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michael
03-17-2005, 01:54 PM
I have had a love affair with B&O since the 70's. I have never bought a system new - could never afford one - but I have had a few used ones. To own one is to be on cloud 9. Each is a visual and tactile experience.
The first I owned was a tuner amp Beosomething 1200, I think, which I bought at a jumble sale for 3.50, including a pair of beovox 1702 speakers. It didn't work so I took it to an expert who charged me 20 to tell me it just needed an external arial!
I sold it some 10 years late for 25 only to be told by a late purchaser that he would have paid up to 250 for it!!
I still have the speakers and use them in my office.
I later had a B&O 3500, tuneramp, record deck and casette, plus speakers. Paid 120. It worked fine for a while, then the pretune button pad started to dislodge and it quit. I had several more bits and peices but now only have a Beogram 300 and the speakers I mentioned.
Just owning one of these systems is bliss.
Anybody out there get the same enjoyment as I do?

Garrardman
03-22-2005, 05:52 AM
Oh yes!! Currently own -

Beomaster 1900 (awaiting repair)
Beomaster 5500 and master control panel
Beomaster 6000 (awaiting repair)

Beocentre 2200
Beocentre 7007

Beocord 5000 - 1970's model (awaiting repair)
Beocord 5000 - 1980's model
Beocord 8000 (awaiting repair)

Beogram 1800
Beogram 2000
Beogram 4000
Beogram 5000 x 2
Beogram CDX (awaiting repair)
Beogram CD50 (awaiting repair)

Beovox C40
Beovox M150 (awaiting new woofer surrounds)


And in the lounge in full time use -

Beosound 9000
Beolab 8000
Beovision 1

Check out www.beoworld.co.uk - there's lots of us about!!

Adam.

michael
03-23-2005, 01:07 AM
Hey Garrardman (you're not into them too are you?)
What a fantastic list of B&O items you have. And thanks for the link to beoworld.
I forgot to add that I still have a Beolit 400. Works perfectly but needs a good cleanup. Can you tell me how to remove the front and back panels?

texlle
04-17-2005, 12:52 PM
I have the Beogram 3000 made from 73-78 I believe. Its nice and still sounds amazing.

Garrardman
05-23-2005, 06:10 AM
Michael,

Yes i am into Garrard as well and used to have over 80 different models of their turntables. Sadly i lost my storage facility and they all had to go. :(

I'm afarid i don;t know much about the Beolit 400 and so can't advise how to remove the panels but i'm sure someone on Beoworld will know.

Adam.

Garrardman
05-23-2005, 06:13 AM
Oh, yes, and since my original posting i've also added another pair of Beovox C40's, a Beomaster 5000 plus control panel and another 1980's Beocord 5000 to my collection!

Adam.

bubslewis
01-05-2006, 08:49 PM
Have a pair of B&O Penta speakers from bought in 1987 (I think). I use them as fronts in my home theater system.