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Bang & Olufsen BeoGram 4002

Bang & Olufsen BeoGram 4002

Regular price £3,995.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £3,995.00 GBP
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Fully Refurbished BeoGram 4002 

Vintage - 1974-1980.


Ex-Multi Award Winning Bang & Olufsen Retailer from 1989 - 2022.

Immaculate Condition -  Fully Refurbished by trained Ex-Bang & Olufsen service engineer with over 40 years experience.

BeoGram 4002 - Very sought after - Collectable Vintage turntable. 

Comes with Certificate of Refurbishment / Authenticity. All working parts come with 12 months guarantee*

*The Stylus is newly tipped and in full working order but is excluded from the guarantee.

If you want a turntable of this quality, in pristine condition both cosmetically and electronically; you will struggle to find a better example due to its rarity. 

Refurbishment Undertaken - The Beogram 4002 for sale has undergone a complete and thorough refurbishment. It has taken our qualified service engineer 9 weeks to strip down and replace every component that has failed or become compromised due to nearly 50 years use and the price reflects the quality and dedication of experienced workmanship.

You will be purchasing a Bang & Olufsen turntable that runs and performs as it did when first sold. This opportunity is very rare due to the time each Bang & Olufsen turntable takes to fully restore, from the lid, the aluminium, the wood, the internal components and the styli. This has all been undertaken from an engineer who has worked with Bang & Olufsen for over 40 years

BeoGram 4002 - 1974-1980 - Vintage turntable - Famous Designer Jacob Jensen -  Fully refurbished - Bang & Olufsen at its best.

Manufactured: 1974 - 1980
Designer: Jacob Jensen
Colours: Rosewood, Teak, White, Oak

The replacement for the BeoGram 4000, this deck actually existed in a number of forms, the first using the AC motor of the 4000 and later ones using a DC motor. Simplified compared to the 4000, it was cheaper to produce, if not buy, but maintained a very similar performance.

In terms of concept, performance and technical design, this record player was very much ahead of its time. All functions were governed by computer-like logic circuits. You just pressed START, that was all. Through the unique detector arm (parallel to the pickup arm) these circuits could judge the size of the record, determine its normal playing speed and instruct the pick-up arm to lower the stylus into the lead-in groove. Within a few seconds you would hear the music. If there was no record on the platter the stylus could not be lowered, so the system was safe as well as simple.

Records could be tracked more accurately because the tangential arm traced a straight line from the record's edge to its centre, instead of tracing an arc as radial arms do. This method entirely eliminated inward bias (skating effect) and tracking angle error was almost non-existent.

The naked elliptical diamond stylus in the MMC 20EN (former MMC 4000) pickup cartridge helped ensure that Beogram 4002 got all of the information out of your record grooves while handling them in the gentlest possible way.

Bang & Olufsen's Beogram 4002 turntable was awarded the 'Gold Sim 74' and 'Top Form 74' prizes in the category of electro-mechanics.

Beogram 4002 was an electronically controlled stereo record player with tangential arm. The unit utilised a belt drive system to control the record deck. Thanks to the incorporation of advanced electronics, several advantages were gained from this new concept in record-players: high specification, supreme automation of all functions and the most gentle treatment of records. The tangential arm moved the pick-up in a straight line towards the centre of the record, reducing tracking error to a mere 0.04%. The record player was fitted with the MMC4000  pick-up cartridge (later MMC 20EN) which had a frequency range of 20-25.000 Hz ±1.5 dB. It had an integrated, elliptical naked diamond stylus with a stylus pressure of 1g. Rotation of the turntable was governed by a synchronous motor which was power-driven via a stabilised oscillator which made it independent of mains voltage and frequency fluctuations. Wow and flutter was less than ± 0.05 % and rumble better than 65 dB. DIN B weighted. A photocell in the record-player's second arm registered the size of the record and the speed at which it should be played. Advanced electronics governed the actions of the pick-up arm: lifting, lowering, etc. However, the record-player could be operated manually by use of the large "easy-touch" control plate. Operation of the record deck was very easy as all functions were governed by computer logic circuits. With its tangential detector arm that was parallel to the linear tracking tonearm, the unit could sense the size and speed of the record to be played and lowered the stylus into the lead-in groove. It had cueing controls to raise and lower the tonearm to where you wanted it on the record. If there was no record on the turntable and you pushed START, it would not lower the stylus on the turntable. Manual selectors to determine the speed of the record player were incorporated; however, the turntable was fully automatic so all you had to do was put on the record and press START.

Beogram 4002 was fitted with a hinged dust lid which could be opened to any angle up to about 60 degrees or completely removed by easy sliding action.


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