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If you could ask B&O to make one product just for you....

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Steve at Sounds Heavenly
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Steve at Sounds Heavenly posted on Mon, Dec 2 2019 7:41 PM

Hi Beoworlders,

I am interested to know what you would ask B&O to make if they offered to build one item just for you for Christmas?  Please feel free to comment below, or via the link to this video review which covers the responses so far:-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qilD1QTXt_I

I have added some suggestions at this link to start things off.......

Kind regards, Steve.

 

Steve.

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A beosystem 5 and a center speaker. A new remote a la beo6. A bl3 replacement with alt. A music system that works, bs9000 but all screen with cd player inside maybe 75% size though. A smaller lcd tv. An app for curtains on any new gen beovision, would love some curtains that are in sinc with the movement of the harmony

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Answered (Verified) Jeff replied on Tue, Dec 17 2019 8:45 PM
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vikinger:

Jeff:
I think you're right Steffen, although there are a number of traditional speaker manufacturers that manage to stay in business.

In the UK, dealer Richer Sounds currently list 235 passive speakers against 62 active. B&O were too quick to abandon the passive market.... just imagine how they could have kept a market presence with an updated passive speaker like the S45/ S45.2.

Graham

I think one of the main reasons B&O dropped passive speakers was that in order to achieve good performance in the form factors/size they wanted style wise they were pretty much forced to go active. You can play games with bass boost and extension you just can't with passives, and B&O moved away from the idea of selling components that worked with other brands and systems and went even more insular, with all B&O systems/setups. I don't personally think that was the best idea but it's the direction they took.

 

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AnalogPlanet
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Hello Santa!

A Beosound with 3 CDs (mini 9000) and Apple Music built-in streaming, Siri + Alexa voice.

Powerlink and WISA output.

Never gonna happen, I know. ;)

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A ML/NL Converter Light - just to connect the oldschool sources (of e.g. a BeoSound 9000) to the NL network (nothing more nothing less)........was my wish years ago.

Today - hmmmm.....support for Spotify Connect on the newer devices - not much to ask, or?

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9 LEE replied on Mon, Dec 2 2019 8:57 PM

A nice, portable FM/DAB Radio with Bluetooth please.

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Kasse replied on Mon, Dec 2 2019 9:58 PM

Affordable products in a great design and quality - just like in "the old days", where B&O were ahead of its time in terms of integration, attention to details and materials. (Beosystem 5000, 7000 etc., Beolink/Masterlink)

 

I´m not old enough to have bought a new TV in the 80´s or 90´s, but looking in old adverts it doesn´t seem like a B&O TV costed 15-20 times as much as other products back then. I bought a new Sony 55" Smart TV for my parents last week. It was 4000DKR. You can barely buy a portable B&O speaker for that amount. As much as I would love to own a B&O Avant or whatever they´re called these days, I just can´t justify the premium to myself. No doubt the sound and picture quality is better than the Sony, but it´s not 15-20 times better.

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Earle replied on Mon, Dec 2 2019 10:17 PM

Build one thing for me? 

How about a tiny house! Furnished or not, I'd be interested to see what they come up with.

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OlivierC:

I’d like to see a revamped Bluetooth Form 2 headset, maybe with some basic touch control for volume and track skipping.

It’s such a pity to see that iconic B&O design being discontinued.

Oops, this was only a personal wet dream, sorry. Smile

Olivier

Myself from another thread. Smile

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Hi. 

I am not sure witch model you compare at sony, but a sony 55 for 4000 DKR you can get, but you can also get a sony for 24.000 dkr, so if you compare a B&O TV to the 4000 tv it maybe not fair at all. 

And when you buy a B&O tv, its so much more then god picture Quality. You get a 7.1 dolby decoder, with up to 16 beolab speaker you can connect, or 8 wisa compatible speaker in a full surround sound system. 

3 ways full speaker system with 450 watt, beoremote one, the best remote control to a tv, and the integration of 3 parts setup box, and a placement possible with motorised engine that far better then anyone els. Wood and aluminium parts that are handmade in one of the most advance aluminum fabric in the world. So if you take an eclipse or harmony down in different parts, and se what you get, its not a sony 55 for 4000 dkr. 

Her is why people not see what they buy, before they judge B&O. They make great TV and the best combination of TV and sound together. You get what you pay..Its easy like that. But if you dont want all the extra and only a black tv screen your welcome to buy other product, but no need to judge B&O and say it cost 15-20 times more. From sony top model to 25 000 and eclipse to 75.000 its 3 times the price, not 15-20. so please make your research better. =) 

 

 

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A beosystem 5 and a center speaker. A new remote a la beo6. A bl3 replacement with alt. A music system that works, bs9000 but all screen with cd player inside maybe 75% size though. A smaller lcd tv. An app for curtains on any new gen beovision, would love some curtains that are in sinc with the movement of the harmony

New: Beovision Harmony, Beolab 50's, Beolab 18's, Beolab 17's, Beosound 9000 mk3, Beosound 1 Bronze edition, Beoplay M3, Beoplay A1.

Mikipedia on YouTube (finally Stick out tongue )

https://www.youtube.com/c/Mikipedia

Old: Beovision Eclipse, Beolab 1's, Beolab 2, Beovision 10-46, Overture 2300, beolab 8000's, Beolab 4000's, Beovision avant 32" etc. etc.

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So right !!!! every point especially the curtain part, how hard can it be.

Even Samsung have some kind of curtains but from bottom/top to center (like the old cathod tv's).

The new designers/developpers have no idea of the legacy 

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An HDMI and UHD drive upgrade for the BeoCenter 2.

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