BeoCom 1600 Corded Analogue Telephone

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Manufactured: 1994 - 2003
Designer: Martin Iseli
Colours: Black, Blue, Red, Yellow, Green, Terracotta, Grey

BeoCom 1600 was a tabletop telephone which combined a modern design with ease of use and was the same telephone as the BeoCom 2400 but without the alpha numeric memory functions. It however, did have the normal numeric memory functions. Using this phone was easy.

As with all other Bang & Olufsen telephones, BeoCom 1600 was equipped with a bass reflex speaker giving clear and easy recognisable voices. An infra-red module was available as an optional extra, giving the user the ability to control the volume on other Bang & Olufsen audio and video products. It was designed by the Swiss industrial designer Martin Iseli.

The vertical placement of the BeoCom 1600 handset made it easy to answer a call. Making a call was equally simple due to the position and curved surface of the keypad. The ultra light handset ensured that even long telephone conversations never seemed tiring.


Reach out to towards BeoCom 1600 and enjoy a telephone that was simple to understand and easy to use. The ultra light handset weighed only 115g - which made it comfortable to hold even during the longest of conversations. The intelligent layout of the sloping keypad also ensured that your fingers moved intuitively and easily from button to button and from function to function.


With BeoCom 1600's built-in memory you could store the 10 telephone numbers you used the most and enjoy quick one-button access to them. As well as a volume control that allowed you to adjust the sound level during a call, BeoCom 1600 also offered a built-in loudspeaker function and the possibility to mute the microphone in the handset.


There was a choice between black, blue, red, yellow, green, terracotta, and grey.

A/V Control

With an optional A/V volume control incorporated into BeoCom 1600, you could adjust the sound on your Bang & Olufsen audio-video products directly from the telephone.

BeoCom 1600 Corded Analogue Telephone Product Specifications

Dimensions W x H x D: 195 x 175 x 210 mm
Weight: 600 g (handset 115 g)
Colours: Black, blue, green, yellow, grey, terracotta and red
Placement: Table
Memory (Phonebook): 10 numbers
Redial: 6 numbers
Quick call: 2 buttons
Listening-in: yes
Volume control: yes
Microphone mute: yes
Display of call duration: yes
Ringer settings: yes

Option: Module for A/V volume control: yes


Digital display, bass reflex speaker within the handset, 10 numbers of memory, 2 quick call keys, redial of the last 6 numbers called, pause function, volume control, microphone mute (for secrecy), listening-in via loudspeaker, tone ringer with 8 settings plus off, optional interface to control volume of audio/video equipment

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Created: 7th December 2006
Modified: 10th February 2007

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