Production: 1980 - 03/1984
Another 26″ receiver in Bang & Olufsen’s range of 26″ colour TV models, the Beovision 8800 included a 14 watts log-line loudspeaker system made up of an 10cm and a 5cm speaker.
It was identical to the Beovision 7700 and Beovision 5500 with the exception that this was the biggest screen of the threesome. Up to sixteen stations could be electronically tuned. It operation was by way of the Video Terminal remote control. The Beovision 5500 / 7700 / 8800 range was the first range of Beovision television sets equipped with an infra-red remote control.
Connections were included on the set for an extension loudspeaker as well as to a hi-fi system. There was also a headphone socket fitted.
An easy-glide undercarriage at 34 cm in height was provided for mounting the set and it had optional accessories of a Bang & Olufsen Loop Amplifier for the hard of hearing as well as a Teletext decoder and a Video FBAS kit.
Beovision 8800 was replaced in by the Beovision 8802 after the end of its market availability in 1984.
Picture tube size 26" - 66 cm
Features Infrared cordless remote control
Number of programmes 16 VHF - UHF
Range VHF 2 - 12
VHF 46 - 130, 130 - 300 MHz only for type: 3325, 3323, 3321, 3373, 3374, 3371, 3372
Picture tube 30 AX 110° in line self converging
Start time Approx. 5 sec.
Aerial impedance 75 ohms coaxial
Speakers Woofer 4" - 10 cm
Tweeter 2" - 5 cm
Log line system
Sound power output 14 watts
Harmonic distortion < 0.3 %
Intermodulation < 2.5 %
Frequency range +/- 1.5 dB 40 - 20,000 Hz
Power bandwidth 10 - 35,000 Hz
Signal-to-noise ratio > 55 dB
Bass control +8 -5 dB / 100 Hz
Treble control +9 -6 dB / 10,000 Hz
Power supply 180 - 265 volts
Power consumption 75 (65 - 130) watts
Stand-by < 2 watts
Dimensions W x H x D 77 x 49 x 45.5 cm
Weight 39 kg
Headphones ouput Max. 7.5 V / 200 ohms
External speaker Min. 4 ohms
Tape output 30 mV / 470 kohms
Amplifier output 700 mV / 1 kohms
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