BEO.ZONE

BeoVision 7-32 MKI

BeoVision

Production: 2004 - 01/2006

Designer: David Lewis

BeoVision 7 was introduced in the early days of LCD technology and accordingly the first examples - the relatively poor screen, lack of resolution and fewer connections - meant that compared to a lot of other manufacturers, the purchaser didn’t feel as though he or she was getting total value for money. But all of that has changed with newer models replacing the more elderly BeoVision 7 examples and quality now oozes every which way.

Everything about this LCD TV gives the impression of quality: from its glass-finished, high-gloss black screen frame through to its anodised aluminium outer trim. A range of stand options in a good range of colours ensured that the TV complemented a home environment suitably well.  And with a choice of speakers, an individual TV could be created - a bespoke receiver, waiting to do its owner’s bidding from the included Beo4remote control handset.

A personal choice of matching speaker was waiting to be made, from a three-way stereo version, the smaller BeoLab 7-1 or the longer BeoLab 7-2, or the monophonic centre-speaker BeoLab 7-4 for inclusion within a home cinema set-up.

Underneath the screen was its inbuilt DVD player which slid gently open out of its bulge, ready to take a DVD or CD. There was even a light built into the tray to help the user in a darkened room.

Available stands for BeoVision 7 included a table stand, fixed wall bracket for TV and loudspeaker, motorised table stand and a motorised floor stand, as well as a  moveable wall bracket for TV and loudspeaker.

On its special stands BeoVision 7 tilted and turned to suit a wide variety of viewing position and the motorised table and floor stands turned the set through an arc of 70°at the touch of a button.

BeoVision 7 was delivered as standard  with a Dolby Digital/DTS Surround Sound module, MasterLinkmodule, Set-Top Box Controller for satellite reception and control, RF Modulator, an Anti-Reflex Coated Contrast Screen and DVI PC input.

With a choice of 32″ and 40″ versions the BeoVision 7 was a very desirable TV which offered mix-and-match components and offred excellent sound and vision possibilities. The 40″ version incorporated BeoSystem 3, an advanced digital surround sound processor and was full High Definition. VisionClear technology monitored the surrounding light levels and adjusted the brightness and contrast of the set accordingly.

The first flavour of BeoVision 7 was superceded by BeoVision 7-32 MKII.

 

All versions of the BeoVision 7 included regular software updates. However, for Mark I & II versions customers had to purchase a special kit in order to make thir TVs HD-ready.

BeoVision 7-32 MKI technical specifications

Dimensions:

Dimensions CTV: W x H x D 882 x 566 x 159 mm + Stand
Weight Approx. 30 kg

Dimensions/weight for Wall Bracket type 4095: H x W x D: 522 x 120 x 129 mm./ 3.7 kg
Dimensions/weight for Wall Bracket type 4096: H x W x D: 519 x 107 x 213 mm./ 4 kg

Template for wall mounting plate types 4095 and 4096:

Details:

CTV :  
Cabinet finish Silver, Black, Dark Grey, Red, Blue
Power consumption Typically 152 watt/Stand-by 1 W
Terminal included Beo4
LCD 32″ 16:9 TFT LCD
Resolution 1366×768 (WXGA)
Display colours 16.7 mio. (true)
Luminance of white (center of screen) typ. 450 cd/m2 (typical)
Contrast ratio (center of screen) typ. 1000:1 (min. 700:1)
Response time typ. 16 msec.
Viewing angle typ. 85 degrees (min. 75 degrees) both vertical and horisontal
Contrast screen Anti-reflex coated
VisionClear Adaptive black
Digital Adaptive Dynamic Luminance Peaking
Digital Adaptive Noise Reduction
Blue Stretch
Digital Colour Transient Improvement
Motion Compensated Film Mode
Comb Filter
Vertical Peaking
Automatic Picture Control
Teletext Teletext level 2½, approx. 2000 pages
Wide Screen Signalling (WSS)
VPT (Video Programming by Teletext)
9 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 automatic naming
Tuner range 45 - 860 MHz, VHF, S, Hyper, UHF
TV programmes 99
Stereo decoders A2 + Nicam
Formats Format 1: 16:9 Panorama - 15:9 Panorama  (4:3 only active via setup in Service Mode)
Format 2: Letterbox + Soft Scroll.
Format 3: 16:9
Automatic format optimization via “Black Bar Detection”
16:9 detection on all Scart connectors
Support of WSS (Wide Screen Signalling pulses) from broadcaster
Options 0, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6.
Menu languages English, Danish, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Swedish
PIN-code protection With pin-code or Disabled
DVD:  
Disc sizes 12 cm
Frequency range 20Hz - 20KHz
Playback the following: DVD-Video, Video CD, CD-DA, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-MP3
Multistandard PAL/NTSC
Signal-to-noise-ratio Typical 100 dB, A weighted, in Audio mode
DVD Region According to type (see survey below)
Set Top Box Controller (STB-C): Built in - Supports up to four STB’s (IR-blaster included).
Controlling boxes with BEO4 Supported boxes : Se list at Bang & Olufsen Retail System (via internet)
Loudspeaker: BeoLab 7-1 (for more technical details see Techn.Spec. for BeoLab 7-1)
Types 6210/6212 depending on market
System modulator : Splitter/system modulator output to link room (BeoLink Video Distribution)
Frequency range 479 - 831 MHz (in 1 MHz step), Dual side band
Audio Mono
According to type : FM sound system G : 5.5MHz, FM sound system I : 6MHz
DSM (Digital Surround Sound Module): Standard (always mounted)
Stands (Optional):  
Table stand: Type 4097 Black: No turning, no vertical tilt function
Motorised Floor Stand: Type 4091 Aluminum: Motorised turn, manual vertical tilt function
Turn: +/-35 degrees (accepted tolerance +/-2 degrees)
Tilt: +10/-6 degrees (vertical position as reference)
Motorised Table Stand: Type 4092 Aluminum: Motorised turn, manual vertical tilt function
Turn: +/-35 degrees (accepted tolerance +/-2 degrees)
Tilt: +10/-6 degrees (vertical position as reference)
Wall Bracket for TV and Speaker (Close)

 

Type 4095 Aluminium:

Manual turn, manual vertical tilt function
Turn: +/-16 degrees
Tilt: +10/-6 degrees (vertical position as reference)
Wall Bracket for TV and Speaker (Extended

 

Type 4096 Aluminium:

Manual turn, manual vertical tilt function
Turn: +/-26 degrees
Tilt: +10/-6 degrees (vertical position as reference)

Connections
Link compatibility:

MasterLink

Optional features/Modules:

Digital Satellite module (DVB-S)
Digital Terrestrial module(DVB-T)
Type 4038 (part no. 1403800)
Type 4464 (part no. 1446400)
 
HD-ready kit Type 4370 (part no. 1437000)  
Table stand (black) Type 4097 (part no. 1409766)  
Motorised table stand (aluminium) Type 4092 (part no. 1409211)  
Motorised floor stand (aluminium) Type 4091 (part no. 1409111)  
Wall bracket (incl. speakermounting) - close (aluminium) Type 4095 (part no. 1409511)  
Wall bracket (incl. speakermounting) - deep (aluminium) Type 4096 (part no. 1409611)  

Market specifications:

Type Type no. Market Basic TV system*) Active TV
system
System
modulator
DVD
Region
NEU-2 9311 Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece

 

Holland, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Slovenia.

Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Arab Emirates

B/G B/G G 2
NEU-3 9312 Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand B/G B/G G 3
HK 9313 Hong Kong B/G/L/D/K/M/I D/K/M/I I 3
GB 9314 South Africa, UK B/G/L/L’/I/D/K I I 2
AUS 9315 Australia, New Zealand B/G B/G G 4
EEU-2 9316 Czech Repub., Hungary, Poland, Slovak Rep. B/G/L/L’/I/D/K B/G/D/K G 2
EEU-5 9317 Russia, Morocco B/G/L/L’/I/D/K B/G/D/K G 5
FGB-2 9318 Bahrain, Egypt, France, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland B/G/L/L’/I/D/K B/G/L/L,I G 2
CN 9320 China B/G/L/D/K/M/I D/K/M/I I 6
Part Numbers:
BeoVision 7 - 1816089
Table Stand - 1409766
BeoLab 7-1 - 1621011
Wall Bracket – Fixed - 1409511
Motorised Floor Stand - 1409111
Wall Bracket – Moveable - 1409611
Motorised Table Stand - 1409211