Cyrus One (2016) stereo amplifier – first look

We unbox the Cyrus One, a modern reboot of the 1984 classic amplifier that launched the company. The new Cyrus One features aptX Bluetooth wireless streaming, a phono stage, headphone amp and more. Can the new model make the same impact as the original? Read our full Cyrus One review here:

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WC HEAD. says:

does cyrus still exist?,haven’t heard anything of them in ages.

Fergal McBride says:

Would anyone have any opinions on this vs the pro-ject maia ds? Both same price but maia ds also has DAC. The original maia (not ds version) had a lukewarm review from What Hi fi.

Altex lan says:

this the new Cyrus One, I own the old first Cyrus One.

i raul says:

Sounds like a litle SCAM – on the website it says just: ”outputs 2 x 100W” // But it dose NOT say at what OHMS or at what THD
— a stereo amplifier power should be calculated with both channels driven at 8 OHMS with a lower than 0.1% THD
I bet this amp dose not go more than 40W X 2 at 8OHM with 0.1%THD


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jogmas12 says:

Not available in USA?

Lexington365 says:

I demoed this a few days ago along side my Nad D 3020 and an Arcam FMJ A29. Both were a few steps up from the little NAD but the Cyrus was a much more fun and lively amplifier than the Arcam. It was also cheaper and a lot better looking.

Sounded absolutely stunning with some Dali Opticon 2’s!

WC HEAD. says:

1:21, how he’s handling it it must be very lightweight.

Smith Honey Badger says:

When is the review please?!! I’m sorely tempted by this….

Will Jones says:

At 1.58 min the rear panel clearly shows “750W” power consumption – is this not very high for a 100W class D amplifier, seems a ridiculously high figure to me!

jogmas12 says:

I still have my cyrus one from 1984. Still sounds great.

mrpositronia says:

Hope it sounds good!

Meor Azmi says:

Hi, sonically, how does the new Cyrus One compare with the original ? I still have and use the Cyrus One (1990) version.

Malcolm Arnott says:

That remote looks cheap!

Cyrus Audio says:

The official power ratings for Cyrus ONE can be found on our website here:

SirEggbertfartalot says:

Time marches on, and it’s true, the more things change, the more they stay the same ;0)

All I can say is…………
If Cyrus have put the same level of care and thought into the design, components, and overall quality as Mission did in the original, Then this “re-boot” will still be around working in 30 or 40 years time, and they will still be servicing / repairing them.

Time will tell !

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Cyrus One review now online:

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