BeoSystem 2 Dedicated AV Processor

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Manufactured: 2004 - present
Designer: David Lewis

This was the Audio Visual processor designed for use with the Beovision 4. It contained all the connections necessary to make it the hub of an integrated Beolink system.

BeoSystem 2 Dedicated AV Processor Product Specifications

BeoSystem 2

Dimensions W x H x D 325 x 370 x 265 mm
Weight 11,8 kg
Cabinet finish Black
Mains voltage range 220-240V +/- 10%, 50 Hz typical
Power consumption

Terminal included


RS232 Typical:35 W, standby: 1.8 W


PAL : RGBHV 575P 50Hz
NTSC : RGBHV 480P 60Hz

For control of BeoVision 4 42
Diagonal picture size
in combination with BeoVision 4 42 42" / 106cm
Aspect ratio 16:9 (wide-screen)
Picture display formats Format 1: Panorama
Format 2: Letterbox zoom
Format 3: 16:9
Viewing comfort Picture format optimization
Electronic curtain

Digital Adaptive Luminance Peaking
Adaptive noise reduction
Vertical peaking
Motion compensated progressive scan
Digital Colour Transient Improvement (CTI)
Adaptive black

Teletext level 2½, 1780 pages
Wide Screen Signalling (WSS)
FastText (FLOF), 4 memory pages per programme
17 Teletext languages in 7 groups
System modulator : Splitter/system modulator output to link room (Beolink Video Distribution)
Frequency range 479 - 831 MHz (in 1 MHz step), Dual side band
Audio Mono
According to type : FM sound system G : 5.5MHz,
FM sound system I : 6MHz
Connection 1 x 75 ohm aerial male
Dolby® Digital Decoder :
Decoding capabilities Dolby® Digital 5.1 channel decoding
Dolby® Pro-Logic decoding of two channel Dolby® Digital
Dolby® Pro-Logic decoding of two channel PCM
Dolby® Pro-Logic decoding of two analogue channels
Automatic format detection (Dolby® Digital, PCM)
Calibration 3 channel tone control & loudness (L/C/R)
Bass management, Delay management
Sound modes (Speaker 1 - 5) Speaker 1 : Stereo Centre speakers (subwoofer muted)
Speaker 2 2.0/2.1 : Stereo front speakers / Stereo
external speakers + subwoofer
Speaker 3 3.0/3.1 : Dolby®-3 stereo / Dolby®-3 stereo + subwoofer
Speaker 4 4.0/4.1 : Stereo-4 / Stereo-4 + subwoofer
Speaker 5 5.0/5.1 : Dolby® Digital or Dolby® Pro-Logic
Surround / Dolby® Digital + subwoofer
Connections :
- Digital audio input
- External Beolab speakers
2 x Coax phono, Input-1 for AV-SCART, Input-2 for DECODER-SCART
6 x Power Link (left, right, rear left, rear right, subwoofer and centre)
Loudspeakers recommended, front/rear Beolab 1, Beolab 8000, Beolab 6000, Beolab 4000, Beolab Penta, II, III, Beolab 4500
Loudspeakers recommended, subwoofer
Loudspeakers recommended, Centre BeoLab 2
2x BeoLab 4000
Set-top Box Controller :
Controlling boxes with Beo4 Supported boxes : See list at Bang & Olufsen
Retail System (via internet)
Controlling one or two boxes (2 x STB) 1 box control by use of the IR-blaster included in the kit.
2 box control by use of the IR-blaster included in the kit
and IR Y-adaptor (6174171) and one more IR-blaster (8330352).

Product name
Type number

Dimensions W x H x D/ Weight 1 x stereo mini jack

Black-soft touch
Front panel : Silver
50 x 56 x 40 / 23 kg.

TV Input 1 x 75 ohm aerial female
V.TAPE - AV - Decoder 3 x 21-pin sockets
V.TAPE: CVBS in/out, RGB in (automatic 16:9 sense(pin-8), B&O AVL)
AV : CVBS in/out, RGB in, S-VHS in/out (automatic 16:9 sense (pin-8),
automatic S-VHS configuration, B&O AVL)
DECODER : CVBS in/out (automatic 16:9 sense (pin-8))
Beolink 1 x Master Link socket
Camcorder/Auxiliary 3 x Phono sockets (video in/audio L-R in) *)
S-Video (S-VHS) 1 x Y/C playback 4-pin socket
Headphone socket 1 x Mini jack
Dolby® Digital
- External BeoLab speakers
- Digital audio input 6 x Power Link (2 x front, 2 x rear, 1 x subwoofer,1 X center)
2 x Coax phono, Input-1 for AV-scart, Input-2 for DECODER-scart
STB-Controller output 1 x Mini jack (stereo for 2 x IR-blaster with IR-Y-adaptor)
RGB-HV out 1 x 15 pin D-Sub
RS-232 1 x 9 pin D-Sub only for recommended Plasma screen
External IR 1 x Mini jack
External Fan 1 x 5 pin Din ( index no: 8400234 )
System Modulator 1 x 75 ohm aerial male (splitter/system modulator output).
According to type : G or I RF output

*) Possible to configure Set-top box (STB) at Camcorder input and control by STB-Controller

Link compatibility:
Master Link

Optional features/modules:
It is not possible to mount internal DVB-S in this product

Market specifications:

Market: Type: Country: Active CTV system Basic CTV system *)
NEU 8491 A-B-D-DK-CH-E-GR-I-N-NL-P-S-SF-EXP-Singapore B/G B/G
HK 8492 Hong Kong M/I/D/K B/G/M/I/D/K/L
GB 8493 UK-EXP I B/G/L/L'/I/D/K
FGB 8494 F-GB-CH B/G/L/L´ (NICAM B/G/L) B/G/L/L'/I/D/K
AUS 8495 AUS, NZ B/G B/G
EEU 8496 East Europe B/G/D/K B/G/M/I/D/K/L

*) Basic CTV systems can be switched ON in Service menu

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Created: 7th February 2007
Modified: 19th February 2007

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