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Cyrus 8 Power

Cyrus 8 Power
alaScore 82

8 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Cyrus 8 Power. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Cyrus 8 Power is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Jim Hannon (avguide.com)

Cyrus 8vs Integrated Amplifier, CD 8x Player, and PSX-R Power Supply

 

In 1984, Mission introduced its Cyrus line of electronics. These components developed an enthusiastic following but were somewhat overshadowed by Mission's own loudspeakers, at least on these shores. Indeed, the last TAS review of any Cyrus product was...

The 8vs integrated amplifier exemplifies the Cyrus design philosophy. It has the new "vs" (virtual servo) technology from Cyrus' top-of-the-line separate preamplifier, the Pre Xvs. Its remote has many useful features like controls to adjust balance and...

Jan, 2006

Expert review by: Jason Kennedy (techradar.com)

Cyrus 8 XP d review

 

Cyrus has upped its game with its latest DAC-equipped integrated amplifier

Impressively resolute for something with so many features ; It's hard to imagine anyone needing more sockets ; Manages to sound musical

The casework is not as slick as the competition ; Display is difficult to read when viewed from an angle

Cyrus has done a remarkable job to get so much flexibility out of such a compact box. But it still looks a little basic next to the best of the competition. However, if you want an upgrade for a system with several digital sources it's a no-brainer

Jul, 2009

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Cyrus 8 XPd review

 

The Cyrus XPd integrated amplifier sets a sky-high standard at the price

Transparency, resolution and dynamics are top class ; impressive built-in DAC ; flexibility ; upgradability

Not as powerful as some rivals

The 8XPd breaks new ground for Cyrus integrateds and sets a sky-high standard at the price

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Cyrus 8 Power review

 

The 8 Power amp brings extra breadth and depth to the musical mix

Thrillingly fast, detailed and expressive sound

Low end might be a tad too lean for some

With the Pre vs2 and the PSX-R power supply, this power amp's performance is magical.

Jul, 2007

Expert review by: (whathifi.com)

Cyrus 8vs2

 

Delivers a better performance at a cheaper price than before. Hear it!

Superb agility, dynamics and space; more muscular sound than older Cyrus kit

It looks the same as the old one

Expert review by: Nic Tatham (avhub.com.au)

Cyrus 8 SE CD player / 8 XP d amplifier

 

Short on fascia long on abilities the latest CD and amp pair from the UK’s Cyrus proves both versatile and impressive.

Consumer review by: Gavin Day (avreview.co.uk)

GREAT SOUNDING AMP WITH IMPRESSIVELY COMPACT DIMENSIONS

 

Top quality amp

Tonal accuracy ; Massive sound ; Size

None other than possibly the minimal appearance but that is of course the successful Cyrus style

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

Configuration

DLNA certified: No

Connectivity

Ethernet: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
iPod Control: No
Multiroom: No
USB Interface: No
YUV Interface: No

General Features

Loudspeakers: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS: No
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