The Robb Reader: Dieter Burmester

With his Porsche Panamera Turbo reaching near-breakneck speeds, Dieter Burmester casually navigates the afternoon traffic on a stretch of autobahn just outside Berlin. “I cannot live with MP3s!” shouts the 67-year-old founder, owner, and CEO of the Berlin-based Burmester Audiosysteme above the pristinely rendered music coming through the car’s 16-speaker, 1,000-plus-watt stereo system. “I never […]

Best of the Best 2011: Audio: Burmester Top Line

Last summer, german audio leader Burmester began selling its 088 preamplifier and 089 CD player in the United States for $28,995 each, making its famous $50,000-plus, reference-quality sound available to a somewhat wider audience and completing its highly praised Burmester Top Line (www.burmester.de) system. The new components use Burmester’s legendary X-Amp2 output stages to offer […]