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Cayin C5 Portable Headphone Amplifier

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Cayin C5 Portable Headphone Amplifier

  • Dedicated high-performance audio op-amp OPA134 and LME49600

  • High fidelity output stage, suitable for IEMs & Headphones

  • High/Low Gain & Bass gain switches

  • Japanese original ALPS volume potentiometer

  • Perfect protection circuit

  • Can be used as a mobile power source to charge other mobile devices.

  • Aluminum shell, effectively shielding interference.



Beautiful. Natural. Three-dimensional. Lush. Holographic. Powerful. Detailed.

These are just some of the words audiophiles around the world are using to describe the Cayin C5 Portable Headphone Amplifier.

Packed inside its compact and elegant aluminum shell you’ll find dedicated high-performance audio components including an OPA134 amp and LME49600 buffer, a Japanese precision ALPS volume pot, Fujitsu’s premium hi-fi relay, German WIMA capacitors, a Texas Instruments hi-fi headphone power driver, and a perfect protection circuit for fully-protected, noiseless audiophile-grade power suitable for driving the most sensitive IEMs and some of the most power hungry full-size reference headphones.

The Cayin C5 is a portable powerhouse, literally. With its rated 12-hour battery life, you'll have enough juice to last you through the day. Plus, it doubles as a power supply to boost or charge your other micro-USB devices with the included Micro-USB to USB 2.0 cable!

If you’re looking for versatility (hi- and low-gain settings), meaty low end (bass boost switch) and balanced highs, and an amp that promises reference-level performance at an entry-level price, look no further than the incredibly detailed, smooth and enveloping performance of the Cayin C5 Portable Headphone Amplifier; it’s the only companion you’ll need for your on-the-go listening needs.

Technical Specifications

Additional Information

Package Contents
  • 1 x 3.5mm to 3.5mm gold-plated Interconnect Cable
  • 1 x USB 2.0 to Micro-USB cable (Charging)
  • 1 x Pair of rubber bands
  • 4 x Silicone feet
  • 1 x Soft carry case
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Colour Beige
Warranty 1 year (local)
Product Weight (g) 370
Availability Discontinued
Product Type Amplifier (Headphone)
Style/Type Portable
Features Line-in
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) ≥101dB (A-weighted)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) ≤0.02% (1kHz)
Input Connectivity 3.5mm stereo
Output Connectivity 3.5mm Stereo
Additional Tech Specs
  • Rated output power: 800mW + 800mW (32Ω load)
  • Battery life: about 12 hours (32Ω load)
  • Frequency response: 20Hz-100kHz (± 1dB)
  • Sensitivity: ≤500mV (gain H)
  • Charge limit voltage: 12.6V
  • Charging time: about 4 hours (off state, the use of DC5V / 2A charger)
  • Lithium battery capacity: 1000mAh / 11.1V
  • Size: 136x63x15mm
  • Weight: about 185g
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