This review first appeared in the December issue of hi-end hifi magazine High Fidelity of Poland. You can also read it in its original Polish version here. In some quarters Burmester has gained an unfair reputation in the UK for being expensive German audio bling, due partly to their highly. Used Burmester CD players for sale on + second hand hifi sites & shops. Use Hifi Shark to monitor pricing and global availability.

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The input stage and output stage transistors are on 0889 own separate heatsinks, with the side external heatsinking deals with the massive output. There are four digital inputs on our MMI equipped review sample: The tonal expression of the piano lights the way through the piece with a sense of shape and colour that brings accents in time and space.

Its generous size means using it is a two-handed operation for most people. The circuit is electrically fully balanced and the machine comes with a sensible power cable whose polarity is properly marked. It is fully balanced and completely DC coupled. The player even has a pair of XLR analog inputs to connect a non-digital source component. The main focus of the belt-drive CD player is the perfect blend of sound, innovation and design.

The design aim is that decoupling the laser from the drive motor reduces jitter.

They are bi-wired, have a huge rear port that can be bunged at the expense of deep bass energy and come in three finishes. Power conditioner Active power amplification: Burmester has traditionally favoured balanced circuit design and this product is no different, and it starts right from the DAC stage and continues bburmester to the output terminals.


Obviously the first thing to come to decide is whether to upsample to kHz and the answer is a resounding yes. What I love about them, apart from her sublime phrasing and vocal control is the impeccable quality of the playing. All this contributes to the open, airy and detailed musicality Burmester components are renowned for.

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CD PlayersDigital Source. I love the way this player really gets the message of the song across as she sings just behind the beat, almost as if to make the lyrical point that much more succinct.

This is why their top models even decouple the optical sleigh with a belt, not merely the platter. Rear panel output connections are both single-ended and balanced and internally the is designed with balanced circuit technology. The unit thus can be used as a preamplifier.

Please try again later or get in touch via our contact page. That said, Burmester frequently gets overlooked in this manner because the company demonstrates all-Burmester systems in shows. After a bit of experimentation I left the machine at this setting and never turned it off again.

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The is as far from that as it is possible to get from a digital source and the roots of its musical performance lie squarely with its abilities to budmester musical movement. It has superb bandwidth, a great sense of space with wide and deep views of the musical soundstage and simply stunning resolution.


The player is certainly a joy to use with an excellent display, adjustable burkester 4 brightness levels plus an off function and a very large but clear remote control that has been thankfully lightened from the potentially lethal device that came with the The Burmester-typical chrome front panel characterizes the visual appearance of the CD player.

I would happily buy one direct from Germany myself and for a purchase this important might even be tempted burmesfer nip over for the day for an audition.

burmewter This is surprising because they are fundamentally honest sounding loudspeakers, with an exceptionally open treble and possessed of excellent imagery. As is customary for our own articles, the writer’s signature at review’s end shows an e-mail address should you have questions or wish to send feedback.

The sound is the pinnacle of refinement and elegance. What it does is make good sound.

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This review page is supported in part by the sponsors whose ad banners are displayed below. The belt-driven CD Player has the advantage of decoupling the laser from the drive motor.

To decode a Burmester product, those first two digits represent the year the product was launched. The company explains that their step volume control operates in the analog domain which we will verify later.

Front view Rear view Inner view. Base under all components Resonance control: The rest is classic Burmester with a beautifully weighted sliding door and their disc clamp system.

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