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Cayin

Cayin - C9

Portable Headphone Amplifier
Sale price₹ 179,999 Regular priceMRP: ₹ 199,999
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Warranty & Services

This Cayin - C9 comes with a warranty from Cayin that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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7 DAY EASY EXCHANGE

The Cayin - C9 is eligible for Easy Exchange within 7 days of delivery. Your exchange request will be accepted only once. We want to make sure that you end up with a product that you 100% love. 

An exchange will be allowed only if the product is returned in original condition (with brand’s/manufacturer's box, MRP tag intact, user manual, warranty card and all the accessories therein)

You will receive full Store Credit in your Headphone Zone account so that you may choose another product from our website which would be more suited to your needs. Refunds will NOT be possible under our 7 Day Easy Exchange Policy.

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Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Bajaj Finserv card owners
Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0

Zest Money

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Zestmoney users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Cashfree at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0

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Tenure available: 3 or 6 Months
Eligibility: All above 21 years of age
Transaction value: Available on all orders below Rs. 60,000/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0

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7 DAY REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE

In case you receive the Cayin - C9 with a manufacturing defect, please raise a return request within 7 days of delivery.

However, if you receive an incorrect / damaged / different product or one with missing accessories, please raise a return request within 24 hours of delivery. In case you receive a product with a missing, incorrect, or faulty accessory, you will be given a replacement accessory instead of the entire product.

Please make sure that the product is in the original packaging with all the accessories it came with. We'll also need an unboxing video and images of the parcel to investigate about the discrepancy. You may be asked to share images of the product and the packaging received for us to determine the damage or defect prior to approving the return request. The free replacement will be shipped only once the original order is returned.

A replacement will be issued only if:

- It is found to be defective 
- It is determined that the product was not damaged while in your possession
- The product is not different from what was shipped to you
- The product is returned in original condition (with brand’s/manufacturer's box, MRP tag intact, user manual, warranty card and all the accessories therein)

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No Cost EMI Options

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Bajaj Finserv card owners
Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Zestmoney users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Cashfree at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Simpl users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Simpl Pay in 3 at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0

100% Buyer Protection

Once you receive your pre loved purchase, you get 48 hours to inspect and let us know if it's not as per the specs and images in the listing.

If the product you received is not functional, we will pick it up and send it back to the seller and you can choose to get a full refund or store credit.

7 DAY REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE

All bundled products are covered by the Headphone Zone 7 Day Replacement Guarantee.

However, you cannot return any item in the case you do not like it. If one item is defective - you will get a free replacement for that item. No refund or store credit will be given.

Please keep the product in its original condition with all accessories & packaging for a successful return. We may contact you to assess the damage or defect before issuing a replacement.

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ABOUT PRAVEEN KAMATH

Praveen, our Headphone Guru is an audio connoisseur and staunch Meze fanboy. He loves the RAI Penta and the Empyrean, equally. When not writing about, thinking about or listening to music: He's an avid beerologist too and staunchly believes that the combination of both beats every music setup out there! You'll often find him listening to The Weeknd, The Score and The Script.

ABOUT RAGHAV SOMANI

Raghav Somani is the Founder & CEO of Headphone Zone. An avid audiophile and musician since 2008, his choice of headphones include STAX Electrostats, Audeze LCD 3, and for music on the go, the JH Audio Roxanne + Astell&Kern SP1000 is never too far away. On his playlist, you'll find A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson, and the Eagles.

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Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Simpl users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Simpl Pay in 3 at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 2 and 4 Months
Eligibility: Above 18 years of age, Credit Card NOT Required
Transaction value: Available on all orders
Payment Gateway: Please choose Snapmint Cardless EMI at checkout

Tenure Interest% Downpayment Installment Interest
2 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
4 Low Cost EMI ₹ 45,000 ₹ 35,748 ₹ 7,992

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Bajaj Finserv card owners
Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
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Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Zestmoney users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
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Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0

EMI Options through Other Credit Cards


Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 14% ₹ 61,405 ₹ 4,216
6 14% ₹ 31,237 ₹ 7,421
9 14% ₹ 21,185 ₹ 10,662
12 14% ₹ 16,162 ₹ 13,940
18 14% ₹ 11,145 ₹ 20,605
24 14% ₹ 8,642 ₹ 27,416
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 21,185 ₹ 10,662
12 14% ₹ 16,162 ₹ 13,940
18 15% ₹ 11,229 ₹ 22,127
24 15% ₹ 8,728 ₹ 29,462
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 21,099 ₹ 9,890
12 13% ₹ 16,077 ₹ 12,925
18 15% ₹ 11,229 ₹ 22,127
24 15% ₹ 8,728 ₹ 29,462
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 21,271 ₹ 11,436
12 15% ₹ 16,246 ₹ 14,958
18 15% ₹ 11,229 ₹ 22,127
24 15% ₹ 8,728 ₹ 29,462
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 21,271 ₹ 11,436
12 15% ₹ 16,246 ₹ 14,958
18 15% ₹ 11,229 ₹ 22,127
24 15% ₹ 8,728 ₹ 29,462
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 13.50% ₹ 21,142 ₹ 10,276
12 13.50% ₹ 16,119 ₹ 13,432
18 13.50% ₹ 11,103 ₹ 19,847
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 13.99% ₹ 21,184 ₹ 10,655
12 13.99% ₹ 16,161 ₹ 13,930
18 14.99% ₹ 11,228 ₹ 22,111
24 14.99% ₹ 8,727 ₹ 29,442
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 21,099 ₹ 9,890
12 12% ₹ 15,993 ₹ 11,913
18 12% ₹ 10,977 ₹ 17,582
24 12% ₹ 8,473 ₹ 23,357
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 21,185 ₹ 10,662
12 14% ₹ 16,162 ₹ 13,940
18 15% ₹ 11,229 ₹ 22,127
24 15% ₹ 8,728 ₹ 29,462
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 21,271 ₹ 11,436
12 15% ₹ 16,246 ₹ 14,958
18 15% ₹ 11,229 ₹ 22,127
24 15% ₹ 8,728 ₹ 29,462
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 21,185 ₹ 10,662
12 14% ₹ 16,162 ₹ 13,940
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 21,185 ₹ 10,662
12 14% ₹ 16,162 ₹ 13,940
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 60,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 30,000 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 21,185 ₹ 10,662
12 14% ₹ 16,162 ₹ 13,940
18 15% ₹ 11,229 ₹ 22,127
24 15% ₹ 8,728 ₹ 29,462

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1 Year of
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4.4mm
Balanced Output

Upto 2600mW @ 32 Ω
Power Output

Connect With
3.5mm SE & 4.4mm BAL

Battery Capacity of
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Ideal for Audiophiles

These headphones are designed for discerning music lovers. If you are someone who cares about audio quality deeply, you'll want a pair of headphones like these. You can expect these headphones to present you with a refined listening experience. The audio quality exhibited by these headphones is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision. These headphones deliver a spacious and open soundstage that compares listening to music on actual speakers.

Ideal for Commuting

If you’re someone who enjoys listening to music while commuting, then you know the value of a good pair of headphones or earphones. These headphones allow you to listen to your favourite track, make that important call on the go or even block out the world for a focused podcast listening experience. You can expect these headphones to offer a seamless connectivity experience via a wired connection or a wireless one. They are lightweight in design and provide isolation or noise cancellation as an added functionality.

Best Suited for Portable Use

The ability to carry your favourite headphone around is priceless for those who value them. These headphones and devices offer the ultimate portability experience without sacrificing sound quality. If you’re someone who appreciates cutting edge engineering, quality sound and portability, then look no further. Designed to be trusty companions, these headphones and devices are cleverly engineered with the latest technology to offer the ultimate combination of portability + hi-fidelity.

Battery Life

A good pair of headphones or Hi-Fi devices can make all the difference when it comes to listening to music, watching movies, or playing video games. They can also be a great way to enjoy Internet radio and podcasts, as well as phone calls. To do any of these tasks, they need to offer a good battery life, and these do just that. Packed with a high-performance and long-lasting battery so that nothing comes between you and your music. No interruptions, just pure joy!

Metal build

The longevity of your headphone/devices is strongly affected by its build quality, and a poorly built pair is more susceptible to breaking in a short amount of time. This is even more important for the listener who travels with their headphones/devices frequently, as wear and tear are more probable.Headphones/devices built with metal and metal components usually tend to last longer and can withstand wear and tear and potential damage. Modern processes allow all kinds of precious and durable metals to be used while making devices and offer a longer lifetime for users.

Volume Controls

If your headphones have volume controls, you will be able to adjust the volume level with a simple touch of a button without having to reach for your source device. Your music keeps playing without being interrupted or accidentally paused during playback. Having volume controls on headphones or at least in-line controls on the audio cable may seem unnecessary to some people, but they are, in fact, quite convenient.

BALANCED AND DISCRETE SYSTEM WITH DUAL TIMBRE CIRCUITRY

The Cayin C9 features a fully balanced, discreet, four-channel circuitry to offer the highest quality audio reproduction. The device embeds a unique timbre circuitry that allows the users to switch between Vacuum Tube and Solid State timber on both the balanced and single-end inputs. The vacuum tube timbre circuit utilises two miniature double Direct Heated Triode (DHT) Nutube 6P1 by KORG, applicable to both outputs, with carefully implemented NFB to reduce THD+N to 0.03%. The result is a warm and vivid presentation of sound. The Solid State Timbre Circuit is a fully discrete buffer and amplification audio circuit, designed around two matched pairs of high-quality low noise audio frequency Toshiba 2SK209 JFET. This Deliver a warm and rich timbre that is realistic and engaging.
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HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER WITH DUAL AMPLIFICATION MODES

Cayin C9 comes with a high-quality 4-ch JFET and BJT based fully balanced headphone amplification circuit for portable application. To achieve the desired audio performance, the input signal is handled by a quad set of WIMA coupling capacitors and two matched pairs of LSK489 DUAL JFET differential amplifiers. The final output stage is composed of a matched quad set of doubled BJT in parallel, providing 4100mW of power for IEMs and headphones. The C9 offers dual operation modes with Class A and Class AB amplification. With Class A mode you get low distortion and warm sound. Class AB offers a higher dynamic range with clean audio output. Switch between the two modes instantly with a flick of a switch and customize the sound signature to fit your personal preference, music genres, and headphone pairings.

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DUAL INPUT MODES WITH TWO-STAGE GAIN CONTROL

The Cayin C9 has been designed to offer maximum flexibility in terms of operation and connectivity. Cayin C9 features dual input modes with regular line input mode and pre-amp input mode supporting 3.5mm single-ended and 4.4mm balanced connection for both input and output. Line input receives fixed voltage audio signal from line-level output and functions as a headphone amplifier with local volume control. Pre-amp receives variable voltage audio signal from Pre-amp output and functions as a power amplifier while volume is controlled at the source equipment. This is topped off with dual-stage gain control with High Gain and Low Gain configuration which is MCU controlled and optimized automatically when either is selected. The volume is controlled by 4-channels of ALPS potentiometer with a pair of a stereo electronic volume knob. This offers precision and low distortion while changing volume.

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FEATURING BALANCED OUTPUTS AND HEAT-DISSIPATING DESIGN

The Cayin C9 has been engineered and designed with utmost consideration to offer maximum connectivity while maintaining the small form factor. The C9 offers single-ended and balanced output with a 3.5mm single-ended and a 4.4mm balanced output allowing you to connect headphones and devices. The C9 features a circuit that facilitates balanced input to balanced output, single-ended input to single-ended output and also allows the signal to flow from single-ended input to balanced output and balanced input to single-ended output. This is further elevated with a carefully designed heat management system to divert and dissipate heat energy effectively, right down to the placement of components. This maintains C9 at lower temperatures consistently and allows uninterrupted functioning.

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BATTERY OPERATED WITH DEDICATED POWER PROTECTION

The Cayin C9 is a portable device that can be carried anywhere with you. To facilitate the compact design, the engineers at Cayin adopted a battery-powered design for the C9 with a removable battery module with 4 user-replaceable Sony18650 rechargeable lithium batteries. These batteries in combination provide a reliable power supply of ±8.4V with 8-12 mn low internal resistance and 30A of maximum continuous discharge. The Cayin C9 features a power protection and management system to ensure all four batteries will be fully charged at the same pace while connected to the USB Type-C connector. A convenient LED indicator displays charging and battery capacity status.

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1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Cayin - C9 comes with a warranty from Cayin that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Cayin's warranty in India.

Headfonics

"The Cayin C9 is the company's most refined version yet of their DOA and timbre technology inside their portable audio gear. Not only that, but it also revitalizes tubes on the go."

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Major HiFi

"If you’re in the market for an amp that can handle almost everything and which offers you a multitude of sound signatures on top of that, the Cayin C9 should really be the first amp to look at."

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HiFi+

"Stellar bass control, slam, speed, and texture, Channel separation is pretty much perfect, On-the-fly switching between class-A/AB, Quick charge support, decent battery life, replaceable batteries."

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Headfonics

"Cayin C9 is a very nice addition and one of the better portable tube amplifiers on the market. It has a nice high quality build, pretty Korg NuTubes, and solid feeling switches and knob."

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Major HiFi

"Cayin has crafted a unique amplifier that contains a complex design, with its vaccum tube and class options that can help personalize the timbre of your headphones."

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HiFi+

"C9 offers many different options for such enhancement, from a solid state to a vacuum tube, Class A or Class AB, single ended or balanced, serious output power, and even replaceable batteries."

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