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Stereophile DS-10 Review

August 7, 2020

My head began to spin, my stomach churned, and my mouth grew very dry as I read that Gold Note's DS-10 ($2995) was a "chameleon DAC" with 192 setup options that enable it to "completely blend in with different music genres, giving the listener the opportunity to adapt the behavior of the unit to the music playing, to one's stereo system and, most of all, to the listener's taste."

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Tone Audio Burmester 100 Review

August 6, 2020

This probably isn’t going to be your first phono stage, but it could very well be the last one you will need to purchase – thanks both to Burmester’s legendary build quality and their commitment to product upgrades. Like other products in the Burmester range, the 100 will never become obsolete. Think of it as an investment in your vinyl future.

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Tone Audio Burmester B10 Review

August 6, 2020

In a fairly good-sized room, pairing the hefty Burmester 911 amplifier (or the larger 909) with Burmester speakers makes for highly engaging listening. But for those of us wanting the Burmester experience in a smaller room, the B10s—which are only about 15 inches tall, 9 inches wide, and 11 inches deep—deliver just that.

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The Absolute Sound Burmester 151 Review

August 6, 2020

It is a truly outstanding digital player, one of the most musically exciting I’ve auditioned. It is superbly built, offers a wide range of features, and its iPad remote control option is well designed and highly functional.

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TAS Burmester 089, 036, 948 and B25 Review

August 6, 2020

Burmester is one of those brands that sells complete systems. You don’t necessarily buy a piece of Burmester, you buy into the Burmester idea. Every single component, from mains plug to loudspeaker, can have a Burmester logo on it, and in most cases there seems to be no overarching reason to break rank.

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TAS Burmester 101 Review

August 6, 2020

The Burmester 101 might just be one of those silently ‘disruptive technology’ products. Class D operation is going to be an increasingly important element in 21st Century music listening, and Burmester joins the small, but growing number of serious audio brands that are realising the potential of the circuit topology. We need more products like the Burmester 101, for making the right noises to the environmental brigade, and making the right noises for the listener, too!

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TAS Burmester BA31 Review

August 6, 2020

Part of the reason Burmester’s future is assured is products like the new BA31, the second device in the company’s new Ambience line of loudspeakers. The term Ambience is more than just marketing speak – at the back of the BA31 (and the original, larger BA71) is a second rear-firing Air Motion Transformer (AMT) folded ribbon tweeter, with a large level control, designed to introduce an extra degree of ambience into the system.

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TAS Burmester 111 Review

August 6, 2020

The 111 is a big, heavy and shiny box, as befitting a product in Burmester’s Reference Line. Also as befitting Burmester – and especially Burmester’s Reference Line – it is extremely well built. Nothing is left to chance, everything is made with the sort of engineering standards that don’t happen in the home that often today.

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HiFi Plus Burmester 151 Review

August 6, 2020
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Sound and Vision Burmester 069 Review

August 6, 2020

In addition to providing one balanced XLR output, two unbalanced RCA outputs, and two digital outputs (one coax, one optical), the 069 provides three digital inputs (two coax, one optical) and one balanced XLR analog input, allowing the device to serve as a preamp as well as a CD player.

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