Handmade in Germany

Since 1977 Burmester Audiosysteme has been manufacturing high-end audio components of unsurpassed quality. From the very beginning, the company’s objective has been to create a perfect blend of highest-quality sound, technological innovation, and timeless design.
Highly trained technicians assemble all Burmester components by hand in their factory in Berlin. “Made in Germany” is a label that is taken very seriously by Burmester. Their research and development department constantly strives to not only keep up with the latest advances but to set its own trends and standards.
From the first design sketch to the final product, each component that bears the Burmester name has been developed in its entirety in-house. As an audio pioneer, Burmester has created a number of legendary components that have become icons of the high-end audio universe.

Burmester Philosophy

Art for the ear means that by listening to music in your own home you will experience enjoyment of the art to its fullest measure. Each Burmester component has been developed with one goal in mind: to offer highest sound quality and absolute musical fidelity.


To achieve absolute sound quality requires the creative interaction of cutting-edge technology, the use of only the finest electronic components and old-fashioned craftsmanship.


Technical innovation and timeless design are the hallmarks of audio systems from Burmester. Their clear and distinctive lines as well as the prominent chrome panels make them into objects of not only musical but also visual art.


Burmester designs audio systems for music lovers with a strong sense of acoustic and visual esthetics. Naturally, their technical content, reliability and long-term value are beyond question.

Ease of Use

With logical and self-explanatory functionality, Burmester designs ease of use into every component. Their full enjoyment should not require work.

Burmester consider themselves guardians and mediators of our musical heritage. The innovative technologies and the highest-quality parts used in the audio components ultimately serve only one purpose: to give full access to the music. By listening to your favorite recordings, you can bring the full spirit of music into your living room that no concert stage in the world can offer you.

Burmester's Lines

All Burmester product lines are united in their claim to fulfill the highest requirements concerning sound quality, technological innovation, manufacturing quality, functionality, and design. They may vary in terms of features and capabilities, but never with regard to their quality or to their ultimate musical performance. All Burmester components are carefully handmade in the Berlin. Of course, combinations among all Burmester products in between all product lines are possible. In addition, they are also suitable to supplement products from other brands.

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Burmester Signature Line

The signature line represents great progressions of innovation in technology, design and sound quality. Burmester does not just set the benchmark, they reach out to previously unattainable levels. The products of the Signature Line are forward-looking in terms of form and technology and offer an monumental performance where power and control form a congenial liaison. They embody the zenith of what is technically possible.

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Burmester Reference Line

With respect to sound quality, innovation, and manufacturing quality, Burmester’s Reference Line sets the standard worldwide. Through the uncompromising application of technical knowledge and use of the highest-quality parts, this product line defines today’s “state of the art” in audio.

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Burmester Top Line

Burmester’s Top Line has many technical similarities with the Reference Line, in a more compact design. The perfect fusion of sound and design has given this line iconic status which is reflected in audio reviews all over the world.

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Burmester Classic Line

The Classic Line impresses with its concentration on the essential. Apart from achieving high standards of sound quality and design, special emphasis was placed on ease of use. The operation of each component is simple and self-explanatory. With regard to technology and quality, this product line profits substantially from the research and development work done for Burmester’s Reference and Top Lines.