Burson Playmate 2 usb dac headphone amp uses the same style of machined aluminum housing / Cool Case heatsink as their high end models, for a great looking compact amp. Playmate 2 uses a flagship dac chip, ESS 9038Q2M and the latest XMOS usb chip to handle digital music from your computer or phone. It has a built in Class-A headphone amp, putting out up to 3W power, with 2 gain levels, each with 100 volume steps, so it can handle earphones as easily as it can planar magnetic headphones.
Playmate gives you the sound that Burson is famous for, with a big soundstage and thrilling dynamics. It also has an optical input and a mic input for gaming use as well as rca preout to go to a stereo or powered speakers. Inside Burson uses their Max Current Power Supply to provide clean, plentiful power to the unit, just llike the top of the range models.
The usb input is usb-c and there is a clear screen, showing volume, input, output and the music's bitrate. Vertical stand optional. Remote not included.
Rear connection: Usb, Optical inputs / rca pre out