B&O Beocord 8004
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Metal Tape

This Bang & Olufsen Beocord 8004 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Bang & Olufsen in 1983 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $695.

The main features of the Bang & Olufsen Beocord 8004 are: 2 heads, digital tape counter with 4 digits, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the Beocord 8004 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the Beocord 8004 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the Beocord 8004 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The Dolby HX PRO system provides precise bias control during recording to reduce distortion and improve linearity in the high-frequency range, the result is recorded sound that is highly faithful to the original.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1983 Apple introduces the Lisa computer, the first commercial personal computer with a graphical user interface (GUI).

Features of Bang & Olufsen Beocord 8004

Display
Display
4-Digıt Digital Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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