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Burmester 032 Classic Line Integrated Amplifier

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Burmester 032 Classic Line Integrated Amplifier


The 032 Integrated Amplifier offers a wide variety of connectivity that far exceeds the normal range of integrated amplifiers. A PRE OUT output, for example, allows the connection of a separate power amplifier or the central volume control of different listening zones within a multi-room application. With its mighty 650 VA power supply the 032 Integrated Amplifier effortlessly delivers continuous high current in order to perfectly control even large speakers with low impedance and complex loads. Excellent special resolution and musicality are the hallmarks of the 032.

The heat sinks in typical Burmester design keep the 032 cool even under full power. The chromed control element is located on the front in between the attractive heat sinks the front. This mid-section milled from solid brass encompasses the display circuitry and protects it effectively against any unwanted spurious noise radiating on parts of the amplifier processing audio signals. The solid rotary knob switches both channels identically via an incremental encoder.

During assembly the transistors are carefully connected to the generously dimensioned heat sinks on both sides via a massive block of copper which takes care of optimal heat distribution and dissipation. The driver stages are installed on a separate internal heat sink. This prevents working point drift of the driver stages due to large thermal fluctuations in the heat sinks of the amplification stages. In the final assembly step the high-chrome control element is gently connected to the complex innards of the integrated amp.


Balanced design throughout as in all Burmester components
Input stages in proprietary X-Amp technology (Class A)
Low overall negative feedback
Completely DC-coupled without distorting capacitors in the signal path
Oversized power supply delivers high current
Effortless control of any speaker due to the high damping factor over the entire range, even at high frequencies
Stable at any load over the entire frequency range
Massive binding posts for speaker cables (use only spade lugs!)
Remote on/off switching in connection with Burmester pre-amps and D/A converters with variable output (remote control current: 10V DC)
Integrated protection circuit outside of the signal path monitors the 032 during operation for overheating, DC offset and overloading
5 inputs, three of which are balanced
Head phones jack at the rear panel
Tone controls (can be switched off)
Home theater pass-through
Adjustable pre-sets: Input sensitivity, output level, wake-up volume,
Includes hand-held metal remote control
Pre-amplifier output
Dimensions (WxHxD): 482 mm x 216 mm x 482 mm
Weight: app. 36 kg
Rated power output: Stereo: 2 x 171 W (4 )
Continuous peak current: 30 A
Dampingfactor: >1800
Signal-to-noise ratio: >81 dB
Input sensitivity: adjustable
Frequency response: 0-200kHz (-3dB)
4 selected power transistors per channel
Rise time (stereo/mono): 1,4 s an 4/8 load
1,9 s an 1 load
Oversized power supply with 90.000 F filter capacity and 600 VA toroidal transformer.
Standard finish with chrome bracket, engraved triangular chrome name plate, housing in
silver anodized. Custom finishes upon request.