BeoMaster 1000 Tuner/Amplifier

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Manufactured: 1964 - 1971
Colours: Rosewood, Teak, White, Oak

Beomaster 1000 - a compact all-transistor hi-fi 2 x 15 watt stereo amplifier equipped with a highly selective FL radio with extended FM band (to 108 MHz), 3-gang tuning capacitor and 4-stage intermediate-frequency amplifier, automatic control circuit which locks on FM stations and keeps them accurately tuned.

It is prepared for single-transmitter stereo broadcasts, having a B&O multiplex adaptor (stereo decoder); it is also equipped with a pilot lamp ("Beo-Beacon") which lights up when the receiver is tuned to a station transmitting an FM stereo programme.

The stereo amplifier, which plays both stereo and mono gramophone records, delivers no less than 2 x 15 watts of power output; piano-key speaker change-over switches which control two sets of stereo speaker systems, separate extra-efficient bass and treble controls; balance control for correct stereo sound distribution; physiologically compensated volume control (provides full balance at all volume levels throughout the tonal range); separate scratch and rumble filters; piano-key switching between mono and stereo reproduction; piano-key selectors for switching between the following types of operation: FM Broadcasting, FM Automatic Frequency Control; Tape Recorder; Gramophone 1; Gramophone 2.

Dimensions: 87mm high, 505mm wide, 24mm deep.

Choice of teak or Brazilian rosewood finish. Awarded the 1966 iF Prize for Industrial Design"

BeoMaster 1000 Tuner/Amplifier Product Specifications

2317 (1966 - Dec 1972)
2318 (1966 - Dec 1973)
Power output: 2 x 15 W continuous
2 x 20 W music power
Frequency range 30 - 25,000 Hz- +/- 2 dB
Distortion <1% at 40 Hz - 1 kHz - 12.5 kHz / 15 W

Tone controls:
Bass control: + 10 dB - 17 dB at 60 Hz
Treble control: + 12 dB - 16 dB at 12.5 kHz
Built-in stereo decoder Only type 2317

Wave bands:
FM 88 - 108 MHZ
RIAA amplifier: Built-in
Voltage: 110 - 130 - 220 - 240 V
Power consumption 20 - 120 W
Dimensions H x W x D: 9 x 51 x 24cm
Weight 5.5 kg
Connections: Gramophone 1
Gramophone 2
Speakers 2 sets

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Created: 29th November 2006
Modified: 17th May 2007

Author Notes:

There are many types of Beomaster 1000 - but the important difference is the change from white key model, which used germanium transistors to the black key model with used silicon transistors. The redesign was the first work done for B&O by Jacob Jensen.

Q.3 One can strain the sound from the comfort of one's own chair.

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