Headphone Amp Comparison

Schiit Magni Heresy vs Schiit Magnius

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

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
Features
Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

AC 115v

AC 230v

Input/Output
Inputs

RCA

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

Outputs

¼ inch

RCA

¼ inch

Balanced 3-pin XLR

Balanced 4-pin XLR

RCA

Audio
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
  • 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
Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

20 Hz - 20 kHz

Reviews

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

Recommended

8/10

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

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

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