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Speaker docking gets serious with Bang & Olufsen

PUBLISHED: 13:07 24 June 2011 | UPDATED: 19:36 20 February 2013

BeoSound 8 is a powerful new speaker dock for the iPad, iPhone and iPod that takes the digital music experience to a completely new level, conveniently and seamlessly.

BeoSound 8 delivers breathtaking sound performance and offers elegant design and a simple user interface. It is a fantastic solution for enjoying digital music either from your iPod, iPhone, iPad, PC or Mac. Simply by connecting a device to BeoSound 8, digital music can be unfolded to its true potential.


The light and characteristic design of BeoSound 8 makes it highly flexible in use; it is perfectly suited as a music system not only in a main room, but also in the kitchen, on the patio or even at the summerhouse. BeoSound 8 can be placed on a wall bracket or any flat surface and still deliver fantastic premium quality sound.


To complete the outstanding sound performance BeoSound 8 has a manual room adaptation switch with 3 positions which allows it to be placed anywhere without compromising the sound performance.


Cool and simple to use


Simply plug BeoSound 8 in and connect your device by docking it or connecting it using the AUX line-in or USB ports and you are ready to listen to your favourite digital music in no time. You can easily control BeoSound 8 using the dedicated remote that comes with the product, or you can control it with one of Bang & Olufsens intelligent remotes if thats what you prefer.


Another cool application of BeoSound 8 is that it can be networked using the Apple Airport Express and in this way your music collection can conveniently be streamed wirelessly from your PC or Mac to BeoSound 8.


Magical 2D design


BeoSound 8 is available in black and white. Choose from a variety of optional soft coloured speaker fronts to customise it to its new home.


The cone shaped speakers give BeoSound 8 a magical hovering 2D appearance as it hides the actual depth of the speakers and the feet lift it up giving a light and slim design.


In addition, the speakers of BeoSound 8 are outlined by aluminium rings adding a distinct Bang & Olufsen look and feel. With BeoSound 8, Bang & Olufsen has once again proven that it is leading within the field of innovation and design.


Technical specifications











































































DESIGN



David Lewis



DIMENSION W x H x D/WEIGHT



66.1 x 23.9 x 16.4 cm/4.25 kg



MATERIAL(S)



Painted plastic, aluminium and fabric



COLOUR(S)



White and black cabinet



POWER AMPLIFIERS



Bass/Midrange: 70 W/4 Ohm Class D


Treble: 35 W/4 Ohm



EFFECTIVE FREQUENCY RANGE



38 - 20,000 Hz



CROSSOVER FREQUENCY



3,300 Hz



CABINET PRINCIPLE



Sealed box



WOOFER



5



TWEETER



3/4



CABINET VOLUME



1.3 litres



BASS EQUALISER



Adaptive Bass Linearisation (ABL)



PROTECTION



Thermal protection



CONNECTIONS



iPod/iPhone/iPad connector, USB, Line-in via Phono



ACCESSORIES



Wall bracket (included)


Fabric frames: Black, white, yellow, purple and lavender blue



REMOTE CONTROL



BeoSound 8 remote included,


Beo4 and Beo5



ROOM ADAPTATION



Free wall corner





iPod, iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.



For more information please contact:


Corporate Communication


Bang & Olufsen a/s


Phone: +45 96 84 51 00


Fax: +45 96 84 50 33

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