Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Bang & Olufsen

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14 Surround Speaker System

Bang & Olufsen recently released a compact 5.1 powered home theater speaker system consisting of 5 disc-shaped speakers and subwoofer, which offers surprisingly room filling sound. The new BeoLab 14 system’s satellite speakers are diminutive circles of anodised aluminium with exchangeable fabric covers in a selection of colors. The aluminium frame subtly reflects surrounding colors to create the illusion that the satellite speakers are even smaller than their actual size. The rear covers of the satellites are white aluminium, while the fabric fronts can easily be replaced with other colors. Most importantly, each speaker driver is powered by its own dedicated amplifier with individual equalization.

The subwoofer’s cabinet provides volume for commanding bass performance, while its sculpturally tapered cylindrical form, topped with the same fabric cover as the satellites, establishes a coherent design that can stand on its own or easily be placed out of the way due to its slender build and small footprint. In addition, all amplifiers and equalizers for each speaker are located in the subwoofer unit.

BeoLab 14 connects seamlessly to all Bang & Olufsen televisions, but is also just one plug away from lifting any other TV or AV receiver into a new level of sound performance. Once connected to a Bang & Olufsen TV, an on-screen guide helps you easily calibrate the surround speakers to the room for optimal surround performance.

The compact new speakers have been put through the same demanding development process as all other Bang & Olufsen products. “BeoLab 14 is the result of a lot of work with our Listening Panel,” says Jens Rahbek, senior sound engineer in the R&D department. “Even with the very best components, sound is a subjective experience. We tune our speakers in a process that includes hours of listening – by different people, in different room environments, at different stages of development – in order to achieve sound that is as close as possible to what the original artist intended.”

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Price and Availability
The BeoLab 14 surround sound speaker system is now available in two versions: a four-satellite set ($4,000) designed for Bang & Olufsen TVs where center speaker is already in the TV, and a five-satellite set ($4,400) designed for non-Bang & Olufsen TVs to ensure optimal center channel performance. Ceiling and wall mounts are included, while bookshelf or floor stands are extra.

Specifications:

  • Satellite speaker specs:
    • Construction: closed cabinet
    • 2.5” treble/midrange driver
  • Amplifiers for each speaker: 5 x 140 watts
    • Thermal protection
    • Connections: 1 x speaker
  • Subwoofer specs:
    • Construction: ported with a downward-facing driver protected by a grill
    • 8” bass driver
    • Amplifier: 1 x 280 watts. Room adaptation (for optimal sound when the subwoofer is placed in a corner, against a wall, or freestanding)
    • Adaptive Bass Linearisation (ABL) A Bang & Olufsen technology that has been specifically customised to get exceptional sound performance from even very compact speakers, while also preventing sudden bursts in the music from damaging the speakers. ABL automatically responds to extreme peaks by reducing bass throughput, ensuring unrivalled Bang & Olufsen performance throughout. In this surround speaker the ABL technology is extended to include the satellite units.
    • Thermal protection
    • Line sense on/off
    • Connections: 5 x speakers; 3 x Power Link incl. 6 x line by Power Link; 1 x A/V multi- connector
    • Digital Signal Processor: ADSP-21478KSWZ-1A 200MHz
  • Effective frequency range the entire system: 26Hz to 20,000 Hz (-10dB).

bang olufsen beolab Reviews

From Critics Around the Web

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Advertisement

New Products

LED TV

2020 Sony 4K LED TVs are designed for cost-conscious shoppers who want the best value for maximum screen size up to 85-inches.

Apple

At $399 unlocked, Apple iPhone SE is the lowest priced iPhone. The 4.7-inch smartphone gets the latest processor, keeps the iconic home button but...

Gaming Notebooks

Full gaming power in a thin and light laptop. The 2020 Blade Stealth 13 is the first Ultrabook to feature a 120Hz display and...

LED TV

LG NanoCell 4K and 8K TVs use a layer of one-nanometer sized particles that filter out impurities resulting in natural, lifelike color, which remain...

Gaming Notebooks

The all-new Razer Blade 15 features a 300 Hz display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX SUPER GPUs, and a 10th Gen 8-core Intel processor

FitBit

Personalized health, fitness and sleep tracking with built-in GPS for pace and distance, 24/7 heart rate monitoring with a more comfortable wristband and up...

You May Also Like

Bang & Olufsen

Beosound Balance is a high-end wireless smart speaker that combines elegant beauty with sound performance derived from Bang & Olufsen's flagship speakers.

Bang & Olufsen

2nd generation Beoplay H4 wireless over-ear headphones arrive in a sleeker design with new dedicated button for Voice Assistants.

Bang & Olufsen

Bang & Olufsen releases Beoplay E8 2.0 with Wireless Charging Case (2nd generation) earphones for $350.

New Products

The 2019 PSB Alpha Series loudspeakers include the P3 and P5 bookshelf speakers, T20 towers and C10 center.

Advertisement

ecoustics is the unbiased resource for the latest technology news, coolest gadgets, and best consumer electronics. Plus get product reviews, roundups and deals from all over the web on everything electronic. Read more



Copyright © 1999-2020 ecoustics | Disclaimer: ecoustics may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.