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  • Newebie

    Dear BO fans, I am new to this forum. BO products fascinated me from 1995, when I was in Denmark. Then I forgot BO world completely (children, study, ...), BUT I found my fascination for BO month ago with purchase of Beolit 1000 radio in very good visual and working condition. Very nice piece. I am very impressed with vintage wooden pieces from late 70-ties. Now considering to buy some tuner/amplifier. My first proposal/opinion is Beomaster 4400 with Beovox 2702 loudspeakers (which I have chance
    Posted to General Discussion & Questions (Forum) by priklep on Thu, Apr 9 2015
  • Re: Newebie

    Thanks for nice welcome, it was as I wished. I understood, that even I buy functional piece of such vintage radio, it needs to be renovated (electronics) for new life. I can buy renovation kit and ask my father of friend to do the soldering job. I will forgot about thinking about 2702 speakers, because they are too small for it and start to think about something else. Thanks for your help, I stay to read the forum definitely.
    Posted to General Discussion & Questions (Forum) by priklep on Fri, Apr 10 2015
  • Re: Newebie

    The magic day today ... Today my BM4400 came from Denmark. Very nice optical condition, every button functional, lamp are glowing. Do not have spaekers at home still, so no chance to try it. After xour advices and my room possibilities I decided to buy CX100 spekers and not the recommended S75 (smal room and not enought space in my flat. Could it be a good idea to combine BM4400 with CX100 speakers?
    Posted to General Discussion & Questions (Forum) by priklep on Wed, May 6 2015
  • Re: Newebie

    My Beomaster arrived fully serviced. Repairman replaced both output transistors in one channel and some leaking capacitors. Of course I ordered replacement kit from Dillen, but serviceman told me, that if old caps are working and have their electric specification (he measured it somehow, no idea how) it is good idea to leave them there. So only some caps from Dillen s kit were replaced. I will keep them for next BM opening. Also bought CX-100 loudspeakers which need refoaming (my very close future
    Posted to General Discussion & Questions (Forum) by priklep on Fri, May 29 2015
    Filed under: Beolit 1000, Beomasterster 4400, Beovox CX-100
  • Re: Beovox S75 Rescue

    Hi, very good progress, only minor remains of old paint. I think that carpenters glue will penetrate to veneer (it is soaking material). I recommend NOT to use that type of glue for veneer and wood for removing old paint, because carpenters glue will penetrate to veneer (it is soaking material). Vinyl record is non soaking material so after drying you can remove all the glue and dirt in crust. Another treatment with the same paint remover?
    Posted to The Workbench (Forum) by priklep on Thu, Dec 10 2015
  • Veneer transplantation

    Hi beolovers, I decided to repair missing rosewood veneer on my Beomaster 5000. Fortunately, the veneer is relatively thick (circa 0,5mm) and can be processed very good. I did not have a source of rosewood veneer, but I found, that veneer of the same structure is on inner side of wooden cabinet. I decided to take piece of veneer from non visible part and to transplant it on visible side. Result is quite good, there is some difference in colour (inner veneer was hidden from sunlight), that can disappear
    Posted to The Workbench (Forum) by priklep on Wed, Mar 9 2016
  • Re: What is the difference between the S75 and M75 speakers?

    Hi Swissknight, you can find some info in product section on beoworld page, M75 and S75 in passive speakers. https://www.beoworld.org/prod_details.asp?pid=483 take home message: Beovox Uni-Phase M100 and M75 were the top models in the 1979 - 1980 range of Bang & Olufsen speakers
    Posted to The Workbench (Forum) by priklep on Fri, Aug 19 2016
  • Re: Beovox S45-2 speakers - damping material

    I am not technician, but know, that damping material is important part of speaker and was chosen carefully by B&O people. May be wood is smelling ... as an old stuff at home (my wife is complaining little bit). I cleaned it with isopropyl alcohol, then sanded carefully and treated with bee wax as Frede recommends. All processes are beautifully described here on forum. Speakers look awesome, sound is also very nice. I am very satisfied.
    Posted to The Workbench (Forum) by priklep on Sun, Jul 31 2016
  • Broken magnet on woofer - what to do?

    Hi beolovers, have sad day today. Couple day ago I bought pair of Beovox S45-2 speakers on Dutch bazar site. They came today, packaging and speakers case without any damage. Speakers were not playing properly, bass drivers dead on both speakers. After opening I found displaced and broken magnet on one woofer and displaced on second one. Uff. What are the option I have? Any chance of woofer repair? Only replacement? Sourse of such an old woofers? Thanks a lot for help.
    Posted to The Workbench (Forum) by priklep on Thu, Oct 13 2016
  • Re: Your latest addi(c)tion?

    Hi, firs of all you need FM connector from 70-ties (two pin, 300ohm). It looks like this, and it is quite hard to find. In my contry there are some occasionally available, I was not able to find it on international ebay auctions, my friend electrician found one for me in his old stock. Another source could be forum members here, who are renovating hifi from these days. Then I connected this to this indoor anntena: [View:http://www.ebay.com/itm/INDOOR-FM-300-OHM-STEREO-RECEIVER-RADIO-T-DIPOLE-ANTENNA
    Posted to General Discussion & Questions (Forum) by priklep on Sun, Jan 8 2017
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