BeoVision Avant CTV
Manufactured: 2001 - 2003
Designer: David Lewis
Performance in a simpler package.
The Avant CTV was available only in 28" widescreen format and filled a perceived gap at the bottom of the range. It offered the same high quality picture and sound provided by the VCR and DVD models but with no additional video sources.
It was replaced in 2003 by the introduction of the Beovision 3 28" which seemed to offer much the same package but rather cheaper. One would however be mistaken if one thought was getting the same set as the Avant CTV was built upon the more expensive chassis , as was the BeoVison 3 32, whereas the BV3-28" utilised the cheaper MX chassis.
The sound quality of the Avant CTV was every bit as good as its more expensive brethren though one did have to specify the anti reflection coated screen as an extra.
Shelves & Decoder Solutions
Bang & Olufsen's preferred supplier for brackets and stands, STBbrackets, have made a range of solutions specifically for this model. Distributed throughout the World by the Bang & Olufsen store network, the STB options add to the diversity of mounting options and positions available.
»Shelf for DVD, Decoders & Games Consoles
STB have a range of mounting options to allow Blu-ray players, decoder boxes and games consoles to be mounted at the rear of the TV.
BeoVision Avant CTV Product Specifications
Dimensions W x H x D 73 x 103 x 58cm
Weight 63.7 kg
Cabinet finish Pearlescent shades of black
Pearlescent shades of silver
Pearlescent shades of red
Pearlescent shades of green
Pearlescent shades of blue
Power consumption Typical 110 wats/stand-by < 1.8 watts
Terminal included Beo4
Stand turning function +/- 35 degrees, remote operated
two memory positions
Picture tube/Visual picture 70 cm - 28"/67 cm - 26" (16:9)
Wide-Screen, In line 106 degrees
Contrast screen Anti-reflex coating *)
VisionClear Auto picture adjustment
Adaptive Luminance Peaking
Scan Velocity Modulatioin
Teletext Improved Teletext (about 350 pages)
Wide Screen Signalling (WSS)
Fasttext (FLOF), 4 memory pages per program
17 teletext languages in 7 groups
(Russian) Group 3
(Greece) Group 4
(Arabic) Group 5
(Hebrew) Group 6
English, German, Swedish, Italian, French, Spanish/Portuguese, Czech/Slovak
Polish, German, Swedish, Italian, French, Serbocroat, Czech/Slovak, Romanian
English, German, Swedish, Italian, French, Spanish/Portuguese, Turkish
English, Russian, Estonian, Czech/Slovak, German, Lithuanian/Lettish, Ukrainian
English, German, Swedish, Italian, French, Spanish/Portuguese, Turkish, Greek
English, Arabic, French
English, Hebrew, Arabic
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
Power amplifier modules 4 units
Long term max. outputpower per module 39 watts
Frequency range 50 - 20,000 Hz
Max. sound pressure level 96 dB
Cabinet principle/ Net volume Bass Reflex / 3.5 litres
Woofer 115 mm - 4½"
Tweeter 18 mm - 3/4"
Bass equalizer Adaptive
Magnetic leakage Shielded
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)
Dolby Surround modul : (optional) Dolby Surround Pro-Logic decoder
Sound modes (Sound 1 - 5) 1 : Stereo internal speakers
2 : Stereo external speakers
3 : Dolby-3 stereo
4 : Stereo-4
5 : Dolby Pro-Logic Surround
Connections : External Beolab speakers 4 x Power Link
Speakers recommended, front/rear Beolab 1, Beolab Penta, II, III, Beolab 8000,
Beolab 6000, Beolab 4500, Beolab 4000
Set Top Box-Controller : (optional)
Controlling boxes with BEO4 Types of boxes supported : Se list at ROS
Controlling one SetTopBox 1 box controll by use of the IR-blaster included in the kit.
Connection 1 x Mini jack
*) BeoVision Avant CTV with built-in AR coated glass is only avaliable from factory.
Created: 25th February 2007
Modified: 18th September 2012