BeoVision 12 - 65" Plasma Television

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Manufactured: 2012 - 2014
Designer: David Lewis
Colours: Cabinet: Black, Frame: Silver/Black, Grille: Alumi

Sight and Sound to Stimulate Your Senses

BeoVision 12 is a breathtaking, 65-inch television, with an ultra-slim plasma screen and 3D capabilities. The first thing you will notice about BeoVision 12 is that although it is impressive in size, it actually appears thinner than it is. This seeming weightlessness is achieved through a unique optical illusion.

Observe the exceptionally slim, black aluminium frame enveloping the television, and notice what you don’t see. There are no joints or seams interrupting the flow of the frame. This is achieved by imprinting the frame from one large piece of aluminium foil. The result is a seamless, uniform surface that is almost like watching a moving picture on glass.

The integrated centre speaker is placed beneath the screen. The anodised aluminium grill features a curving wave design that includes 5,000 holes in an elegant elliptical shape.

BeoVision 12 fits directly on the wall, with a unique mounting solution. The wall bracket is semi-integrated into the rear cabinet, with the goal of adding miniscule millimetres to the television as it lifts from the wall. The video engine of BeoVision 12 is hidden out of sight, in a cabinet or special room where all external equipment can be tucked away.

BeoVision 12 - Generations

The BeoVision 12 came in two versions during it's product lifecycle, both being a 65" Plasma Screen but of differing panel generations. The first Mk1 version was wall-mountable only and used the 3D (Type 7711) version of the BeoSystem 3.

The 'NG' Mk2 version utilised the new BeoSystem 4 and used the later generation of Panasonic Plasma Panel. Bang & Olufsen also introduced a new Motorised Floor Stand option for the NG version which was controlled directly by the BeoSystem 4. giving the user the option of turning the screen left and right with the Remote Controller. The stand was supplied with a large panel which affixed to the rear of the plasma panel, within which there was a mount plate to secure to the Floor Stand. The stand itself was very similar to the BeoVision 7-55" version in looks and dimensions.

Sadly no more of these panels are held in stock as spares by either Panasonic or Bang & Olufsen - so if the panel fails, you're on your own! On saying this, though, these very late generation Panasonic plasma panels are extremely reliable.

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BeoVision 12 - 65" Plasma Television Product Specifications

DIMENSIONS (W x H x D): Floor - 161 x 96.4 x 7.4cm / Wall - 161 x 96.4 x 7.2 cm

WEIGHT: Floor - 81.3kg / Wall - 60kg

MATERIAL(S): Aluminium

RESOLUTION: 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)

3D FUNCTION: Requires active shutter glasses

LOUDSPEAKER: Integrated centre speaker for surround sound use

POWER AMPLIFIERS: 5 x Class D ICEpower; 4 x 80W midrange amplifiers, 45W tweeter amplifier

EFFECTIVE FREQUENCY RANGE: 100 - 20,000 Hz

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Created: 3rd June 2013
Modified: 3rd March 2019

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