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  • 11-13-2011 2:10 PM

    MX7000 TV

    Hi

    I am hoping to buy an MX7000 TV for my father in law who has always wanted a decent B&O TV (he is also Danish) but could never justify the expense to his wife!

    A neighbour is selling one but he's keeping the stand and I've been looking for a stand on eBay and seen this motorised one, it states for an MX4000 but I'm wondering if it would be compatible with the MX7000.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bang-and-Olufsen-motorised-TV-stand-/270851990848?pt=UK_AudioTVElectronics_Video_Televisions&hash=item3f10096540#ht_500wt_1200

    Any advice appreciated as I have no experience of B&O.

    Many Thanks

    Duncan

  • 11-13-2011 2:38 PM In reply to

    • stotty1111
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    Re: MX7000 TV

    you should have aN EMAIL AND A PM

    Tony

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  • 11-13-2011 2:51 PM In reply to

    • Dennis
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    Re: MX7000 TV

    Hi Duncan

    Why don't you go for an Beovision AV9000 instead? It's simply just a MX6000/7000 in another design, but IMO a much more beautiful and elegant design! The AV9000 has built in motorised stand, Beocord VX7000 (Don't think your gonna need that, but still! Stick out tongue), Dolby Surround Sound, electric curtains and other options - Take a look here.

    - Dennis 

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  • 11-13-2011 7:52 PM In reply to

    Re: MX7000 TV

    Dennis:
    It's simply just a MX6000/7000 in another design

    But without the powerfull speakers the MX7000 has built in! AV9000 needs xtra PL speakers for stereo?

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  • 11-13-2011 9:13 PM In reply to

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    Re: MX7000 TV

    Leslie:

    But without the powerfull speakers the MX7000 has built in! AV9000 needs xtra PL speakers for stereo?

     

    That depends on the version of the MX7000 - Earlier models didn't have active speakers. Duncan, you can check if the MX7000 has active speakers by looking at the fret - if it has a horizontal line through it, then it has active speakers. But the active stereo speakers wouldn't make me pick the MX7000 rather than the AV9000. The AV9000 is something unique IMO, and has some sort of "WOW" factor, so I could compromise with the stereo. But again, it's a matter of taste. Smile

     

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  • 11-14-2011 2:22 AM In reply to

    Re: MX7000 TV

    You don't say where you are Duncan but in the UK, these TV's are virtually worthless and are obtainable for not much more than the price of the remote, say £40 if it comes with a Beolink 1000.

    Most people here will end up selling the remote and taking the TV to the council dump. I have dumped loads of them!

    The stand that you mention is NOT compatible with the MX7000 as it has the wrong mounting plate fitted. It has the mounting plate for the 4000 series.

    The whole reason for introducing the MX7000 was active speakers and I have never seen one without them.

    The AV9000 is an MX6000 in a fancy box with a mono only speaker and a redundant video recorder that nobody uses now. The mechanical "curtains" are now notoriously unreliable and the tubes are coming to the end of their useful working lives. The remote is now worth far more than the TV. Some present for a father in law!!!

    Regards Graham

  • 11-14-2011 3:38 AM In reply to

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    stotty1111:

    you should have aN EMAIL AND A PM

    Tony

    Hi Tony, thanks for the offer, I'm in Scotland so the shipping would probably be prohibitive, I take it it's not light. Will keep it in mind tho'

    Cheers

  • 11-14-2011 3:46 AM In reply to

    Re: MX7000 TV

    Thanks for all your informative posts. I realise it's a dated set and not worth much, so <£50 with remote is a maybe....the father in law has just always really liked these and isn't keen on LCD screens. 

    Coincidentally, my neighbour has an AV9000 as well but is keeping that one, nice lookin set up.

    The type number on the back dates it to 1993, one of the first made but I think they all have active speakers.

    Will see if I can find a stand as the set kind of becomes impractical without the dedicated stand.

    Thanks again

    D

  • 11-14-2011 8:10 AM In reply to

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    Re: MX7000 TV

    All MX 7000 had active speakers and the MX 6000 had passive speakers.

    http://www.beoworld.org/prod_details.asp?pid=642

    I had a MX 7000 many years ago. I sold it and bought a AV 9000 that I still use. If the CTR is used as a stand alone product I would choose a MX 7000 every day in the week. The mono speaker in the AV 9000 is not as good as the stereo spekers in the MX 7000. It´s unbelivable that the AV 9000 look as good as it does more than 20 years. When turned of it looks like a flatscreen standing right infront of it. If buying a B&O CTR I think the Avant is the best buy today. In fact I am thinking of buying a late 32" DVD Avant instead of ha new LCD/Plasma from B&O. But I will never sell the AV 9000. It will always be an icon that I will find space for.

  • 11-14-2011 8:39 AM In reply to

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    Re: MX7000 TV

    Here are some opinions found on beworld (sorry, did not take notes of the authors):

    "Here are my findings with CRT Televisions.  I would also like the input of Jason at Iconic too here.. although he may not be as experienced (in time) dealing with the products, he invariably goes through the same rigmorole of faults and talks a lot of sense!

    BeoVision 1 - Bulletproof.. never had a tube fail in all my time. Incredibly reliable.
    BeoCenter 1 - Tube bulletproof, DVD Mech flaky as hell.. replaced loads.
    MX Range - Tube bulletproof, never replaced one yet and never had any problems. A great TV.
    RF Screen Avant - Never had a 28" blow on me
    BeoVision 3 - Never seen a 28" blown

    --

    AV9000 - Tube okay, seen a few blown but not loads. Usually the mechanical curtains that die or the VCR Mech goes boom.
    Curved Screen Avant - 28" getting very flaky, blowing regularly.  32" seem a lot stronger, only ever seen 2 blown.
    RF Screen Avant - Never had a 28" blow on me and have never heard of one going, but have seen a number of 32" versions gone.
    BeoVision 3 - Never seen a 28" blown, but seen quite a few 32" versions gone. The 'Red Lines' are a dead giveaway!
    As for the older LX ranges and the like, i rarely see them to be honest so cannot comment.  However, i regularly get people talking to me with LX5500's, LX6000's and the like still going strong today!!
    Take from that what you will - it's just an honest account of my experiences dealing with B&O day-to-day..."

    That is why I bought a Beovision 3-28 as a small TV not often used in my home office. It is in a corner where it really does look like a flat TV.

    Ralf

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  • 11-14-2011 1:27 PM In reply to

    Re: MX7000 TV

    Hubbe:
    It will always be an icon that I will find space for.

    Very true, got one myself...

    B&O item 1, B&O item 2, B&O item 3,...................B&O item 735

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  • 11-14-2011 4:37 PM In reply to

    Re: MX7000 TV

    Dennis:
    Duncan, you can check if the MX7000 has active speakers by looking at the fret - if it has a horizontal line through it, then it has active speakers.

    I'm pretty sure the horizontal line fret you talk about was the MX8000 which superseded the MX7000. Pretty sure all 7000's (and 8000's of course) had the active speakers. It was the previous model, the MX6000 that still had the bass reflex sound.

    I'd still buy a 7000 or an 8000 if my budget was less than £100 (with decent remote)

    Regards

    Michael

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  • 11-14-2011 4:42 PM In reply to

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    Re: MX7000 TV

    Bentleyman:

    Dennis:
    Duncan, you can check if the MX7000 has active speakers by looking at the fret - if it has a horizontal line through it, then it has active speakers.

    I'm pretty sure the horizontal line fret you talk about was the MX8000 which superseded the MX7000. Pretty sure all 7000's (and 8000's of course) had the active speakers. It was the previous model, the MX6000 that still had the bass reflex sound.

    I'd still buy a 7000 or an 8000 if my budget was less than £100 (with decent remote)

    Regards

     

    I just remembered to have read somewhere, that the first models of the MX7000's didn't have the line and the active speakers, but I must have been mixing the different models together. Smile

    - Dennis

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  • 11-14-2011 5:00 PM In reply to

    Re: MX7000 TV

    Mind you, although I would buy an MX7000 or MX8000, for just slightly more money I think i'd look for a nice condition Avant with a Beo4 in good nick - cracking TV and an unbelievable bargain these daysSmile A 5-grand TV for a couple of hundred quid...!!

    Michael

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    BS 7000, BS 5500

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    BL 7000, MCP6500, MCP5500,  BL 5000,  Beo4 (x2), BL 1000 (x2)

  • 11-14-2011 5:01 PM In reply to

    Re: MX7000 TV

    Mind you, although I would buy an MX7000 or MX8000, for just slightly more money I think i'd look for a nice condition Avant with a Beo4 in good nick - cracking TV and an unbelievable bargain these daysSmile A 5-grand TV for a couple of hundred quid...!!

    Michael

    BV5, BV Avant, MX4000, MX1500

    BS 7000, BS 5500

    Penta III, Penta II, BL 4000, RL 60.2,  RL 35, CX-100 Alu

    BL 7000, MCP6500, MCP5500,  BL 5000,  Beo4 (x2), BL 1000 (x2)

  • 11-15-2011 7:19 AM In reply to

    Re: MX7000 TV

    This has made me want an AV9000 - always loved the look - I bought a BV1LS for my bedroom as the avant was too big but am now thinking AV9000 may have been better - is the AV9000 link compatible?

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  • 11-20-2011 5:00 AM In reply to

    • stotty1111
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    Re: MX7000 TV

    you have a pm re stand

    tony

    I always try to operate using/following the KISS principle --  Keep it simple stupid!

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