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Bang & Olufsen turns back the clock, relaunching CD players from 1996

Bang & Olufsen turns back the clock, relaunching CD players from 1996

In 1996 anyone who wanted to be really cool could buy Bang & Olufsen's Beosound 9000 CD player, designed in the shape of a tower, with space for six discs and equipped with a CD changer and radio. To “celebrate the renaissance of physical media” and demonstrate that it produces “long-lasting circular products”, the company is now choosing to reboot the CD player, along with a pair of Beolab 28 speakers, under the Beosystem 9000c name.

in press release Bang & Olufsen writes about its new audio system. The CD changer reboot is said to have been brought about by collecting 200 original Beosound 9000 copies and sending them to the Bang & Olufsen factory in Denmark where the CD players were originally manufactured. It was then disassembled, inspected and cleaned component by component, before being refinished and reassembled.

This launch is the second in the “Classics” series from Bang & Olufsen, the first being the Beogram 4000c turntable from the 1970s, which was relaunched in 2020. Like this product, the Beosystem 9000c is released in a very limited edition – only 200 examples have been restored There is for sale.

Anyone who wants to take a look at the Beosystem 9000c can go to one of the select Bang & Olufsen stores (which have not been specified) which will display the product and bring the big wallet. The entire row is resolved at 50,000 euros, which is closer to 590,000 kroner. Remote control included.