Cyrus 8a Integrated Amplifier

£999.00

Reg. price £1,349.95

Price includes VAT

Item Condition: Ex Demo
Store: Cardiff
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The Cyrus 8a stereo amplifier delivers an impressive 70 Watts per channel and includes six analogue inputs which you can individually name, there's also a headphone output for private listening.

The Cyrus 8 series is the more powerful version of the Cyrus integrated amplifier ranges, with 70w/ch.

It has six analogue inputs, bi-wire speaker terminals, pre-amp outputs (for bi-amping) and a large, clear LCD display. Not only can you name each input, you can match them for sensitivity too.

Being a Cyrus, there is an upgrade path, should you so wish, starting with the PSX-R power supply and ultimately ending with the QX 24bit/192Khz DAC card.

The lively, detailed Cyrus sound is very much present in the latest 8 series but most importantly it has been balanced with greater weight making the Cyrus 8 a very fine sounding amplifier.

Specifications

 

Line inputs - 6 analogue
Outputs
Zone 2 or tape
Bi-wire Loudspeakers
Tape-out
Preamp-out
Headphone

 

Internal power Supplies -
1 x 350 VA Toroidal transformer with 5 regulated rails, plus separate toroidal transformer for control systems

External - Highly regulated PSX-R upgradeable

 

Communications
MC-BUS™ System BUS
Remote Control Supplied with Cyrus system remote control
Standby power consumption Less than less than 1W


Continuous Power - 115 W/CH (into 4 Ohms) 70 W/CH (into 8 Ohms)
Burst Power - 320 W (IHF, one channel driven into 1 Ohm)
Distortion - 0.002%, 1kHz (into 8 Ohms) 0.005%, 1kHz (into 4 Ohms)
Frequency Response - -3 dB, 0.1Hz and 100kHz
Damping Factor (1kHz) - 150
Input sensitivity (70W) - Line: 237mV
Input impedance - 40kOhm (RCA).
Output voltage - 237mV (Tape out), 480mV (Pre out) 
S/N Ratio - 105dBA (ref. 40W) 
Channel Balance - ±0.2dB (0dB to -63dB) 
Volume control accuracy - ±0.1dB (0dB to -63dB) 
Dimensions (H x W x D) -73 x 215 x 360 (mm) 

 

Construction
Enclosure - Cyrus Inverted die-cast chassis


Weight - 5.9 kg 

What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision Magazine December 2012 "Superb detail, accuracy and control; dynamic and powerful; upgrade path"

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