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Beocord 5000 (4715/16) Restoration

This is a list of my posts about the Beocord 5000 (4715/16):

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Installing Rebuilt Rubber Pinch Rollers

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Test Drive

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Polishing the Plexiglass Cover

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Calibrating Recording Current and Bias

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Calibrating the Peak Program Meters (VU Meters)

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Recapping the Power Supply, Motor Control, Electronic Switch and Operational Control Boards

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Recapping the Preamplifier and the Radio Amplifier Boards

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Exchanging the Belts

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Extraction of Drive Mechanism

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Polishing of Plexiglass Panel

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Fader Fixed and Putting it Back Together

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): First Recordings!

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Slow Rewinding, Inconsistent Pause Function and Auto Stop

Beocord 5000 (4715/4716): Replacing the Belts


  1. Hi. I´ve seen the belt replace movie now . Very interesting, it looks so complicated, but you make it look easy.
    Got a Beocord 5000 . 4705 (3 heads) . The take up reel is to slow now , could be the belt.
    Have done a similar job on my Tandberg TCD 330. But I will not try the B&O.

  2. I just want to add some info: I thought my Beocord was dead but a friend of mine who worked at a Tandberg service for many years said that old tape-decks etc with belts should be kept cool and by all means used . Suddenly the take up reel works and it sounds great . I'll listen to my cassettes now in Easter time.

  3. I agree...these units must be used! Enjoy your 5000!

  4. Hi Beolover how are you ??
    I have a BeoMaster 1900 and I want to replace all the lamps by LEDs, but I read in foruns and blogs that may not be possible, because the original lamps are part of the capacitive circuit, and the leds couldn't work properly.
    I believe that there should be an alternative to replace the lamps.
    What is your expert opinion about it ??
    Thank you. Paulo (Brazil)

  5. Working on a beocorder 5000 and the belts were toast. Replaced them and it works but now it will play and then about 8 seconds in, it will just close the drawer. I can push play again (the outside play) and it will play about 8 seconds and stop. The power is still on, just stops playing.

  6. Hi, my pulley motor squeaks terribly, can it be fixed


Comments and suggestions are welcome!