Headphone Amp Comparison

Schiit Magnius vs Schiit Asgard

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

Schiit Asgard

Asgard 3 is a highly powerful, highly affordable, modular headphone amp and preamp that gives you a complete, single-box solution for all your desktop needs. It’s a re-thinking of the headphone amp that started it all (for Schiit, anyway—the original Asgard, introduced in June 2010, was our first product.) Asgard 3 features our unique Continuity™ topology that extends the benefits of Class A output, and accepts all the same modules as Jotunheim and Lyr 3.

$199.00 MSRP
Features
Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

AC 115v

AC 230v

Input/Output
Inputs

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

RCA

Outputs

¼ inch

Balanced 3-pin XLR

Balanced 4-pin XLR

RCA

¼ inch

RCA

Audio
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
  • 5 amp at 16 Ω
  • 3.5 amp at 32 Ω
  • 2.5 amp at 50 Ω
  • 0.6 amp at 300 Ω
  • 0.3 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
Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

20 Hz - 20 kHz

Reviews

Recommended

8/10

One thing that I would have wanted more of with the Magnius though is the way it presents soundstage.

For a balanced input and output the Schiit Magnius provides superb performance objectively and subjectively at incredibly low price for this class.

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