BeoCord 1600 Reel to Reel Tape Deck

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Manufactured: 1969 - 1972
Designer: Jacob Jensen
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Beocord 1600 Type 4205 was a reel-to-reel tape recorder. Among its special features it had sound on sound, automatic recording level control and mixing controls The PA Amplifier could be operated without the motor running.

Bang & Olufsen's Beocord 1600 tape recorder was designed by Jacob Jensen and was the second product to receive the iF Award in 1971.

BeoCord 1600 Reel to Reel Tape Deck Product Specifications

Type: 4205 (1969 to Dec 1972)

Tape speeds 19 and 9.5 cm/sec (7 1/2 and 3 3/4 in/sec.)
Number of tracks 4 tracks record and playback
Real size Max. 18cm
Playing times Tape Speed 19 cm/sec
360M 2 x 30 min
540M 2 x 45 min
720M 2 x 60 min
1080M 2 x 90 min
Tape Speed 9.5 cm/sec
360M 2 x 60 min
540M 2 x 90 min
720M 2 x 120 min
1080M 2 x 180 min
For mono, multiply above playing times by 4
Fast forward and rewind Approx. 200 sec for LP tape
Counter Pushbutton reset, 4 digit readout
Wow and flutter 19 cm/sec +/- 0.15% (DN 45507)
Speed deviation Less than 1 %
Tape stop Photo-electric stop at end of tape

Amplifier
Frequency response 19 cm/sec: 30 - 20,000 Hz (DIN 45500)
Power output 10 watts per channel, RMS 20 watts per channel, music load
Tone controls Bass: +13 dB / -18 dB at 50 Hz
Treble: +/- 10 dB at 10 kHz
Equalization 19 cm/sec: 50 µsec, 3180 µsec
Distoriton Less than 5% over tape at VU 0
Less than 1% in amplifier
Signal-to-noise ratio 65 dB (DIN 45500, 4 - 2.5)
Cross-talk selectance Mono: Better than 60 dB at 1000 Hz
Stereo: Better than 40 dB at 1000 Hz
Erasure Better than 70 dB
Erase frequency 100 kHz

Voltage: 110 - 130 - 220 - 240 volts AC
Power consumption: 22 - 135 W

Dimensions W x H x D: 44 x 14.7 x 33 cm
Weight: 11.7 kg
Connections: Inputs Gramophone: 470 k ohms - 8 mV / 1000 Hz
Outputs Speaker: One pair, 4 ohms

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Created: 15th December 2006
Modified: 18th February 2007

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