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This limited edition Beogram 4000c turntable is the stuff of vinyl dreams

A record player from the '70s given a modern makeover.

This limited edition Beogram 4000c turntable is the stuff of vinyl dreams
Marc Chacksfield
08 October 2020

Ah, the '70s, a decade of beards and Brut, The Godfather and Saturday Night Fever. It was also a time when Hi-Fi systems were packed with design innovation - and none more so than Bang & Olufsen's Beogram 4000c.

To celebrate its classic turntable, B&O is bringing it back as the Beogram 4000c Recreated Limited Edition.

Now, when we say bringing it back, we really mean it. These turntables are the original units, given a modern makeover. Because of this, only 95 of them have been (re)made - and they've all been lovingly restored, with the addition of some modern components.

In what is a fantastic idea by B&O, the Beogram 4000c is the first product to launch in the brand’s new Classics initiative.

The idea is that B&O restores pre-owned, original models in the factory they were originally created - adding in new technology. That's right, B&O has created its own Repair Shop for its old kit and the results are fantastic.

This limited edition Beogram 4000c turntable is the stuff of vinyl dreams

The restored Beogram 4000c has had its aluminium chassis polished and anodised to create a warmer champagne tone. The turntable has been given a new hand-crafted solid oak frame and a new protective dust lid.

An RIAA phono pre-amplifier has been added, so the system can be used with Bang & Olufsen’s entire range of home speakers. A new stylus has been added as well.

All of this restoration does mean that this limited edition turntable does come at a premium. If you are lucky enough to get one of the 95, then it will cost you a cool £9,000.

You will be able to see the turntable in action in select B&O stores from Monday 12 October - and it's available to buy from the 19th October.