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Bang & Olufsen will revive the classic Beogram 4000 turntable

Bang & Olufsen will revive the classic Beogram 4000 turntable


Bang & Olufsen will revive the classic Beogram 4000 turntable

Bang & Olufsen appliances, especially those of the mid-to-late last century, are primarily striking in their appearance. Signature design elements are found in the company's modern products, but the classic models still delight the eye of many audio enthusiasts.

In the wake of the continuing vinyl boom, the company decided to revive, restore and update the Beogram 4000 turntable, designed by Jacob Jensen in 1972. The turntable has become a design icon and is part of the permanent exhibit at the New York Museum of Modern Art, where the new Classics collection was born , dedicated to the restoration and restoration of classic Bang & Olufsen machines.

When creating the Beogram 4000, the company set several goals: the turntable had to be easy to use, it had to combine technology with a certain timelessness, perfectly fulfill its functions and at the same time match the brand aesthetics. He possessed an electronic tangential tonearm.

Bang & Olufsen will revive the classic Beogram 4000 turntable

The company began its revival of the turntable by scrutinizing the released models in the Struer laboratory. After the study, the restoration process began with the restoration of mechanical elements and parts of the electronic circuit, which will allow the players to fit into the modern world with modern technologies.

Also, the revived-restored turntables will receive some design elements that were not on the original Beogram 4000. The restoration process takes place entirely by hand.

The updated Beogram 4000 will be released in limited editions throughout 2020. The cost of the refurbished player is not known yet.

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