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Beolab 18

ACOUSTIC WORK OF ART

Conceived as an exceptional sound column, introducing a refined symbiosis of form, craftsmanship and performance.

beolab 18

BeoLab 18 delivers an exceptional wireless sound performance, total placement flexibility and carefully chosen materials that highlight the iconic shape of the loudspeaker.
Design

pillar of timeless design

same speaker, different expression

Features

DESIGN-DRIVEN INNOVATION

lens in focus

The acoustic lens spreads optimal sound quality evenly through the room in a 180-degree horizontal arc. Beautifully crafted from aluminium, the lens is further accentuated with a subtle green glow when BeoLab 18 is turned on. A stunning touch of engineering with sound performance at its heart.

new heights of wireless performance

Wireless technology has finally met the exacting standards demanded by Bang & Olufsen for a true seamless audio experience. A BeoLab 18 wireless setup requires just a single power cable to each speaker, giving you incredible flexibility and freedom to unleash groundbreaking multi-channel wireless audio throughout your room.

PLACEMENT

The sound adaption switch on BeoLab 18 allows you to adjust and optimize the acoustic performance based on the placement of the loudspeakers. So you can place them anywhere and be assured of the best possible experience.
Sound
GEOFF MARTIN

Tonmeister, Bang & Olufsen

We constantly explore the limits of technology in our quest for the perfect reproduction of what the artist and the producer intended.

Tecnology

UNDER THE HOOD

The sleek wooden lamellas, designed to visualise the music emanating from the speaker, hide a masterpiece of technical engineering.

Making of

honouring nordic craftmanship

The creation of BeoLab 18 was driven by an unwavering vision for the highest and most exacting standards of craftsmanship and engineering. Wood has always been an important aspect of Nordic architecture and furniture design, and modern interest in new and innovative ways to use it has never been greater.

Read more about Bang & Olufsens relationship with wood

respecting the original
BeoLab 18 is the culmination of acoustic perfection. A heritage of authentic sound that has been a Bang & Olufsen hallmark since 1925. Inspired by the legendary BeoLab 8000 speaker, BeoLab 18 honours the now classic silhouette with new heights of performance and new layers of design.

EXPAND THE EXPERIENCE

Expand your BeoLab 18 experience with BeoLink Multiroom.
You can combine your BeoLab 18 speakers and a range of our most popular products such as BeoVision Avant, BeoSound Essence and BeoSound Moment in a stunning wireless setup through BeoLink Multiroom. Visit us in store to explore your options.

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Find Store

Experience BeoLab 18 at your nearest Bang & Olufsen store.

or choose Book a Demo at your nearest store to get a personal demonstration of your favourite Tv, speaker and music system. Bang & Olufsen owners are all unique, let our experts help you customise a seamless, fully integrated Bang & Olufsen solution for your home.

SPECIFICATIONS
Features
  • Adaptive Bass

  • Room Adaption

Designer
Torsten Valeur, David Lewis Designers www.davidlewisdesigners.com
Dimensions / Weight
132.4 x 15.5 x 11.5 cm / 8.5 kg
Wireless compatibility
  • BeoVision Avant

  • BeoVision 11

  • BeoLab Transmitter 1

  • And any WiSA-compliant TV or receiver

Placement options
  • Floor stand

  • Wall bracket


measurements

bass capability
77dB SPL @ 50 Hz
bass driver
2 x 4” drivers custom made to Bang & Olufsen specifications
Detailed Specification Group
  • Bass reflex

  • Cabinet volume 4.3 litres

colours
High-gloss polished to take up the colour of its surroundings and blend into your home décor.
connections
  • 2 x Power Link (RJ45)

  • 1 x RCA (L/R)

  • 1 x TOSLINK- in: Sample rate 32k, 44.1k, 48k, 96k / PCM16-24 bit- out: Sample rate 48k / PCM 24 BIT

  • Wireless Power Link

dimensions mounted
  • On floor stand: 132.4 x 20 x 20 cm

  • With Wall bracket: 132.6 x 15.5 x 13x5 cm

Adaptive Bass Linearization (ABL).
Automatically responds to extreme peaks by reducing bass throughput, ensuring unrivalled Bang & Olufsen performance throughout.
Room adaptation
One flick of a switch and your speaker is set up with a bass performance adapted to its placement in the room.
Thermal protection
Driver temperatures are constantly monitored.
high frequency driver
¾” Acoustic Lens Technology
loudspeaker system
A two-way speaker system
materials
Cabinet: Anodised aluminium provides a robust and scratch-resistant surface.
operating conditions
10-40° C, 50-104° F
power amplifier, bass
160 W, Class D
power amplifier, tweeter
The tweeter is powered by a 160 watt Class D audio amplifier.
room adaptation
Choose from free standing, wall or corner position at the flick of switch.