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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 Beosound 5 with touch screen, WISA, 10 TB hard drive and an UHD player/ripper built in. A one stop media centre for music, radio and films.

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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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Aussie Michael
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BL3 replacement
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Millemissen:

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?

MM

You have my vote for both!

Karel.

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CB replied on Tue, Dec 3 2019 7:42 AM
Hi-fi component kit for my car...
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Motorised sound bar with stand and hinge options, with built in PUC control for any TV panel that can be mounted above.

TV panel to be fixed using standard VESA plate.

Graham

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BL3 MK3.. J

New BS 9000  or…

 

BS5  with all candys ( DHMI output, dolby ATMOS option, plex, youtube, netflix,spotify, deezer, FM radio, DAB+, net radio, touch screen, min 5TB SSD disc, wifi, BT, optical IN+ OUT, top of the line DAC,  app for phone or tablet, and…solid SW !!!!

Ok..ok…i'm dreaming..but it is not impossible.

It can be done …as BS5 it allready just a computer with outside screen.

You just upgrade a compurer part + add touch screen glass part.

Maybe we can build one and send it to B&O as demo version ..ha ha

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Thanks guys,

Some interesting ideas so far - let's hope Beosanta has our wish lists covered Big Smile

I will add a +1 for the "Beolab 30" speakers with BL50 tech but in a reduced size.  In exchange, I would want to buy B&O a Devialet Phantom Reactor to spur on their creativity and challenge them further..... Whistle

Please keep the ideas coming!

Kind regards, Steve.

Steve.

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Another revolutionary device:

a 40" TV... There are a lot of household who do not have the space to place a 55" tv. Or want a an additional tv for the kitchen/bedroom/study...

 

Karel.

 

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LC3 - Led compatible, of course dimable and please, the closer to affordable it can be.

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marexy:

Ok..ok…i'm dreaming..but it is not impossible.

The point of a full agile environment is not to worry about solution mode but to dream

An agile team wil make it happen
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1990 replied on Tue, Dec 3 2019 10:51 AM

A multiroom-version of a single BeoLab 3000 with Kvadrat-cloth.

Could be a beautiful NL-speaker that fills the gap between the M5 (€ 599) and the BS1 (€1500). A speaker with a touch of aluminium and some Kvadrat magic. Wall hung or integrated in a Montana or Pastoe-cabinet...

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1990:

A multiroom-version of a single BeoLab 3000 with Kvadrat-cloth.

Should be easy to DIY: Take a BL3000, tuck and airport express inside, buy kvadrat fabric by the meter and follow any recloth tutorial Smile

 

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I agree with that wish list. I wish also new Beolab 5 which are Wisa compatible and 192 khz. Then I could update my set Smile
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AdamS replied on Tue, Dec 3 2019 1:11 PM

A new version of the BeoSound 9000, but one that takes 6 LPs instead of 6 CDs, please.

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BL 6000 replacement. Love the form factor and design but the drivers need to be updated.

B&O in my life ๐Ÿ˜Š: 

 

  • Beolab 8002 + Beolab 2 + Beosound Core with Essence Remote (Office)
  • Beolab 6000 + Beolab 11 + Beosound Core with Essence Remote (Bedroom)
  • Beoplay A9 Mk2 (Living Room)
  • Beosound 1 with wireless dock (Portable)
  • Beosound Balance (Dining)
  • Beoplay H95 (Focused listening, travel)
  • Beoplay H9 (3rd gen) (retired)
  • Beoplay P6 (Portable)
  • Beotime wall clock (hallway entrance)
  • BMW X5 50i with B&O Audio Package (Commute/drive)

 

 

 

Jaffrey2230
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BL 6000 replacement. Love the form factor and design but the drivers need to be updated.

B&O in my life ๐Ÿ˜Š: 

 

  • Beolab 8002 + Beolab 2 + Beosound Core with Essence Remote (Office)
  • Beolab 6000 + Beolab 11 + Beosound Core with Essence Remote (Bedroom)
  • Beoplay A9 Mk2 (Living Room)
  • Beosound 1 with wireless dock (Portable)
  • Beosound Balance (Dining)
  • Beoplay H95 (Focused listening, travel)
  • Beoplay H9 (3rd gen) (retired)
  • Beoplay P6 (Portable)
  • Beotime wall clock (hallway entrance)
  • BMW X5 50i with B&O Audio Package (Commute/drive)

 

 

 

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