B&O Beocord 9000
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Metal Tape 3 Head

This Bang & Olufsen Beocord 9000 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Bang & Olufsen in 1982 with a list price of USD $1,800 and discontinued 4 years later in 1986.

The main features of the Bang & Olufsen Beocord 9000 are: 3 heads and no off-tape monitoring to save production cost, digital tape counter with 4 digits, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck. 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 9000 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the Beocord 9000 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

To ensure the best response from the wide variety of tapes available adjustment of, equalization and sensitivity, to optimum levels can be performed prior to recording.

Dolby C-type used in the Beocord 9000 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
  • Computer Controlled Calibration

Historic events

1982 Sony launched the CDP-101 in Japan
1983 TV Series The "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC.
1984 The Ferrari Testarossa, a two-door coupé, premiered at the Paris Auto Show.
1985 Microsoft announces Windows 1.0.
1986 Nintendo releases its first video game console for the home, NES (Nintendo Entertainment System).

Features of Bang & Olufsen Beocord 9000

Calibration
Calibration
Auto Level Calibration Auto Equalizer Calibration
Display
Display
4-Digıt Digital Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Top Loading Wood Case
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 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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