BeoLab 7.1 Active Loudspeaker

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Manufactured: 2004 - present
Designer: David Lewis
Colours: Black, Silver, Dark Grey, Red, Blue

Hi-fi television acoustics

Packed with advanced technology, BeoLab 7 is, quite simply, the most powerful stereo speaker ever developed for TV. With six individual driver units, all powered by their own digital ICEpower amplifier, BeoLab 7 delivers an unequalled sound performance for your TV viewing. The beam-shaped loudspeaker below the screen provides superb acoustic performance and signifies the presence of sound as an integral part of your viewing experience. Musically, the speaker rivals many hi-fi systems, and is quite capable of being used as a BeoLink speaker.

The natural fit

BeoLab 7 is specially developed for BeoVision 7 to contribute the ultimate stereo sound performance to the viewing experience. BeoLab 7-1 is the natural accompaniment for the BeoVision 7-32 LCD television, while the broader beam of BeoLab 7-2 is designed for BeoVision 7-40. In addition, BeoLab 7 stereo loudspeakers fit naturally under the BeoVision 4 plasma screen, or under a projection screen. In this application, the speaker can be either wall-mounted or placed on a special tabletop stand.

Colours to match

Long and lean, BeoLab 7-1 and BeoLab 7-2 look at home under a BeoVision 7 or BeoVision 4, or as part of a projection screen setup. The shorter BeoLab 7-1 is best suited for the BeoVision 7-32” screen. The loudspeaker cabinet is made from a single piece of aluminium and coated in a resilient black soft-touch lacquer. The perforated aluminium front grill now comes anodised in five different colours: Light and dark grey, blue, red and black.

A firm grip on powerful sound

A special three-way bass reflex construction incorporates six individual units – two each for treble, mid-range and bass. Each driver is powered by a unique built-in ICEpower amplifier, delivering a combined effect of 750 watt. In addition, BeoLab 7-1 and 7-2 are equipped with thermal protection circuits and Adaptive Bass Linearisation (ABL), which ensures maximum performance without distortion, even at very high volume. Bang & Olufsen has a quarter of a century of experience making loudspeaker cabinets from extruded aluminium. This technique allows for very rigid and compact enclosures with powerful sound performance.

Note that BeoLab 7-1 was designed to be used with the BV4-37 and BV4-42. The wider BeoLab 7-2 may be used with the larger-version BeoVision 4: BV4-50 and BV4-65.

Mounting Options

All four versions of BeoLab 7 were designed for incorporation with Bang & Olufsen's motor stand options.

STBbrackets, Bang & Olufsen's preferred supplier for brackets and stands, have made a range of solutions specifically for this model including close fitting wall brackets. Distributed throughout the World by the Bang & Olufsen store network, the STB options add to the diversity of mounting options and positions available.

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BeoLab 7.1 Active Loudspeaker Product Specifications

BeoLab 7-1 Type numbers: 6210 (EU), 6212 (USA)

Specifications:
Cabinet finish
Aluminium cabinet coated with hardwearing black soft-touch lacquer. Speaker grille in natural coloured anodised aluminium

Power consumption IEC65: 36 watt
Typical: 20 W
Stand-by: 0.2 W
Power amplifiers (per channel) 3 x 125 watts, Class D, ICEpowerÒ
Long-term maximum output power
per amplifier Bass: 120 watts/8 ohm
Midrange: 120 watts/8 ohm
Treble: 120 watts/8ohm
Effective Frequency range 37 - 20.000 Hz
Crossover frequencies 250 Hz and 4.000 Hz
Cabinet principle Bass: Bass reflex
Midrange/Treble: Closed box
Net volume, bass 4.2 litres (per side)
Net volume, midrange 0.8 litres (per side)
Magnetically shielded No
Woofer 101,6 mm
Midrange 76,2 mm
Tweeter 19 mm

Input sensitivity (Power Link) 88dB @ 125 mV SPL
Indicator (for service use only) 1 tri-colour LED. Green for On, Red for Off, Orange for Protection mode
Operation Free or Wall position
Protection Thermal protection

Connections:
Power Link 1 (Semi-Balanced PL cable type MK III, or fully mounted PL cable required)
Mains 1 input, 1 output (not US version)

Market specifications:
Type Market Voltage
6210 Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, China
Croatia, Czech Repub., Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovak Rep., Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
220 - 240V
6212 USA, Canada, Mexico, Taiwan 100 - 120 V
Optional Accessories:
Bracket for BeoLab7-1 Included
Wall bracket (Black) Type 2172 (1217266)

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Created: 20th January 2007
Modified: 18th September 2012

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