BeoVision Avant 32


Production: 1997 - 12/1998

There were two models in the original Avant range: the smaller 28″ screen version and this, the slightly largerBeoVision Avant 32. It was a direct replacement to the Beosystem AV9000 and with its slightly larger screen made it an ideal family TV set.

Dolby Pro-Logic was at first fitted although was subsequently replaced with a Dolby Surround Sound module which allowed true 5.1 sound when connected to suitable loudspeakers.

A VHS video tape recorder was fitted to its body, in exactly the same way as the smaller BeoVision Avant 28.

BeoVision Avant 32 technical specifications


Type no. 8400 A-B-CH-D-DK-E-GR-N-NL-S-SF-OTHER
8401 B-CH-E-F
8402 HK
8404 I
8405 AUS
8406 SNG
8407 KOR-TAI
8408 F-GB
Dimensions W x H x D 83.4 x 108 x 61cm
Weight 80 kg
Cabinet finish High gloss lacquer
Pearly black
Pearly grey
Pearly red
Pearly green
Pearly blue
Power consumption Typical 115 wats/stand-by < 3 watts
Terminal included Beo4
Stand turning function +/- 35 degrees, remote operated
two memory positions
Picture tube/Visual picture 81 cm - 32″/76 cm - 30″ (16:9)
Wide-Screen, In line 106 degrees
Curtain Electronic
Contrast screen Anti-reflex coating
Technology 100Hz
VisionClear Auto picture adjustment
Auto cut-off
Digital CTI
Adaptive Luminance Peaking
Scan Velocity Modulatioin
Improved letterbox
Motion Clear
Teletext Improved Teletext (about 350 pages)
Wide Screen Signalling (WSS)
Fasttext (FLOF), 7 languages
4 memory pages per program
Tuner range 45 - 860 MHz, VHF, S, Hyper, UHF
TV programmes 99
Stereo decoders According to type:
A2 + Nicam B/G/I/ as optional
A2 + Nicam B/G/L/ as optional
Nicam i as optional
Video Tape functions:  
Video playing time, E-240 SP 4 hours, LP 8 hours
Audio playing time, E-240 LP 8 hours
Counter Track, time left, time used
Index search Track no.
Fast forward/rewind 105 sec. w. E-180 (typical)
Slow motion 1/2 and 1/12 x normal speed
Still picture Noiseless
Cue 5 x and 11 x normal speed
Recording system HQ
Sound system Hi-Fi stereo, video/audio
Playback According to type:
PAL, NTSC AV(mono)/ S-VHS in VHS quality
PAL, SECAM, NTSC AV (mono)/ S-VHS in VHS quality
Timer record programming 8, 1 year
Synchonous Program Recording PDC/VPS
Power amplifier modules 4 units
Long term max. outputpower per module 39 W
Frequency range 50 - 20,000 Hz
Max sound pressure level 96 dB
Cabinet principle/ Net volume Bass Reflex / 3.5 litres
Woofer 115 mm
Tweeter 18 mm
Bass equalizer Adaptive
Magnetic shielded Yes
Sound processing module: Dolby Surrounf Pro-Logic decoder
  Stereo internal speakers
Stereo external speakers
Dolby-3 stereo
Dolby Surround
Optional Extra:  
Positioner Part no. 4170
Power positioner Part no. 4172
Picture in picture module Part no. 4165
NICAM decoder Part no. 4144
Set-top box Controller Part no. 4167


Video:- Tape 2/decoder 2 x 21-pin for AV and Decoder. AV for S-HVS in/out
Camcorder/Auxiliary 3 x phono sockets (video in/audio L-R in
S-VHS Y-C playback 4-pin socket
Headphone socket Mini jack
BeoLink 1 x ML socket
BeoLink video distribution RF out
External BeoLab speakers 4 x Power Link

Link compatibility:

Master Link

Optional features/modules:

Satellite 4158  
Picture in picture module 4165  
NICAM decoder 4144  
Set-top box Controller 4167  
Positioner (external) 4170 (EU) 4171 (GB)  
Power positioner (external) 4172 (EU) 4173 (GB)  
AV2 Expander box 8089086  

Market specifications:

Market:   CTV system
8400 North Europe B/G
8401 France, (B, CH) B/G/L/L´
8402 Hong Kong others CTV: B/G/D/K/M/I
8403 UK, South Africa I
8404 Italy B/G
8405 AUS B/G
8406 East Europe B/G/D/K
8407 Other CTV: B/G/D/K/M/I
8408 North France, Cannel Island B/G/L/L´/I, (NICAM B/G/L)

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