Headphone Amp Comparison

Schiit Magni Heresy vs AudioQuest DragonFly Black

Schiit Magni Heresy

Magni Heresy raises the bar even higher for affordable headphone amps, with by far the highest output power in their price class–at least 200% higher than any competitor. At the same time, they provide the cleanest measured performance of any Magni, ever.

$99.00 MSRP

AudioQuest DragonFly Black

Convenience and performance are no longer mutually exclusive. With DragonFly Black any computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone can be used as a true high-fidelity music player, allowing music lovers to enjoy beautiful sound wherever they go, whenever they please.

$99.95 MSRP
Features
Physical Dimensions
Mass

454 gram

Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

Input/Output
Inputs

RCA

USB-A

Outputs

¼ inch

RCA

3.5mm

Output Voltage

1.2 volt

Audio
Sample Rate

24 bit / 96 kHz

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

DAC Chip

ESS 9010 32 bit with minimum-phase fast roll-off filter

Output Power
  • 2.8 amp at 16 Ω
  • 2.4 amp at 32 Ω
  • 1.6 amp at 50 Ω
  • 0.41 amp at 300 Ω
  • 0.215 amp at 600 Ω
Reviews

The Magni 3+ is also very competent amplifier and subjectively kept up with Heresy.

No reviews available

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