Burmester's B100 Speaker

Dieter Burmester, president of Berlin-based Burmester Electronics, beamed as we listened to Madeleine Peyroux's Billy-Holiday-like rendition of "Dance Me to the End of Love" (CD, Careless Love, Rounder, 1161-3192-2) being played over his new full-range loudspeaker, the B-100. I felt that it was the most holographic, three-dimensional reproduction of this song (a personal favorite of both mine and Dieter B.'s) that I have yet heard. Although the price has not been announced, the B-100 is taller and 40kg heavier than its predecessor, the B-99 and should exceed, by a proportional amount, that speaker's $49k/pair price. The B-100 features a new double-ribbon tweeter/horn arrangement that I feel accounts at least in part for the new speaker's jaw-dropping transparency and effortless highs.

Bill Hemmond's picture

The first Burmester loudspeaker, that sounds really perfect. The best sound on the show.

Donald N.'s picture

Another product for me to drool over...by the way - don't cancel my subscription! I love to gawk..I mean, read about reference, state-of-the-art products!

Ianni' Rocco's picture

The absolute best sound that I heard untill now. I hope to buy the B100 in next ( as soon as possible) future, together 1 (one) more amp 911 mk3 in order to use the mono-amp configuation.Rocco Ianni'

david cooper's picture

best sound, best show, nice people and an unbelievably good speaker - b100!