Burson Playmate

The ideal Playmate!

We have listened very carefully to the wishes of Play owners and our Playmate fulfills a very long wishlist.

It is the ideal PlayMate we have been waiting for.

Burson Playmate

Playmate with a big heart

If the SABRE32/ESS9038 chip is the soul of Playmate, then the Burson Max Current Power Supply, MCPS, is the heart that brings Playmate to life. Debuted in the Burson Play, our proprietary MCPS overcomes the deficiencies of both traditional transformer-based linear power supplies and conventional switching power supplies. It redefines the size and performance ratio and it is the reason why Head-Fiers fell in love with the Play instantly.

With the Playmate, we have a further enhanced MCPS. It delivers even cleaner power. Tuned to Class-A, the Playmate shines from a pitch-black background.

Burson Playmate

Playmate your way

Opamp rolling is a major part of the audiophile hobby. There are countless online discussions dedicated to it. It offers the opportunity to compare and appreciate different sonic performance in your own comfort zone and it is a valuable opportunity to develop listening preference and taste.

Facilitating opamp rolling in all stages on the signal path, the Playmate develops according to your preference.

Burson Playmate

Play with Playmate

Film and game producers know the importance of music and sound in their work. It can turn any ordinary experience into a spiritually enriching one.

The Play was instantly recognized as the best USB soundcard / Headphone in the audio industry. The Playmate is taking your desktop experience to a new level. With a pitch black background and two levels of gains, the Playmate is perfect with any headphones. With its Optical Toslink input, the Playmate works with any motherboard, sound card and gaming console with ease.

Burson Playmate
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MeasurementPackage Content
Input impedance: 38 KOhmsBurson Playmate UnitPC Connection Cable Set
Frequency response:± 1 dB 0 – 35KhzRemote Control (optional)2.5mm hex key
THD: <0.002%RCA Cable100-240V AC
Output impedance (Head Amp):<2 OhmPower Supply
Output impedance (Pre Out): 15 Ohm
Inputs: USB, ToslinkWeight: app. 2Kg
Outputs:RCA Pre-Amp / Headphone JackDimensions: 210mm x 145mm x 45mm
Impedance (Headphone Jack)PowerSignal to Noise Ratio Separation
16 Ohm1.8W96db99%
32 Ohm2W97db99%
100 Ohm0.5W98db99%
150 Ohm0.3W96db99%
300 Ohm0.1W95db99.5%
Channel Separation: 132 dB @ 1KHz, 121 dB @ 20KHzDesktop OS: Win XP, 7, 8, 10 Mac OSX
THD+N: 0.0018% @ 1KHz, 0dBFSMobile OS: iOS* & Android (OTG support)
PCM & DXD Support:PCM ? 768kHz up to 32bits
Native DSD:Native DSD 64 / 128 / 256 / 512
DSD over PCM: DoP64 / DoP128 / DoP256
Asynchronous Isochronous


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