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Headphone Amp

Magnius simply blows up the value equation in balanced headamps: high power, superb measurements, best volume control, designed and built right here in California—unlike other measurement-focused amps that cost 50-150% more. Boom.

No-Compromise Power, Precision, and Control

Have hard-to-handle headphones? No problem. Super-sensitive IEMs that demand a vanishingly low noise floor? Yep, you’re good. Want a volume control that delivers great matching all the way down? You got it. In technical terms, Magnius delivers 5000mW from its balanced headphone output at 32 ohms, with THD+N approaching -120dB, and it’s huge Alps 4-gang balanced pot gives you fine control and excellent tracking small potentiometers simply can’t match.

The Most Magnificent Pot

Many amps at and above this price use small 9mm potentiometers. But an Alps RK27114 27mm “Blue Velvet” potentiometer is a completely different experience. Get ready for excellent channel matching at all potentiometer positions, as well as a smooth, gradual action that lets you find exactly the right volume. We chose the RK27114 because it’s one of the most important components of the amp, the one you interact with all the time.

Composite Integrated Technology

Magnius uses a handful of very high-end integrated circuits, including buffers with feedforward, exotic fully differential op-amps, and powerful current-feedback outputs in a composite configuration to reduce THD and noise to vanishingly low levels. If you’re looking for measurements, Magnius is our best-measuring amp. And it out-measures a whole lot of other gear out there, at much higher prices.

Flexibility for Your Entire Desktop

Magnius isn’t just a headphone amp. It also has balanced and single-ended preamp outputs, so you can connect to powered monitors for a complete system. It also has both balanced and single-ended inputs, and two gain levels. And all these connections use best-in-class Neutrik connectors, together with Alps signal switches, for ultimate integrity and reliability.

Perfect Pair With Modius

If you’re looking for a great-sounding, great-measuring balanced DAC to pair with Magnius, look no farther than Modius to create a $398 end-game desktop stack. These two components were developed together, are exactly the same size, and stack perfectly on a desktop.

$199.00 MSRP

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Recommended

8/10

One thing that I would have wanted more of with the Magnius though is the way it presents soundstage.

For a balanced input and output the Schiit Magnius provides superb performance objectively and subjectively at incredibly low price for this class.

Complete Features

Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

Input/Output
Inputs

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

Outputs

¼ inch

Balanced 3-pin XLR

Balanced 4-pin XLR

RCA

Audio
Output Power
  • 2.2 amp at 16 Ω
  • 2 amp at 32 Ω
  • 1.3 amp at 50 Ω
  • 0.3 amp at 300 Ω
  • 0.15 amp at 600 Ω
Balanced Output Power
  • 6 amp at 16 Ω
  • 5 amp at 32 Ω
  • 3.2 amp at 50 Ω
  • 1 amp at 300 Ω
  • 0.5 amp at 600 Ω
Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

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