Subir Pramanik - Bang & Olufsen Engineer

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Subir K. Pramanik has a degree in general science from the University of Poona, India and in engineering from C&G, Imperial College, University of London.

He joined Bang & Olufsen in 1965 and among other products developed Beogram 4000, the first turntable with an electronically controlled tangential tracking tonearm (1972) and the ultra-lightweight 4-channel cartridge MMC6000 with a Beryllium cantilever and the multifaceted 'Pramanik' stylus (1973). He has also developed test discs and instrumentation for measurements of turntables and cartridges. He has been associated with research projects such as "Dolby" HX-Pro, the Archimedes psychoacoustic project, and the ADTT project.

He has written many magazine articles and made numerous presentations on audio concepts. He received the prestigious Achievements in Audio award from the British Hi-Fi News magazine in 1990 and is a senior member of the IEEE; listed in the International Who's Who.

Created: 14th March 2007
Modified: 2nd April 2007

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