Burmester Audio, founded in Germany in 1977, produces some of the world's highest end, exclusive (and expensive) audio products featuring amplifiers, preamplifiers, D/A Converters, and loudspeakers.
Burmester feels they operate in a "creative tension between traditional craftsmanship and cutting-edge technology." The majority of parts are sourced from other German companies. Founder Dieter Burmester is a musician and engineer, having spent the years before engineering school playing guitar in a rock band.
Notable Burmester products include:
Burmester B 100 tower loudspeakers
Burmester 808 Mk5 Preamp
Burmester 909 Mk 5 amplifier
Burmester 039 5/6-channel amplifier
Burmester audio can be had in rolling form, with a Bugatti Veyron, Porsche Panamera, or Porsche Cayenne wrapped around it.