Headphone Amp Comparison

FiiO K5PRO vs Cyrus soundKey

FiiO K5PRO

The K5PRO is a compact, desktop DAC/headphone amp combo by FiiO. It features the leading AK4493 DAC chip with a wide variety of inputs and outputs to create a great value proposition.

$149.99 MSRP

Cyrus soundKey

soundKey is an award-winning revolution in mobile music. Hi-Fi streaming services like TIDAL mean fantastic quality is available to subscribers, but phones lack the necessary hardware to get the best from this data. soundKey unlocks that data, using our years of expertise in high-resolution DAC and amplifier design. Cyrus quality audio is now available to everyone.

$99.00 MSRP
Features
Physical Dimensions
Mass

19 gram

Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

Input/Output
Inputs

Coaxial S/PDIF

RCA

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

Micro USB

Outputs

¼ inch

RCA

3.5mm

Audio
Sample Rate

32 bit / 768 kHz

24 bit / 96 kHz

DAC Chip

AKM AK4493

Output Power
  • 1.5 amp at 32 Ω
Reviews

In that regard, and in the context of a budget product that is designed reasonably well, I am going to recommend the Fiio K5 Pro.

5/5

What Hi-Fi? Awards 2020 winner.

Mixed

I see it a step up from $9 dongles but the $99 price is hard to swallow.

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