Headphone Amp Comparison

Schiit Magnius vs Fiio BTR5

Schiit Magnius

The Magnius is an extremely affordable balanced headphone amp and pre-amp that punches way above its weight. At this price point, the Magnius is unrivaled for features.

$199.00 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

43.7 gram

Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

USB-C

Input/Output
Inputs

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

USB-C

Outputs

¼ inch

Balanced 3-pin XLR

Balanced 4-pin XLR

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
  • 2.2 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
Portability
Wireless

Bluetooth

Bluetooth Codecs

AAC

aptX

aptX HD

aptX LL

LDAC

SBC

Battery Life

540 minute

Battery Capacity

550 mAh

Reviews

Recommended

8/10

Despite the slightly narrower soundstage that the Magnius tends to project, it is able to create a very tangible image.

[The Mangius] breaks the price/performance barrier for exceptional performance at budget pricing.

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