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Beovision 8900

BeoVision

Production: 1981 - 1983

Designer: Henning Moldenhawer

Beovision 8900 was a 26″ colour television which offered A2 stereo sound (NICAM was not offered). It was Bang & Olufsen’s first stereophonic TV.

Fitted with the Video Terminal remote control its amplifier provided 2 x 15 watts through its log line loudspeakers system where a 10cm woofer and a 5cm tweeter were fitted.

Beovision 8900 technical specifications

Types: 
3391 (1981 - Dec 1983) 
D 3392 (1981 - Dec 1983) 
OSCAR 3327 (1981 - Nov 1983) 
Picture tube size: 66cm 
Cabinet: wood veneer 
Features: stereo sound with stereo enhancement 
Bilingual sound 

Number of programmes: 16 VHF - UHF 
Range VHF 2 - 12 
UHF channels: 21 - 69 

Picture tube: 
30 AX 110° in line self-converging 
Start time Approx. 5 sec 
Aerial impedance 75 ohms coaxial 

Speakers, 2 set Log Line system 
Woofer: 10cm 
Tweeter: 5cm 
Sound power output 2 x 15 W/ 8 ohms 
Harmonic distortion < 1 % at 15 watts, <0.5% at 14 W 
Intermodulation < 1 % 
Frequency range 30 - 20,000 Hz +/- 1.5 dB 
Power bandwidth 30 - 50,000 Hz 
Signal-to-noise ratio > 55 dB 
Bass control +/- 8 dB/100 Hz 
Treble control +/- 8 dB/ 10,000 Hz 

Power supply: 180 - 265 V 
Power consumption 85 (70 - 160) W 
Stand-by < 2 W 
Dimensions W x H x D 89.5 x 49 x 45.5cm 
Weight 41 kg 

Connections: Headphones output Max. 10.5V/200 ohms 
External speakers 8 ohms 
Tape output 600 mV/ 1 kohms 
Amplifier output 600 mV/ 1 kohms 
AV socket, Audio/video IN/OUT DIN 6 pin 
Video input 1Vpp ohms FBAS 
Video output 1Vpp 75 ohms 
Audio input 600 mV/ 100 kohms 
Audio output 600 mV/ 1 kohms 
Remote control: Video Terminal