BeoVision Avant 32 RF DVD


Production: 12/2001 - 05/2004

Replacing the BeoVision Avant 32, the BeoVision Avant 32 RF DVD was an updated version of its former self complete with a ‘Real flat’ screen which allowed for a better viewing angle.  It also gave the model a more modern look as well as a new lease of life.

The set had an integrated DVD player in place of a VHS video recorder and delivered a good 2 x 39W of sound through its integrated active speakers. This particular model could be fitted with the Dolby Digital Surround Sound module which would give digital-quality surround sound when connected to suitable loudspeakers from the Bang & Olufsen BeoLab range. BeoLab 8000 at the front and BeoLab 6000 at the rear- together with a BeoLab 2 sub-woofer- were the recommended active loudspeakers.


BeoVision Avant 32 RF DVD technical specifications

BeoVision Avant 32 (DVD) Specifications 
Dimensions W x H x D: 84 x 109 x 61cm Weight: 86 kg 

Cabinet finish: 
Pearlescent shades of black, silver, red, green, blue 

Power consumption: Typical 134 watt/stand-by < 2 watt 

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, Real Flat 

Curtain : Electronic 
Contrast screen: Anti-reflex coating 

VisionClear: Auto picture adjustment 
Auto cut-off 
Digital CTI 
Adaptive Luminance Peaking 
Scan Velocity Modulatioin 
Improved letterbox 
Motion Clear 

Teletext: Teletext level 2*, 1780 pages 
Wide Screen Signalling (WSS) 
Fastext (FLOF), 4 memory pages per program 
17 teletext languages in 7 groups 

Tuning: Autotune, program move and semiautomatic naming 
Tuner range: 45 - 860 MHz, VHF, S, Hyper, UHF 
TV programmes: 99 
Stereo decoders: A2 + NICAM 
Theft protection: With pin-code or Disabled: 

DVD: Built-in 
Disc sizes: 12 cm - 5" 
Frequency range: 20Hz - 20KHz 
Playback the following: DVD-Video, Video CD, CD-A, CD-R, CD-RW 
Multistandard PAL/NTSC 
Signal-to-noise-ratio Typical 100 dB, A weighted, in Audio mode 
DVD Zone According to type 

Power amplifier modules 4 units 
Long term max. output power 39 watts 
per module 
Frequency range 50 - 20,000 Hz 
Max. sound pressure level 96 dB 
Cabinet principle/ net volume Bass Reflex / 3.5 litres 
Woofer 115 mm - 4*" 
Tweeter 18 mm - 3/4" 
Bass equalizer Adaptive 
Magnetic shielded Yes 

Dolby® Digital Decoder : 
Decoding capabilities Dolby® Digital 5.1 channel decoding 
Dolby® Pro-Logic decoding of two channel Dolby® Digital 
Dolby® Pro-Logic decoding of two channel PCM 
Dolby® Pro-Logic decoding of two analogue channels (Lt/Rt) 
Automatic format detection(Dolby® Digital, PCM) 
Calibration 3 channel tone control & loudness (L/C/R) 
Bass management, Delay management 
Sound modes (Speaker 1 - 5) Speaker 1 : Stereo internal speakers (subwoofer muted) 
Speaker 2 2.0/2.1 : Stereo external speakers / Stereo external speakers + subwoofer 
Speaker 3 3.0/3.1 : Dolby®-3 stereo / Dolby®-3 stereo + subwoofer 
Speaker 4 4.0/4.1 : Stereo-4 / Stereo-4 + subwoofer 
Speaker 5 5.0/5.1 : Dolby® Digital or Dolby® Pro-Logic Surround / Dolby® Digital + subwoofer 

Connections : 
- Digital Audio input 2 x Coax phono, Input-1 for AV-SCART, Input-2 for DECODER-SCART 
- External Beolab loudspeakers 5 x Power Link (left, right, rear left, rear right, subwoofer. - internal center) 
Loudspeakers recommended, Beolab 1, Beolab 8000, Beolab 6000, Beolab 4000, Beolab 4500 
Loudspeaker recommended, BeoLab 2 

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 
Connection 1 x 75 ohm aerial male 

Satellite modul : (optional) 
Tuner range 950 - 2150 Mhz 
Programmes 119 TV/Radio 
Sound systems Mono/Stereo 
Satellite radio Yes 
Down conv. supply 14/18 Volts control, Tone control (22 Khz) 
DiSEqC (One way control) 
Connections 2 x F-connector (2 x 75 ohm) 

Set Top Box-Controller : (optional) 
Controlling boxes with Beo4 Supported boxes : See list at Bang & Olufsen Retail System (via internet) 
Controlling one or two boxes 1 box control by use of the IR-blaster included in the kit. 
(2 x STB) 2 box control by use of the IR-blaster included in the kit and IR Y-adaptor(6174171) 
and one more IR-blaster(8330352). 
Connection 1 x stereo mini jack 

TV Input 1 x 75 ohms aerial female 
System modulator 1 x 75 ohms aerial male (splitter/system modulator output). According to type : G or I RF output 
V.TAPE - AV - Decoder 3 x 21-pin sockets 
V.TAPE : CVBS in/out, RGB in (automatic 16:9 sense(pin-8), B&O AVL) 
AV : CVBS in/out, RGB in, S-VHS in/out (automatic 16:9 sense (pin-8), 
automatic S-VHS configuration, B&O AVL 
DECODER : CVBS in/out (automatic 16:9 sense (pin-8)) 
Beolink 1 x Master Link 

Dolby® Digital 
- External Beolab speakers 5 x Power Link (2 x front, 2 x rear, 1 x subwoofer) 
- Digital Audio input 2 x Coax phono, Input-1 for AV-SCART, Input-2 for DECODER-SCART 
Camcorder / Auxiliary 3 x Phono sockets (video in/audio L-R in) *) 
S-Video (S-VHS) 1 x Y/C playback 4-pin socket 
Headphone socket 1 x Mini jack 
V.TAPE DECODER 1 x 21-pin for V.TAPE decoder (video, L, R in/out) 
Satellite modul (optional) 2 x F-connector input (2 x 75 ohms) 
STB-Controller output 1 x Mini jack (stereo for 2 x IR-blaster with IR-Y-adaptor) 

*) Possible to configure Set Top Box(STB) at Camcorder input and control via STB-Controller. 

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