Headphone Amp Comparison

Schiit Magni Heresy vs Fiio BTR5

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

Fiio BTR5

The Fiio BTR5 is a well regarded, portable Bluetooth DAC/Amp. Not only does the BTR5 accept digital audio input via Bluetooth, but it can also work as a dedicated portable amplifier through USB-C input.

$109.99 MSRP
Features
Physical Dimensions
Mass

454 gram

43.7 gram

Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

USB-C

Input/Output
Inputs

RCA

USB-C

Outputs

¼ inch

RCA

3.5mm

Balanced 2.5mm

Audio
Sample Rate

32 bit / 384 kHz

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

20 Hz - 40 kHz

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
Portability
Wireless

Bluetooth

Bluetooth Codecs

AAC

aptX

aptX HD

aptX LL

LDAC

SBC

Battery Life

540 minute

Battery Capacity

550 mAh

Reviews

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

No reviews available

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