BeoSystem 1 Dedicated AV Processor

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Manufactured: 2001 - present
Designer: David Lewis
Colours: Black/Aluminium

BeoSystem 1 Type 8480, launched in the summer of 2001 is an alternative to Beovision Avant US.

It facilitates full Beo4 control of a Dolby Digital Home Theatre including for example a large screen projector or plasma screen such as Beovision 4 and relevant sources.

It was designed specifically for the North American and Taiwanese markets.

It includes Beovision 4 plasma screen, BeoLab 1 active speakers, BeoLab 2 sub-woofer,

BeoLab 4000 active speakers as 'centre' speaker, a pair of BeoLab 6000 active rear speakers and stand.

Other products, like BeoSound 9000 may be included within the System for the playing of audio sources.

BeoSystem 1 Dedicated AV Processor Product Specifications

BeoSystem 1 Specifications
Market: USA, CND, MEX, TWN Type 8480

Beovision 4:
Aspect ratio 16:9 (wide-screen)
Scanning formats 480p and 1080i
Picture display formats:

* Format 1: Panorama
* Format 2: Letterbox zoom
* Format 3: 16:9

Viewing comfort: electronic curtain
Picture format optimisation
Tint settings stored per channel
VisionClear: motion compensated progressive scan
Adaptive Luminance Peaking
Automatic skin tone correction
Digital Colour Transient Improvement (CTI)
2 line comb filter
Green enhancement
Adaptive black

Video and audio systems:
TV-system: NTSC-M
Tuning range: 54-810 MHz
Cable: channel: 1-125 (STD, IRC, HRC)
Aerial: channel 2-69
Number of different channels: 181
Subtitling system: closed captioning according to EIA-608
Parental control systems: MPAA and U.S. Parental Guidelines according to EIA -744-A
Stereo system: BTSC (mono, stereo, Second Audio Program - SAP)
Surround sound systems: Dolby® Digital, Dolby® ProLogic, DTS®

Sound modes:

* Speaker 1: Mono
* Speaker 2: Stereo
* Speaker 3: Dolby®-3 stereo
* Speaker 4: Stereo-4
* Speaker 5: Surround sound

Picture curtain: electronic
Picture format optimisation: yes
Control of selected external products: Beo4 via built-in IR code converter
Picture-in-Picture (PIP): from other source than main picture source

Product name: BeoSystem 1, Front kit Type No. 4040
Dimensions W x H x D: 482 x 310 x 4mm
Weight 1.5 kg
Finish: aluminium
Compatible with 19" rack systems

Dimensions W x H x D: 510 x 300 x 420 mm
Weight 18.5 kg
Cabinet finish: black metal
Remote control included: Beo4
Mains voltage range: 120V +/- 10%, 60 Hz typical
Power consumption: typical: 55 W, standby: 2.2 W

Connections: Aerial inputs 2 x F-type coaxial connectors, 75 ohm, built-in A/B switch
DVD, V. AUX, SAT, STB inputs 4 x Video, S-video
4 x Analogue audio (L/R)
4 x Digital audio (coax and optical)
VCR input 1 x Video, S-video
1 x Analogue audio (L/R)
VCR output (record out) 1 x Video, S-video
1 x Analogue audio (L/R)
1 x Digital audio (coax and optical)
DTV input 1 x Component video (Y/G, Pb/B, Pr/R, H-sync, V-sync)
Plasma display and front projector output 1 x VGA (15-pin D-sub socket)
Camcorder input 1 x Video, S-video
1 x Analogue audio (L/R)
Stereo headphones output 1 x Mini jack socket
External loudspeaker outputs 6 x PowerLink sockets (2 x front, 2 x rear, centre and subwoofer)
IR control outputs 7 x Mini-jack sockets for VCR, DVD, V.AUX, SAT, STB, CATV and front projector
Data port 1 x USB socket with RS-232 specification for home theater control and service purposes
Beolink® 1 x MasterLink socket

BeoSystem 1, Cabinet Type 2161
Market: Type: Intro. year: Last sold:
USA, CND, MEX, TWN 2161 2001
Dimensions W x H x D 500 x 830 x 585 mm
Weight 36 kg
Cabinet finish Aluminium
Number of component shelves 4

Created: 7th February 2007
Modified: 7th February 2007

Author Notes:

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