BeoCord 8002 Cassette Deck

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Manufactured: 1981 - 1982
Designer: Jacob Jensen
Colours: Teak, rosewood, oak, white

Beocord 8002 was one of Europe's most advanced cassette recorders, yet electronic automation made it by far the easiest to use. Microcomputer control meant operational errors were impossible.

A new development - the Dolby HX Professional recording system or 'HX-Pro' automatically optimised bias levels relative signal content, thus ensuring professional standard recordings every time, no matter whether you used, ferric, chrome or metal tapes. In addition Beocord 8002 had the ability to indicate recorded and playback time in minutes and seconds so you could plan your recordings economically.

Finding the start of a particular track was automatic: you just had to key in the required 'address': computer logic then found it for you. You could also program the deck to make unattended recordings at any given time within a 24-hour period.

When coupled to Beomaster 8000 all recording and playback functions could be operated by remote control using the BeoLab terminal. Beocord 8002 could be used as a stand-alone tape cassette recorder or as part of hi-fi systems such as Beosystem 6000 or Beosystem 8000.

BeoCord 8002 Cassette Deck Product Specifications

Types:
4844 (1981 - Feb 1982)
AUS 4846 (1981 - Nov 1981)
GB 4845 (1981 - Sept 1982)
J 4847 (1981 - July 1981)
USA 4842 (1981 - Oct 1982)

Compact cassette C46-C60-C90-C120
Tape head Sendust
Noise reduction Dolby B
Tape switch Auto. ferro/chrome/metal

Wow and flutter DIN: <+/- 0.1%
Speed deviation: <+/- 1%
Fast forward and rewind: C60 70 sec.

Frequency range chrome/metal/ferro
20 - 20,000 Hz +/- 3 dB

Signal-to-noise ratio metal Dolby NR: >68 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio chrome Dolby NR: >66 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio ferro Dolby NR: >64 dB

Power supply:
Type 4841 114V
4842 120V
4843 127V
4844 220V
4845 240V
4846 240V
4847 105V
Power consumption Max. 50 W
Dimensions W x H x D: 53 x 13 x 30cm
Weight 7.5 kg

Connections: Microphone 0,1mV/3 kohms
AUX 100mV/56 kohms
Headphones 10V/56 ohms

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Created: 15th December 2006
Modified: 20th February 2007

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