Since 1977, Burmester Audiosysteme has produced high-end devices that are absolutely top-of-the-line. From the very start, the aspiration and the goal were the perfect combination of superior sound, technological innovation and timeless design. All devices were produced by hand by highly skilled employees in the Berlin factory. Because "Made in Germany” is a commitment that Burmester takes very seriously.
Introducing the characteristic design language: Chrome is more than a design element, it is also a symbol of the durability and value preservation of the products, and it leaves behind a lasting impression – initially met with smiles and later often copied.
Dieter Burmester developed and produced the world’s first modular preamplifier. The legendary 808 is still produced today and in the meantime continues to show the way in the fifth evolutionary stage.
Dieter Burmester introduced symmetrical switching technology in the high-end segment with the 838 phono preamplifier.
Burmester was the first manufacturer to offer a fully DC-coupled signal path from pickup system to speaker. In the same year, Burmester developed the first remote controlled speaker adjustment with relay circuit resistors.
The stereo power amplifier 909 was launched on the market in 1990 and since then has represented the absolute peak of amplifier construction. All other Burmester Power Amps, like 911, 956, 036 and the power amps for multichannel operation, descend directly from it. The design of the massive heat sink with its anodised silver ribs is considered a characteristic indicator around the world for Burmester power amps with their fine, melodic sound properties.
Dieter Burmester brought the first belt-driven CD player to the market and still today holds the reference title for the tonal benefits of this innovative drive concept.
Dieter Burmester discovered the active regulating 948 Power Conditioner which frees the supply voltage from disruptive DC components, and had it patented.
The new product line completed the Burmester portfolio. The new Burmester Reference Line is now known for setting the standard in sound quality, innovation and processing quality in the high-end segment around the world. The naming of this extraordinary series was practically predetermined by the specialist magazines around the world: Reference – because all the products from this line are honoured with reference titles.
Home Theatre: Burmester offers multichannel products now for surround sound at the highest high-end level.
Bugatti and Burmester: entering the automotive business segment with a high-end sound system for the Bugatti 16.4 Veyron as the world's first series high-end sound system in an automobile!
Porsche and Burmester: high-end surround sound system in the Porsche Panamera sets the benchmark for automotive audio systems. Today Burmester is available as an option in all Porsche models. The sound system has received German and international awards for sound quality and innovative strength.
Burmester has also started equipping luxury yachts with high-end sound systems as well.
With the 111 Musiccenter, Burmester is relying on a high-end statement for a new era of the digital musical age, and combines maximum sound quality with a never before seen variety of functions. The logical and intuitive operation guarantees absolutely carefree listening enjoyment. In 2014 the 151 Musiccenter followed, and in 2015 an additional product in the network products category was launched with the 150 Network Player.
Mercedes-Benz and Burmester: Surround Sound System and High-End 3D Surround Sound system – 3D sound for the first time ever in a luxury limousine! Today the Burmester surround sound system is also available as an option in the C-class and V-class.
Mercedes-AMG and Burmester: The Burmester High-End Surround Sound System and the Burmester Surround Sound System offer pure sound performance for the Mercedes AMG GT thoroughbred sports car.
Mercedes-Maybach and Burmester: with the Burmester High-End Surround Sound System and the Burmester Surround Sound System, the most exclusive sound is finding its way into the Mercedes-Maybach S Class.
Inspired by the successful cooperation with the automotive partners Porsche and Mercedes-Benz Burmester took another step towards music-lovers, who are not typical audiophiles. The successful network products showed Burmesters expertise in the digital area and gave the next important impulse. The first Burmester "All-In-One" concept combines these benefits with the design of a modern living ambience.
Porsche and Burmester: 3D-Sound celebrates its premiere in a Porsche! Equipped with the new 3D High-End Surround Sound-System, the Porsche Panamera now offers an entirely new momentum of sensual acoustic delight.
After 35 years of experience in the processing of finest audio signals, Burmester now crowns its series of successful phono preamplifiers with a turntable. By taking this step, the manufacturer completes the portfolio for fans of analogue sound.
With the Burmester Signature Line Burmester opens the gates to a new dimension of musical enjoyment. The new product line represents great progressions of innovation in technology, design and sound quality. The products of the Signature Line embody the superlative, the zenith of what is technically possible.