Beovision L5500


Production: 1990 - 11/1991

Fitted with a 28″ tube, the Beovision L4500 was fitted with a NICAM decoder for GB use and a multi-standard tuner for use in other countries.

Replacing the Beovision L2802 Teletext was fitted as standard and used the Beolink 1000 remote control handset.

The ‘L’ range was a cut-down version of the Beovision LX5500 and one which used a full-range single speaker.

External speakers could be connected and there was a headphone socket fitted to the front of the TV.  The receiver had also been prepared for use with a satellite decoder.

Power Link connectors were used with the Beovision L5500 for connecting to a pair of Beolab active loudspeakers.

Beovision L5500 technical specifications

MDT 3911 (1990 - Oct 1991) 
MST 3910 (1990 - Aug 1991) 
CTV system: Multi-standard B/G/L (GB: PAL I) 
Colour system: PAL/SECAM, NTSC A/V 4.43 MHz / 3.58 MHz 
Picture tube (Visual picture): 70cm (66cm) 
Picture tube system: flat square, Hi-Bri, In-Line 110 degrees 
Contrast screen with metallised coating 
Design: wide format cabinet 
Cabinet: rosewood, grey metallic 
Main features: 
Operation Beolink 1000, one-way (prepared for two-way) 
Sound centre balance: between BeoLab and Beovision speakers 

Sound system: Built-in NICAM EU + A2 stereo decoder 
Built-in NICAM EU + A2 dual language 
TV tuner range: 46 - 855 MHz: VHF, S, Hyper, UHF 
No. of TV programmes: 50 
Satellite: prepared for BeoSat LM kit 
No. of satellite programmes: 64 
Signal/noise level: > 35 dB/1 Vpp and antenna signal > 1mV 
Crosstalk between sources: > 45 dB / 5 MHz 
Teletext FLOF, TOP, 5 alphabet, 6 alphabet (E) 
Teletext memory 4 x 50 page nos 
Station identification Via Teletext/station naming 
Speaker system: 2 x bass reflex 
Speaker units: woofer 2 x 10 cm, tweeter 2 x 5 cm 
Crossover frequency: 2500 Hz 
Long-term max. output power: 2 x 40 W / 8 ohms 
Harmonic distortion < 0.5% at 15 W 
Intermodulation: < 1% 
Signal-to-noise ratio: > 50 dB weighted 50 mV (NICAM > 70 dB) 
Frequency range, audio: 25 - 20,000 Hz +/- 1.5 dB 
Power bandwidth: 25 - 20000 Hz 
Bass control: +/- 8 dB / 100 Hz 
Treble control: +/- 8 dB /10000 Hz 

Power supply: 220 - 240 V 
Power consumption: 100 (75 - 165) W 
Power consumption stand-by: 3 W 
Dimensions W x H x D: 86 x 52 x 46cm 
Weight: 40 kg 

Connections: AV Link 2 x 21-pin SCART 
Super VHS YC playback 4-pin socket 
Audio Aux Link 7-pin socket 
Power Link 2 x 8-pin sockets 
External speakers 2 x 2-pin sockets 
Motorized stand operation 4-pin socket 
Aerial VHF - UHF 75 ohms coaxial socket 
Stereo headphones: jack socket 6 mm 
Link compatibility: Datalink

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