Simple Mic Preamp – Based on TL071 OpAmp

As with many of you, I’ve come to rely more and more on video conferencing tools, such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and others. Listening to the conversation is no issue for me, as I have more than enough earphones, headphones, and speakers. Having my voice heard properly, however, presents a bit of a challenge. Long …

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Burson Playmate with V6 Vivid and Classic – Sound Impressions

Having the V6 Classic in the I/V stage and the V6 Vivid in the LPF stage improves the already technically-excellent Playmate by adding texture and revealing more details in the recording. Even with the increased detail, there is no harshness to speak of. It is pleasant to listen to, it provides ample detail for those who demand it, and it has enough power to drive any headphones or power amp to satisfy any listener. Congratulations, Burson Audio, on this fine product.

Burson Playmate with V6 Vivid and Classic – Unboxing

I have owned the Playmate for a little over six months, and throughout that time, it remains the DAC/Preamp of choice, despite some other changes in my system. Most notable change was the addition of an active crossover and a mono amp to power my subwoofer. Both for my 2.1 speakers system and headphone listening, …

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