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Burson Power Amp 160 Series
With Tube Amplifier Booster Mode

Burson Audio Power Amp

Burson Audio Power Amp

Burson Audio Power Amp

Burson Audio Power Amp

Burson Audio Power Amp

Power Amp 160 Series - $2069.00
(PP160 MSRP $2299.00)
Save $230.00

Power Amp + Pre Amp 160 Series - $3725.00
(PP160 + PRE160 MSRP $4598.00)
Save $873.00

Power Amp + Integrated Amp 160 Series - $3725.00
(PP160 + PI160 MSRP $4598.00)
Save $873.00

Power Amp + RCA Audio Buffer 160 Series - $2400.00
(PP160 + AB160RCA MSRP $2848.00)
Save $448.00

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A Humble Weight Lifter

Featuring every technology developed by Burson Audio to date, The PP-160 is so transparent that it plays any genre of music in its original state. It’s so powerful that it can provide the heavy electronic lift to drive any loudspeakers to a life like performance.

The Rebirth of a Legend

With the introduction of our second generation Burson HD opamp and low noise regulator technology, we were able to further enhance the performance of our acclaimed PP-100. Combining a premium selection of components, like the ELNA audio grade electric, the 1% tolerant DALE military graded resistor, and the custom built 400VA transformer, we have been able to raise the performance of the PP100 to even greater levels. We’ve called this new beast, the PP-160.

Our discrete (IC free) approach allows us to optimize our design and tune the PP-160 to achieve the best in audio reproduction. For the PP-160 we have decided to tune it into a completely transparent and selfless power amp, that humbly reproduces any sonic flavor from upstream while not adding any coloration of its own.

Guaranteed to Synergize

Our acclaimed High Sensitivity Input Buffer stage is fully implemented into the PP-160. It enhances sonic transparency and allows the PP-160 to perfectly team up with any preamp (solid state or tube) and unleash the full potential of any system.

The Tube Amp Booster

The team at Burson Audio wanted solid state and tubes to work together for the greatness of music. We utilised the transparency nature of the PP-160 to create a tube booster function that simply increases the driving power of any SE-Class A amp put in front of it. The Burson Booster amp has no coloration of its own. It allows the preservation of the tube sonic signature, yet boosts its output power significantly. This is no small feat, as any experienced audio engineer will tell you. It finally allows tube lovers to enjoy both the power and grace of music.

Sonic Characteristics

Transparency, power and enhanced definition are the three key characteristics of the PP-160 power amp. It’s so transparent, that you would not know it is there, yet power can be felt with every note. Also definition is lifted to a new level. Each note is first delivered by a precise and accurate attack, which can only be achieved by a solid-state amp, then comes the decay that can only be matched by the best tube amps.

As a tube amp Booster, the PP-160 is the perfect relationship for any SE-Class A tube amp. It removes a tube lover’s necessity to sacrifice dynamics for micro-details. It ensures that an audiophile’s love for the tube is one that endures the test of time.

 

Features

High Sensitivity Input Buffer (HSIB)

Burson Audio Power Amp

The 160 series has achieved absolute transparency through our patented Burson HSIB stage. The HSIB is an FET input stage that has very high input impedance (hence it is very sensitive to even low level input). This effectively ensures that our 160 series amplifiers can perfectly match any input or output signal drains, and realise the full potential of the audio system without adding any colouration of its own.

 

Clean Power

Burson Audio Power Amp

Just like an athlete needs clean air to perform at an optimum standard – audio equipment needs clean power to reproduce transparent and natural music. Utilising the Burson Audio discrete (IC free) low noise regulator technology we have ensured that only the cleanest power is running through every component of our PP-160.

 

Resonance Free Aluminium (RFA) Enclosure

Burson Audio Power Amp

The PP-160 is housed in a 6mm case, constructed from high precision machined aluminium. This enclosure allows the PP-160, to achieve a very high mechanical damping factor, which reduces any microphonic effects, that may degrade the clarity of sonic performance. The enclosure was also constructed to act as a giant heat-sink, which allows the Class-AB output stage to run cooler, and remain optimised at all times.

 

Features

Inputs: RCA 1 Pair Line Level Input
Input Speaker Level Binding Post: 1 Pair 5-25w
Power Output: 95W @ 8 180W @ 4

Specifications

THD (20Hz - 20kHz @ 8 ohm): 0.01%
Input Sensitivity/Impeance: 240mV/20k
Frequency Response: 10Hz - 120kHz (+/- 3dB)
S/N Ratio (RCA Input): 96dB (CD, Line)
Number of Channels: 2
Output Power/Channel (20Hz - 20kHz): 95W @ 8 180W @ 4
Custom Built Low Noise Transformer: 2 X Custom BuilT Toroidal
Color: Silver
Operation: Class AB
Power Requirement: AC 220 / 240 V 50 / 60Hz
Power Consumption: 300W Peak
Dimensions W x H x D (mm): 430 X 100 X 360
Weight (complete with transformers): 15kg

 

Burson Power Amp 160 Series
With Tube Amplifier Booster Mode