Do you need a DAC with Magni?
The Magni 3 has a giant wall wart power supply – understandable, but still not ideal. There’s no included DAC – you’ll need one if you want to use this.
Is the Schiit Magnius worth it?
Why You Should Buy the Schiit Magnius. If you use headphones with balanced cables, then the Magnius is a no-brainer. It is, quite simply, one of the best balanced headphone amps ever made, and absolutely the most affordable.
Is a DAC worth it for Iems?
In most cases, the answer is no.
Unless your audio is suffering from jittering or hissing, a DAC isn’t going to do much for you. It’s generally better to invest the extra money you’d otherwise spend on a DAC into getting better headphones.