Headphone Amp Comparison

Schiit Jotunheim vs Cyrus soundKey

Schiit Jotunheim

Unique technology, unrivalled flexibility, and modular design—the Jotunheim 2 sets the standard for balanced headphone amps and preamps. It’s ready for any headphone—and fully enabled to be the centerpiece of a complete desktop system.

$399.00 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

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

Micro USB

Outputs

¼ inch

Balanced 3-pin XLR

Balanced 4-pin XLR

RCA

3.5mm

Audio
Sample Rate

24 bit / 96 kHz

Output Power
  • 2.4 amp at 16 Ω
  • 2 amp at 32 Ω
  • 1.2 amp at 50 Ω
  • 0.33 amp at 300 Ω
  • 0.165 amp at 600 Ω
Balanced Output Power
  • 7.5 amp at 16 Ω
  • 6 amp at 32 Ω
  • 4 amp at 50 Ω
  • 1.2 amp at 300 Ω
  • 0.6 amp at 600 Ω
ReviewsNo reviews available
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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