Burson Audio - Conductor 3X Performance

Desktop Headphone Amp + Pre-Amp & DAC
Sale price₹ 129,999 Regular priceMRP: ₹ 139,999

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1. What is a Pre-Order product?
A Pre-order product is a product that we especially order for you from the brand. Once you place an order with us, we will order it from the brand for you.

2. How do I know when the product will be delivered?
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3. Do you order the product from the brand as soon as I place the order?
We do not immediately order the product but add it in the upcoming order.

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5. I’d like to make changes to/cancel my order?
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In case you receive the Burson Audio - Conductor 3X Performance with a manufacturing defect, please raise a return request within 7 days of delivery.

However, if you receive an incorrect / damaged / different product or one with missing accessories, please raise a return request within 24 hours of delivery. In case you receive a product with a missing, incorrect, or faulty accessory, you will be given a replacement accessory instead of the entire product.

Please make sure that the product is in the original packaging with all the accessories it came with. We'll also need an unboxing video and images of the parcel to investigate about the discrepancy. You may be asked to share images of the product and the packaging received for us to determine the damage or defect prior to approving the return request. The free replacement will be shipped only once the original order is returned.

A replacement will be issued only if:

- It is found to be defective
- It is determined that the product was not damaged while in your possession
- The product is not different from what was shipped to you
- The product is returned in original condition (with brand’s/manufacturer's box, MRP tag intact, user manual, warranty card and all the accessories therein)


Warranty & Services

Don't sweat it, this Burson Audio - Conductor 3X Performance comes with a 3 Year warranty from Burson Audio that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Burson Audio's warranty in India.

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Why Burson Audio is Special


Designed in Australia

Established & Reputed

Trust us, our reputation in the audio world speaks for itself!

This headphone or gear comes from a well-respected brand known for its high-quality audio equipment, so you can be confident in your purchase.

If you see a product marked as “🎖️ Established & Reputed”, it means you're getting a top-tier device from a brand that's earned its stripes in the audio industry.

Revered by Audiophiles

Audiophiles can be really picky and tough to impress and if the audiophile community says something sounds good, you can bet it's great!

This headphone or gear has gained recognition and admiration from audiophiles, who are known for their discerning taste in high-fidelity audio. They appreciate its precision, attention to detail and its ability to deliver an immersive sonic experience.

If you see a product marked as "🙌🏻 Revered by Audiophiles", it means that it meets the highest standards of sound quality and performance, making it a top choice for anyone who values exceptional audio experiences.


A masterpiece from the experts who know audio inside and out!

This headphone or gear is crafted by specialists who know their stuff, ensuring every detail is perfect.

If you see a product marked as “🌟 Specialist”, it means you're choosing a device designed by experts who specialize in creating this specific category of device.


Born in 1996

Why we love this DAC/Amp

I Am Worth It

Only for the most passionate and discerning audiophiles who want the very best.

Audiophiles desire class-defining products that not only meet their needs but truly blows their expectation in quality and performance.

If you see a product marked with “👑 I Am Worth It," rest assured that it's a timeless investment. Its value cannot be measured with ordinary benchmarks and is an indulgence only for a select few.

Serious Audiophiles Only

Diving deeper into exploring the hobby is never enough.

If you're an audiophile on a hunt for a device that meets your high standards, this is one such headphone or gear designed for discerning audiophiles like you in mind.

If you see a product marked with “🦈 Serious Audiophiles Only" we assure you that this device can match your depth of knowledge and expertise to take your passion for audio to the next level.

Incredibly Popular

Some things deserve all the attention.

This headphone or gear is a crowd favourite, winning over fans everywhere with its undeniable audio quality.

If you see products marked as “🥇 Incredibly Popular”, you’re opting for a tried-and-true choice that’s loved by many, ensuring you're getting something that’s proven to be awesome and widely acclaimed.

Cult Following

Cause some things just demand the dedication.

This headphone or gear has a dedicated fanbase, adored by those in the know and praised for its audio quality.

If you see products marked as “🧑🏼‍🤝‍🧑🏼 Cult Following”, you’re about to join an exclusive club of enthusiasts who swear by its awesomeness, enjoying a product that stands out from the crowd and never fails to impress!

Use Wirelessly with Bluetooth

Enjoy the convenience of seamless wireless connectivity

This headphone or gear indicates that the product supports wireless connectivity via Bluetooth, freeing you from the tangles of cords and cables.

If you see products marked as “✂️ Use Wirelessly with Bluetooth”, enjoy the freedom to stream music, make calls, and more, all without being tethered to your device, giving you the flexibility to move around and multitask with ease.

Connect With Cable

This device comes with multiple connectivity options. Be sure to check if your source and output support these input and output options.

Built like a Tank

No need to worry about durability.

If you're seeking a headphone or gear with a strong, rugged build, this snapshot indicates that this is the one for you.

If you see a product marked with “🪖 Built like a Tank", it means this product is crafted with metal in its design, ensuring exceptional robustness and durability.

Why it Sounds Amazing

DAC Chip

Know the secret to your pristine audio.

This headphone or gear reveals the secret sauce behind superior audio quality, highlighting the presence of a high-performance DAC chip for pristine sound reproduction.

If you see products marked as “⚙️ DAC Chip”, expect to experience your music with unparalleled clarity, detail, and fidelity, ensuring that every note and nuance is faithfully reproduced for your listening pleasure.

Power Output

When you need that juice to get the best out of your products.

This headphone or gear packs a punch, revealing the product's impressive power output capabilities, ensuring it can handle even the most demanding products with ease.

If you see products marked as “🚀 Power Output”, you're in for a treat with robust performance for driving high-fidelity products without breaking a sweat.

Balanced Output

Upgrading from single-ended to balanced can be the easiest way to improve your sound.

This DAC, Amp or Hi-Res player offers a balanced output, ensuring pristine audio quality with minimised interference and enhanced clarity for your listening pleasure.

If you see a product marked as "⚖️ Balanced Output”, get ready for a symphony of crystal-clear tunes, free from any unwanted noise drama!

Sampling Rate And Bit Depth

Ever wonder how those ones and zeros on your computer magically transform into the rich melodies that fill your room?

The secret lies in a tiny device called a Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC). Think of it as a translator, taking the digital code of your music and meticulously sculpting it back into a smooth, analog wave that your speakers can understand. But just like a sculptor needs the right tools, achieving audio nirvana with a DAC depends on two key factors: sampling rate and bit depth.

Sampling Rate:

Imagine your favourite song as a complex rollercoaster track. The sampling rate refers to how often the DAC takes measurements of this digital track, measured in kHz (kilohertz) or thousands of times per second. A higher sampling rate, like 96 kHz, is like taking a ton of pictures of the track, capturing every twist and turn with incredible detail. Lower rates, like the standard 44.1 kHz used in CDs, are like taking snapshots at a theme park – fun, but you might miss some of the subtler details that make the ride truly exhilarating.

Bit Depth:

Now, think about the sculptor's tools. Bit depth refers to the precision of each measurement the DAC takes. Imagine the number of colours available to the sculptor. With higher bit depth (e.g., 24 bits compared to 16 bits), each measurement can capture a wider range of values. This allows the DAC to recreate subtler variations in the sound wave, resulting in richer and more nuanced audio. It's like having a broader colour palette for building a more detailed and lifelike sculpture of the sound.


Burson Audio is challenging normalcy by pushing the boundaries of audio excellence via innovation. They're known in the audio industry for using discrete audio opamps in their products' audio signal chain. Burson Audio developed its own Max Current Power Supply (MCPS), which is embedded in all of its products. It needed a herculean effort to design an amplifier that was sleek and capable of delivering audiophile-grade performance. You'll never want to add another machine to your desktop with Conductor 3X Performance at your table. It is the ultimate all-in-one, proving that something so simple to use can deliver full-range sound and supreme performance. Burson Audio has done it again with the all-new Conductor 3X Performance.

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Burson Audio has a reputation for building some of the most elegant and high-performing DAC & Amps. Conductor 3X Performance follows the same suit and is equipped with the industry-leading SABRE32 ESS9038 DAC and XMOS USB receiver chips. The ESS9038 is capable of decoding DSD 512 and PCM 768kHz files effortlessly for a high fidelity listening experience. The USB receiver comes with a bespoke driver from Thesycon, Germany. The result is unrivalled processing power, capable of flawlessly reproducing DSD512 and 32bit/768kHz audio. The Conductor 3X Performance is also equipped with a Qualcomm/CSR8675 Bluetooth 5.0 receiver, supporting aptX HD audio codecs. It takes Bluetooth playback to new heights in terms of sound quality and ease of use.

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The first and most profound impression of the Conductor 3X Performance is its overwhelming energy. The Burson Conductor 3X Performance pushes 6W Class A XLR, 3W SE (XP) and 6W Class A SE (3P). It energises every note and space with absolute control and accuracy. By incorporating a balanced design the Conductor 3X Performance achieves ultra-low output impedance. The Conductor 3X Performance is an excellent improvement for single-ended audio systems. The Conductor Performance features the same Max Current Power Supply (MCPS) 3 sets that have made the Conductor Reference legendary. A technology developed, owned and used exclusively by Burson Audio, the MCPS raises voltage frequency from 50Hz to 170kHz, pushing noise beyond human hearing. It completely overcomes the disadvantages of both linear power supplies and conventional switching power supplies, resulting in incredible dynamic and micro-details. It features a 1 OPPM low jitter clock to reduce distortion at high volumes delivering a soothing experience.

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Burson rose to prominence as a designer and manufacturer of opamps for studio and OEM applications. Burson's current series of opamps, such as the flagship V6 Vivid, is distinguished by discrete components rather than on-chip electronic devices. The V6 Vivid discrete opamps are recognized as the best in the world and are widely used in recording studios. The Conductor 3X performance achieves transparency by using three V6 Vivid opamps per channel. The V6 Vivid is lively, dynamic, and transparent. Its remarkable dynamic range and three-dimensional soundstage are magical. The Solid-State V6 Vivid opamps are used in the input and line-level output stages, and thanks to the DIP8 sockets soldered on the motherboard, anyone can replace them for different audio opamps, which is fantastic for opamp rollers. Burson Audio, on the other hand, does not dictate your listening experience. It does, however, cater to your preferences by allowing you to modify the opamps, allowing you to customise your listening experience. With hundreds of audio opamps to choose from, you may customise your listening preference.

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It is a Powerful Class A headphone amp delivering a power output of 6W XLR (balanced) and 3W Single-ended. Embedded with one Stereo XLR Input, a quarter-inch headphone jack, and 3.5mm microphone input, it also comprises MIC Input BYPASS functionality which takes gaming to levels that gamers have never experienced before. Burson Audio Conductor 3X performance has a wide array of buttons like on-off, input and output selectors settings, and flip the screen button. Conductor 3X Performance has a monochrome LED screen and a volume knob that offers increments of volume level with 99 steps. On the back, you will find two pairs of XLR, Coaxial, optical, USC C, Bluetooth antenna and RCA outputs for easy connections, and since it can work as a preamplifier you will find a pair of XLR and RCA analogue outputs.

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Let's be honest most audio equipment cases are unsightly and inconvenient. Exposed screws, sharp corners, and poor colours are common. Burson added a much superior Cool Case on this one, which is much better at heat dissipation. On the surface, it appears similar to its all-in-one brother, the Conductor 3X Reference. Burson rebuilt its case from the ground up, making the most of every interior square inch. It's packed with some of the best components and housed in a gleaming aluminium shell. Its fins increased its surface area, acting as a massive heat sink. All the screws on Burson's rear panel are hidden, giving it a significantly cleaner appearance. Naturally, the case was machined using a CNC machine, revealing the raw aluminium finish that complements the device perfectly. It has some good rubber feet underneath it. Conductor 3X Performance has an elegant build that gives you the confidence of a device lasting for the years to come. It also comprises Elna aluminium electrolytic capacitors and Dale Melf Resistors.

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3 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Burson Audio - Conductor 3X Performance comes with a 3 Year warranty from Burson Audio that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Burson Audio's warranty in India.

Setting Audio Benchmarks From Australia

Since 1996, Burson Audio has led the audio industry, founded by passionate audiophiles committed to delivering high-performance products. Notably, the Australian manufacturer stands out by choosing discrete circuitry over IC op-amps, ensuring an immersive and acclaimed musical experience. From the Conductor and Soloist series to the Composer and Playmate 2, each product exemplifies Burson Audio's relentless pursuit of perfection, establishing them as pioneers in innovative audio solutions.

Burson Audio views audio equipment as finely crafted musical instruments, embodying a philosophy rooted in meticulous craftsmanship, knowledge, and unwavering passion for refinement. Products such as the Burson DAC and Headphone Amps, embraced by both enthusiasts and professionals, exemplify the brand's commitment to achieving sonic excellence. Through ongoing innovation, Burson Audio pioneers advancements in audio technology, promising a future marked by groundbreaking audio experiences and a continued leadership role in the industry.

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"I honestly do feel it outperforms its price level. It’s the kind of amp that drives all different types of headphones with ease and from the test results we can obviously say it matches well with all kind of headphones. Fully recommended."

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"I have enjoyed every single second with the little Burson, I even liked it more than it’s more expensive brother – Conductor 3 Reference. The treble is somehow more extended and I’ve heard less background noise via ultra-sensitive IEMs."

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"The Burson Audio Conductor 3X Performance is a thing of beauty, It is energetic in its delivery and resolving with pinpoint accuracy. The Conductor 3X Performance is worth every pound, euro, dollar or whatever your currency is. And more!"

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"The Burson Conductor 3X Performance is a great DAC/Amp in its own right, with clear, accurate output and huge soundstage. Burson has done a great job of delivering an absolute monster of a DAC/Amp combo in a slimmed down package."

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