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post #196 of 2152
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Originally Posted by whereas View Post

Keep in mind that the enclosure is stainless steel, which would weigh quite a bit more than aluminum.

 

from the FAQ:

Magni uses a fully custom chassis, yes, but it’s made entirely of steel, which reduces price.

 

so it's got to be plain carbon steel (which would indeed increase the weight).  stainless would not reduce the price.  

post #197 of 2152
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Originally Posted by Porter1 View Post

 

from the FAQ:

Magni uses a fully custom chassis, yes, but it’s made entirely of steel, which reduces price.

 

so it's got to be plain carbon steel (which would indeed increase the weight).  stainless would not reduce the price.  

Yeah, my mistake. The point being that it's steel, not aluminum. But you knew that I'm sure.

post #198 of 2152

Does the Magni include a RCA to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter? Or will I have to get that separately?

post #199 of 2152

I would think separately.

post #200 of 2152
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Originally Posted by mackat View Post

I would think separately.

They ship with power supply and that's it.

post #201 of 2152
This could be my setup after I get my DT770 250 ohm headphones, I'd love to hear somebody's opinion on how well the headphones pair with the amp and dac.
post #202 of 2152

Mike T_T can't thank you enough for your reviews man. 40 more hours to go... Tempted to bite the bullet, but we can always wait. 

post #203 of 2152
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Originally Posted by HiFiGuy528 View Post

Unboxing video is up. Stay tuned for impressions.
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As Pam would say, "Holy Schiit snacks!"

That's even smaller than I pictured it.
post #204 of 2152

Figured I should copy my post from the HE400 thread here.

 

"I have a Magni and HE400's in use as I type. I don't have much to compare it to, only the E9. Compared to the E9 it is definitely better with the HE400's in my opinion. Everything seems a bit more clear and the bass has a nicer punch to it. Not really sure how to describe it, but the mids seem less congested on the Magni than the E9 as well. Only have about 2 hours on the combo and have only side by side compared for a short while, but these are my early impressions. It's not a day and night different, but I do definitely hear a nice change :)."

 

Also since then I tested my Heir Audio 3.A customs and my Sony Mh1C with it and if you are looking at this amp specifically for IEM's I would look elsewhere. I had to keep the volume at about 8 o'clock and it starts at 7 o'clock. Not much room to adjust volume at all and a minor slip and you might hurt yourself haha. This thing is probably too much power to realistically use IEM's as a primary amp for them.

 

Might post some more impressions later with my modded T50RP's if I get around to it.

 

Also regarding comments I read earlier about the long volume knob, I agree it is a little long and maybe awkward looking, but it is really nice to actually use. Another random comment while I'm thinking about it, this amp is basically silent. No noise when adjusting volume, and just a very faint noise even when the volume is turned all the way up with no music playing (just did it to test haha). Even with IEM's it has to go past 12 o'clock to hear noise and that would probably blow my ear drums out if something was actually playing.

post #205 of 2152

A impedence adaptor for low ohm rated or sensitive IEM's should do the trick with the volume issues.

post #206 of 2152

An impedance adapter will alter the signature of the IEM though. And honestly, most IEM's have no need of an amplifier.

post #207 of 2152
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Originally Posted by Pudu View Post


As Pam would say, "Holy Schiit snacks!"
That's even smaller than I pictured it.

 

Nice Archer reference biggrin.gif

post #208 of 2152

I am wondering how this compares with the Asgard.  I would assume it has to offer a lesser performance as if it didn't, the asgard would be obsolete.  My Magni should arrive today, but alas, I have to Asgard to compare it to.

post #209 of 2152

This new schiit combo is really putting me in the DAAAAANGER ZOOONE ;) 

 

But I have no need for a new dac or amp lol 

post #210 of 2152
Subscribed and eagerly waiting for more impressions. Keep up the good guys!
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