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Schiit Magni Heretic Headphone Amp and Preamp (Black or Silver)

+ Shipping (~$10-$15)
+70 Deal Score
Schiit has Schiit Magni Heretic Headphone Amp and Preamp (Black or Silver) on sale for $59. Shipping fees will vary by location with most from $10 to $15.

Thanks to Community Member dealex for sharing this deal.
  • Note: Must select the Heretic Version option, the Finish (Black or Silver) and the AC Adapter Type (115V AC USA Plug) before adding to cart.
Available Colors:
  • Black
  • Silver
About this Item:
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20Khz, +/-0.01dB
  • Maximum Power, 16 ohms: 2.8W RMS per channel
  • Maximum Power, 32 ohms: 2.4W RMS per channel
  • Maximum Power, 50 ohms: 1.6W RMS per channel
  • Maximum Power, 300 ohms: 410mW RMS per channel
  • Maximum Power, 600 ohms: 215mW RMS per channel
  • High Gain: Less than 0.0002% (-112dB) ref 2V RMS at 300 ohms
  • Low Gain: Less than 0.0001% (-119dB) ref 2V RMS at 300 ohms
  • Crosstalk: Less than -86dB, ref 1V out
  • Output Impedance: Less than 0.33 ohms at either gain
  • Input Impedance: 50k ohms minimum in all gains
  • Gain: -10dB, 0dB, or 15dB, selectable via front switch
  • Topology: OPA1656 op-amp for voltage gain with local feedback, OPA1656 (6 stages per channel) as output buffers with local loops, no overall loop feedback.
Heretic vs Magni+ tl:dr:
  • The Magni+ uses a discrete hardware design (using individual analog components) while the Heretic uses op-amp chips instead (components are integrated into a single chip), typically allowing the Heretic to have lower noise and a cleaner signal.

Editor's Notes & Price Research

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  • About this Deal:
    • At the time of this posting, our research indicates that this is ~$30 lower than the next best available prices from similar reputable merchants starting from $99. -SaltyOne
  • Please refer to Audio Science Review for a detailed review of this Amp.
  • APx555 Standard Test Suite Results can be found here.

Original Post

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Edited February 21, 2024 at 07:26 PM by
Schiit Audio has the Magni Heretic headphone amp on "last call" closeout for $59 + shipping (starts around 11.51 priority).

Magni+ also available for $69 +shipping

Both available in black or silver
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Created 02-21-2024 at 07:14 PM by dealex
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