Introduction Burson Audio Melbourne, or Team Burson as they’re affectionately known, don’t seem to like integrated circuits much. As a matter of fact, they’ve published an extensive article on their website as to why integrated circuits suck and are only used by dodgy manufacturers that want to cut down production costs. Surprisingly however, their argument against little bits of silicon doesn’t take the predictable and well-worn track back to the glowing triodes of audiophile antiquity. Enter the HA160, based on the Burson discrete HD opamp and their answer to the travesties of IC-based amplification. I can make no comment as to the validity of these claims. I’m nowhere near...(read more)
Member Reviews: Burson HA-160
Pros: Excellent with all music genres. Extremely quiet operation. Very dynamic with rock solid bass.
Cons: Did not come in black : (
No-nonsense purist design that can accommodate a wide range of headphones.
Pros: Stepped attunuator
Cons: A bit too large steps on volume control for some phones
Advanced and quality build.