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  1. Burson Audio Soloist 3X Grand Tourer

    Burson Audio Soloist 3X Grand Tourer

    2021 – The Burson Soloist 3X GT is the embodiment of our innovative spirit. It is the first headphone amp in the world that works so hard it needs active cooling. Through research and over-engineering, we turn unconventional approaches into design benchmarks, And we thank all the like-minded...
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    Burson Conductor 3XR Has Blown Both Drivers in my Susvaras

    I had a Burson Conductor 3XR delivered today. Plugged my Susvara headphones in via 4 pin XLR and connected to the 3XR by Bluetooth from my Sony Walkman. Turned it on initially and it was fine for 15 minutes. Turned it off and then back on with the Susvaras still connected and there was a quiet...
  3. H

    My Burson Soloist SL isn't very loud

    I bought a Burson Soloist SL over 5 years ago now. I don't use it very much, but I must admit that it has never really sounded that loud. I have to almost turn it up to the max on the volume pot before it makes me HD650 headphones approaching something like loud. However, I have never had...
  4. Burson Funk - 3Wpc Headphone Amp and 45Wpc Class-AB Speaker Amp

    Burson Funk - 3Wpc Headphone Amp and 45Wpc Class-AB Speaker Amp

    3-Watts per channel, fully discrete headphone amplifier that doubles as a 45-Watt per channel Class-AB integrated amplifier! How cool is that? Some Funky facts first: As you are aware by now, their proprietary Max Current Power Supply is what gives their products that power and dynamic...
  5. Burson V5i-D

    Burson V5i-D

  6. SS-Audio

    Burson Audio Asia Regional PLAYMATE 2 Tour

    We are happy to announce that we are organizing a Playmate ll tour in Asia starting from India, and we can expand into Hong Kong, Singapore & Taiwan. If you live in the above area, you are welcome to register your interest with us in this discussion thread. Playmate 2 is more than a pretty new...
  7. DarKu

    Burson Audio FUNK, 3Wpc Headphone Amp and 45Wpc Class-AB Speaker Amp

    Burson Audio will be unveiling shortly their newest 3-Watts per channel, fully discrete headphone amplifier that doubles as a 45-Watt per channel Class-AB integrated amplifier! How cool is that? It'll cost $599 Some Funky facts first: As you are aware by now, their proprietary Max Current...
  8. SS-Audio

    It's Black Friday at Burson!

    Burson Audio is taking 20% off all items displaying in our web-store. (Apply Coupon Code at check out: 20OFF) However, due to production constraints, we have minimal stocks, and we are expecting popular models to run out very quickly. Current items with low stock. Conductor 3 Reference: Low...
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    ASUS Xonar Essence STX II, & EVGA Nu Audio PCIe Sound Card (OEM OP Amps & Burson V6 Vivid's Duals)

    Full Disclosure: I received the three Burson V6 Vivid Dual OP Amps used in this review from Carlos @ Burson at no cost to myself, on the proviso that I posted an honest review of the product. I am not affiliated with or Paid by any of the companies or products mentioned within the short review...
  10. escalibur

    Burson Playmate 2 (3W, ESS9038 DAC, Pre amp, DSD512, USB-C, toslink)

    Burson Audio has released a new Playmate model. It has feedback based 2 level gain for eg. IEMs and planner magnetics. The stand will be useful in some cases, especially at the desktops. Specs: Ship from the 10th of December. MSRP: 544USD + shipping Pre-Order Offer: 435USD +...
  11. Burson Soloist 3X Performance

    Burson Soloist 3X Performance

    Balanced/Non-balanced headphones amplifier with integrated preamplifier inside. Shiny and elegant design, quite similar in color and shape with the Conductor 3 series Key Features: 8Wpc XLR, 4Wpc SE Headphone amp / Preamp. Three levels of feedback based gain, matching headphones from 60db...
  12. raoultrifan

    Burson Soloist 3X Performance Head/Pre Amp - 8Wpc XLR with MUSE72320 volume control

    Hello, Just found out some very good news from BURSON Audio and I am glad to let you all know that a new headphone amplifier, with Class-A discreet output buffer, pretty similar with what's inside the Conductor 3X Reference, will come up to the market in few weeks. Below are some of the...
  13. escalibur

    Burson Composer 3X Performance (ESS9038, DSD512, Bluetooth, balanced output...)

    After very successful reception of Burson Swing, it seems that Conductor family just got a new DAC (with Preamp): Burson Composer 3X Performance More details can be found here:https://www.bursonaudio.com/products/composer-3x-performance/ Pre-orders...
  14. Balanced & Unbalanced Burson Conductor 3XR/3R

    Balanced & Unbalanced Burson Conductor 3XR/3R

    Like always, BURSON Audio is listening to its customers, as well to us Head-Fiers, and created new couple of Hi-Fi combos based on the same previous design of C3X Reference and C3 Reference. The new ones are called Conductor 3X Performance and Conductor 3 Performance and differences between the...
  15. escalibur

    Burson Conductor 3 Performance & Conductor 3X Performance

    Burson has just announced two new Conductor models. This time it seems that Conductor family got a little brother too. :) Conductor Performance https://www.bursonaudio.com/products/conductor-3-performance/ Pre-order price is $835...
  16. Burson Conductor 3X

    Burson Conductor 3X

    * Dual ESS9038 DAC chip. * Class A balanced & unbalanced headphone and preamp outputs. Headphone outputting 7500mW@16ohm. * Dual mono and fully symmetrical. * Fully discrete signal path. * Burson proprietary Max Current Power Supply (MCPS) which raises voltage frequency from 50Hz to 170kHz...
  17. Burson Conductor 3 Reference

    Burson Conductor 3 Reference

    * Dual ESS9038 DAC chip. * Class A headphone and preamp outputs. Headphone outputting 7500mW@16ohm. * Dual mono and fully symmetrical. * Fully discrete signal path. * Burson proprietary Max Current Power Supply (MCPS) which raises voltage frequency from 50Hz to 170kHz, pushing noise beyond human...
  18. raoultrifan

    New, Fully Balanced Burson Conductor 3X: Dual ESS9038, 7.5wpc XLR, 3.75wpc SE Headamp, Changeable Opamps

    I'm very glad to find out that BURSON Audio is building for us a brand new balanced DAC with balanced headphones amplifier inside! Several Head-Fiers were expected this, me included, so like always BURSON listens to us and then commits. The non-balanced 'brother" would be the C3-Reference combo...
  19. gaz2613

    Burson Swing DAC Review

    Hi guys Please check out my review of the Burson Swing DAC below: https://www.audiosy.net/2019/10/30/burson-swing-dac-review/
  20. michalprzybylowicz

    Burson Audio Playmate Vivid issue with microphone in windows 10

    Hi, I have Burson Audio Playmate Vivid DAC/AMP. I have installed XMOS drivers from their website: https://www.bursonaudio.com/downloads/ Burson_UsbAudio_v4.59.0_2019-04-02_setup.exe In the Device Manager I see that the device is properly detected: The sound is perfect ! But I have issue...
  21. Burson Audio Swing Pre-amp ESS9038 + V6 vivid Duals – Review

    Burson Audio Swing Pre-amp ESS9038 + V6 vivid Duals – Review

    Burson Audio Swing Pre-amp ESS9038 + V6 vivid Duals– Review [Disclaimer] I have no affiliation with Burson and was loaned the amp for the duration of the review period only. I would like to thank Burson for this opportunity (and patience!) to spend time with, enjoy and review the Swing Pre-amp...
  22. bowei006

    Burson Swing DAC Review (with V6 Op Amp Upgrade and Instructions)

    It’s 2019 and frankly Burson Audio needs no introduction. Akin to a car buyer getting a 3 minute spiel on what a Toyota is, would be me busting out Burson’s family lineage and humble beginnings and making you read a few paragraphs on that. Let’s fast forward the film reel and get to it. Burson...
  23. Burson V6 Vivid - Classic upgrade for DAC

    Burson V6 Vivid - Classic upgrade for DAC

    A few years ago I came across Burson opamp products. I contacted Charles at Burson, and fortunately he was willing to send me a sample of V5i Dual Hybrid opamp. After a burn-in period of 6 days I listened to this opamp and was very surprised of it's overall sound quality. I compared with...
  24. Opamp rolling with the Burson Bang

    Opamp rolling with the Burson Bang

    Opamp rolling with the Burson Bang Overview As a follow-up to my review of the Burson Bang, here is a comparison of various discrete opamps to replace the stock IC opamp with. The Burson Bang houses one dual opamp in a DIP8 socket. From top to bottom: NJR 5532D ($1.36) Burson V6...
  25. Opamp rolling with the Gustard H20

    Opamp rolling with the Gustard H20

    Opamp rolling with the Gustard H20 Overview The Gustard H20 houses two dual opamps in DIP8 sockets. From top to bottom: Texas Instruments LME 49720NA (2x $2.95) Burson V6 Classic Dual ($130) Burson V6 Vivid Dual ($130) Sonic Imagery Labs 994Enh-Ticha (2x $94 + 2x $22 for RA adapters)...
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