FiiO E5 Headphone Amplifier

General Information

FiiO E5 is a Portable Headphone Amplifier designed to improve the sound quality and volume of any portable audio source such as MP3 players, iPods, personal media players, mobile phones, laptops, notebooks/netbooks, or portable CD players. The E5 retains all of the advantages of the popular E3 while adding many new features and a substantial boost in performance, all inside a very small and slim aluminum case. With built-in volume controls, the E5 can be used with the line-level output of audio sources for even better sound quality.
More than just a refresh, the E5 offers higher power output, better signal to noise ratio and lower distortion. Built on an entirely new amplifier platform, the E5 provides superior sound qualilty and works well with high impedance headphones. Two EQ profiles are available for flat or bass-boost response, allowing additional flexibility in obtaining optimal tonal match with different headphones.
Highlight Features
- Robust design handles high impedance and low sensitivity headphones
- Easy to carry and use both indoors and outdoors
- Increases your music player's battery life
- New amplifier design with high S/N and low distortion
- Very high PSRR for superior supply noise rejection
- Metal case reduces interference when used with GSM mobile phones
- Discreet power switch
- Built-in electronic volume control for ultra low noise
- Two EQ profiles: flat response and bass-boost modes
- Built-in rechargeable battery provides up to 20 hours of normal use
- Mini USB charger port can be used with any USB power source
- Built-in metal clip conveniently attaches to clothing, bags, and etc
- Output Power: 100mW (32ohms Load) 18mW (300ohms Load)
- Signal to Noise Ratio: >=98dB (A Weight)
- Power Supply: 200mAh rechargerable battery
- Frequency Response: 10Hz - 60kHz
- Distortion:

Latest reviews


New Head-Fier
The Fiio E5 is a good amp for anyone looking for a small and portable solution. The only problem I have with is when you are moving the divice there is a lot a distortion and do not use in with a smart phone when you receive calls this amp go crazy start beeping, and this is really painful to your ears. Overall I would recommend  this amp to anyone who when small, lightweight, travel friendly and budget friendly amp to anyone who is starting into amp.
Extremely detailed review +5/5 *claps hands*
Night Crawler
Night Crawler
Thanks! Bought 6!
Glad I could help you guys. To Night Crawler you most mad money and more ears than the usual people living on earth. To KorkiPoo thanks you man I wrote this review in three hours.


100+ Head-Fier
Pros: Increased Volume, Increase Bass
Cons: Bass boost can sound bloated
For 20 bucks, it isn't a bad piece of kit. Nice little volume boost, added bass kick to my SRH440s. Really can't go wrong if you want something tiny, portable and have a bass light set of cans or IEMs.
The only con I really have with it, is that the volume down button is VERY close to the headphone out jack. If you have a set of phones that have a large plug the minus button can be hard to hit. Other then that it's a nice little starter portable amp. Now it lives in my car, to boost my phone going into my AUX in jack, which is very quiet.
Nice amp for the money/size if you need a little something extra.


New Head-Fier
Pros: quality, power, sleek
Cons: you kidding? Its perfect.
end of story. Best $25 I've ever spent on audio equipment. EVERYONE needs one of these.
PS - I would sacrifice baby dolphins to this thing if it had a quality DAC in it. Its that good.
It's not bad for the $20 I spent on it. Works best with a Lod. I use my Fiio L3 connected to my iPod classic.
Best $25 I ever spent was my receiver, later I modded my old laptop into it, but other then that, best $21 I spent
The FiiO works well with cans that need just a bit of power or need to be balanced. Problem is: is that it sometimes ruins the clarity for some headphones


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