BeoGram 2000 Record Deck (Type 524x)

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Manufactured: 1974 - 1976
Designer: Jacob Jensen
Colours: Rosewood, Teak, White, Oak

Beogram 2000 was an integrated two-speed (33rpm and 45 rpm) high-fidelity stereo record player with high specifications. But it was the simple, easy operation which was the most unique feature in Beogram 2000. A single master control executed all the essential functions.

All you need to do was to select the size of a record, 7", 10" or 12" and press the button marked LIFT. Immediately, the turntable began to rotate at the correct speed (33 or 45 rpm) and the pick-up lowered into the first groove. At the end of the record, the pick-up arm returned to its resting position and the turntable switched off. Beogram 2000 was fitted with its own pick-up cartridge, SP 10A. This had a spherical naked diamond stylus.

Recommended- stylus pressure was 2 g. Its frequency range was 20-25.000 Hz ±3 dB. Distortion was lower than 1%, wow and flutter lower than 0.12% and rumble better than 60dB. Thanks to the pendulum suspension of the turntable and its pick-up am Beogram 2000 was insensitive to vibrations. A transparent dust lid was fitted to Beogram 2000. It could be opened at any angle up to 60 degrees or you could slide it off with ease.

This deck finally gave the 'peg platter' decks a proper lid. Not quite as advanced as the 1202, it was in all ways apart from the lid, a Beogram 1203.

Mounting Options

Bang & Olufsen's preferred supplier for brackets and stands, STBbrackets, have made a wall mount solution as a general option for Bang & Olufsen Turntables. Distributed throughout the World by the Bang & Olufsen store network, the STB option adds to the diversity of mounting options and positions available.

»Wall Mounting Bracket

Wall Bracket / Shelf for BeoGram

A universal shelf that will support all Bang & Olufsen turntables from the past 30 years. Including three cable entry points to allow you to bring cables from below the shelf or through the wall.

BeoGram 2000 Record Deck (Type 524x) Product Specifications

5240 (1974 - Feb 1976)
5244 (1974 - Feb 1976)
Sound system Stereo, matrix
Output 2 x 1 mV
Speeds 33 - 45 rpm
Tonearm: radial
Automatic pickup movement: Yes
Automatic speed selection: Yes
Pick-up cartridge: SP10A
Recommended stylus pressure: 2 g
Stylus Spherical

Pick-up: SP 10 A
Stylus Spherical naked diamond
Stylus pressure range 0 - 3.5 g
Recommended stylus pressure 2 g

Wow and flutter DIN: < +/- 0.07 %
Rumble DIN unweighted: > 42 dB
Rumble DIN weighted: > 62 dB

Speed deviation: < 0.1 %
Speed control range: > 6 %
Dial for speed Stroboscope: 295mm
Tracking error: < 0.126° / cm
Lift system: mechanical
Antiskating Inclined channelling inside bearing
Motor: asynchronous
Drive system: idler wheel and belt
Turntable: 30cm / 1.4 kg

Power supply: 220 (110) V
Power consumption: 10 W

Dimensions W x H x D: 44 x 12 x 33cm
Weight 6 kg

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Created: 29th November 2006
Modified: 19th September 2012

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