this was quite sufficient for most customers’ use with the receiver delivering a high quality of sound linked with extreme ease of use through its top-panel display of volume and sound sources; and secondary controls - like AFC, tuning in and programming - being discretely hidden out of sight under the sizeable brushed aluminium top panel.

A simple form of Bang & Olufsen’s Datalink system was included which allowed for around-the-house music when used with other products, as the receiver was designed with the incorporation of sophisticated electronics and microprocessors.

The radio tuner was FM-only which covered the necessary 87,5 to 108 MHz range, and with its, AFC was able to lock on to distant stations to produce excellent quality stereo sound.

BeoMaster 6000 (1981) technical specifications

2251 (1981 - May 1986) 
GB 2252 (1981 - May 1987) 
US 2253 (1981 - Feb 1987) 
J 2254 (1981 - Dec 1982) 
Continuous power output per channel: 75 W at 8 ohms 
Total harmonic distortion: < 0.08 % 
IHF Intermodulation: < 0.05 % 

Bass control at 40 Hz: +/- 11 dB 
Treble control at 12.500 Hz: +/- 11 dB 

Power supply: 
2251 220V 
2252 240V 
2253 120V 
2254 100V 

Power consumption: 50 - 320 W 
Dimensions W x H x D: 52.5 x 15 x 38cm 
Weight: 14 kg 
RIAA amplifier: built-in 

Connections: Speakers 2 sets 
Phono: DIN 
Tape 1: DIN 
Tape 2: Phono 
Headphones jack

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