cyrus

Cyrus (Persian:کورش Korush) is the given name of a number of Persian kings. Most notably it refers to Cyrus the Great. Cyrus is also the name of Cyrus I of Anshan (ca. 650 BC), King of Persia the grandfather of Cyrus the Great; and Cyrus the Younger (died 401 BC), brother to the Persian King Artaxerxes II of Persia.
Cyrus, as a word in English, is the Latinized form of the Greek Κῦρος, Kȳros, from Old Persian
  1. highrevver

    Upgrade to Cyrus Stereo 200 worth it?

    Spent some time with the old man and re-caught the bug. Now looking to upgrade my amplifier. Does anyone have any experience with the Cyrus Stereo 200 amplifier? I currently have a Smartpower Plus running in stereo mode with PSXR. Plan was to pick up a second Smartpower Plus and run them in...
  2. highrevver

    Cyrus Mono X question

    Can anyone tell me if the Cyrus Mono X amps have the "music sense" auto power on and off feature where it powers on and off upon detection of an audio signal, like the smartpower amps and X200/X300?
  3. G

    For Sale Cyrus SL amplifier, Cyrus XPA Power amplifier and B&W DM602 S2's

    Cyrus Straight Line amplifier. 50 watts pc into 8 ohms, 70 watts pc into 4 ohms. Half width unit. Metal case is in very good condition with no visible scratches. More photos can be provided. It has been paired with the Cyrus XPA power amplifier. It works and is quite loud. £80.00 ono. Cyrus XPA...
  4. Ian Collen

    Discussion thread: Cyrus Audio launches Classic Phono pre-amplifier

    Cyrus is billing this as more of an update over the Phono Signature stage it's replacing rather than a complete redesign, but that could still make it a big deal for those serious about their vinyl. Read the news.
  5. PaulDennis

    Advice on Mission 752 speakers

    I’m looking for advice on my Mission 752 speakers. I’ve had the speakers for more than 30 years and they still perform excellently combined with a Cyrus integrated amplifier. They were originally paired with a Cyrus IIIi which was replaced about 7 years ago with a Cyrus 6 DAC amp so I could...
  6. M

    Cyrus CD1 - No sound

    Hi, while reassembling my system I tried to force my Rega turntable PSU TT four pin plug into the PSR -X socket in back of my Cyrus CD1 CD player (not on purpose of course - got my components mixed up!). The CD was in standby mode (red light) while I was doing this. Since then I am not getting...
  7. M

    Question Old Cyrus one amplifier

    Hi everyone, I wanted to know how many versions of the older Cyrus one amplifier there were, I am pretty sure there was 3 versions. Im having a debate on ebay and on the inside of the tog switch version days issue 7, there can not of been 7 versions surely.
  8. B

    To Cyrus or not to Cyrus?

    Hello all, I currently own a Rega Brio; quite happy with it. In the past I owned a Cyrus 7 amp for almost 20 years, when it broke down I replaced it with the Brio. Still, I’m quite partial to the Cyrus sound and design (still have CD7). Currently there are offers for a Cyrus 3 + PSX-r and a...
  9. dougan

    Cyrus CD Players?

    Having just got a Mission 778X amp, I am looking for a Cyrus CD player, as it is similar in size, I cannot have a full width player. This is for a second system in the dining room, the "serious" listening will be done on the main system in the lounge. My options are, the CD6, 7 and 8, plus SE...
  10. P

    Cyrus Stream X2 streaming service help

    I have recently purchased a used Cyrus X2 streamer for use with my Cyrus DAC XP Signature/Stereo 200 set up. Prior to this I was streaming Spotify to the DAC via a Google Chromecast. I acquired the streamer as I was hoping for better audio quality with high res files via 24 bit/192KHz...
  11. Cosmicrider

    Cyrus classic integrated amp

    Hello everybody, I am new in this humble community. My name is Nacho, I am from Spain. Need to know experiences with this amp. And how is compared to a naim nait xs. The one I have. The rest of my system is Proac tablette reference 8, Rega p25/rega exact Speaker cable ewa-lsv Thank you...
  12. Ian Collen

    NEWS: Cyrus set to launch its debut TTP Turntable & comments

    It’s not holding back with its first player either, with a high-end model set to work in harmony with its range of pre-amps and integrated amplifiers. Read the news.
  13. C

    Cyrus Lyric/Three vs Naim Uniti Atom?

    As a second system, I'm running a Cyrus THREE all-in-one system (it's a later version of the Cyrus Lyric 09) with a pair of B&W 705 Signature speakers. Source is sometimes CDs and sometimes I stream from my Innuos Zenith Mk3 over my home wifi (4,000 albums stored as FLACs, plus Qobuz streaming...
  14. P

    Cyrus Two or Rega Brio?

    Can anyone please give an opinion on whether it would be better to spend £200 servicing a Cyrus Two amp with a PSX versus spending £300 to buy a used but recent Rega Brio to partner with a Planar 2 and MA Silver 200 G6 speakers. I was about to spring for the C2 service but the Brio has popped...
  15. Phade

    Cyrus One Cast only one channel working

    Hi, I have a Cyrus one cast, however only one channel is working. I've tried swapping the speakers around, factory reset it, but to no avail. I don't have the remote to alter the balance however i presume that resets on factory reset. The channel is also dead when using earphones so im...
  16. R

    cyrus cdi vs rega apollo

    My dads just purchased a Cambridge evo 150 and is looking for a cd player. Quite like the look of the cyrus cdi and rega apollo. Which is the best one to buy?
  17. P

    Cyrus One HD Vs Audiolab 9000A

    I'm tempted to step up from my Cyrus One HD. I find the Cyrus a little bright with my Dali Oberon 5s. I like the idea of the Audiolab 9000A, coupled to the 9000CDT. I do most of my listening via CD, FLAC via Sonos Connect, and via Bluetooth (Aptx HD on the Cyrus, would be LDAC on the Audiolab)...
  18. DT79

    Phono preamps - Gold Note PH10+PSU10 vs Cyrus Phono Sig+PSX-R2

    I couldn’t leave it alone! What if the Cyrus Phono Signature + PSX-R2 (Cyrus) was better than my Gold Note PH-10 + PSU-10 (GN)?! Both a similar price and both the subject of glowing on-line reviews. I’ve not seen much written about any direct comparisons. I think in all my searching for...
  19. S

    Naim to Cyrus

    Good day gents, I've been a Naim enthusiast for more than 10 years now but have always been curious about the Cyrus gear (owned an 8A Dac integrated at one point). My current system is Naim 272 + 250DR. Speakers are PMC 25.23 but might change. What would be the Cyrus level I should start...
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