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by Lancashirelad
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cyrus QXR Upgrade
Replies: 19
Views: 1217

Re: Cyrus QXR Upgrade

The video shows QX upgrade not QRX. The process may be similar but a little knowledge is a dangerous thing!
I think in this instance Cyrus have got it right. As I understand it the upgrade gets a 2 year guarantee but that only applies to the card & not the device as a whole.
by Lancashirelad
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 8Dac Qx questions
Replies: 12
Views: 990

Re: 8Dac Qx questions

Ok, so why not tell us what was so frustrating...
by Lancashirelad
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cyrus QXR Upgrade
Replies: 19
Views: 1217

Re: Cyrus QXR Upgrade

I think I'm right in saying that the earlier QX Dac mod could be done by some dealers but the QXR mod has to be done at the factory.
by Lancashirelad
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 8Dac Qx questions
Replies: 12
Views: 990

Re: 8Dac Qx questions

That's not very helpful. The sound produced by any system is dependent on so very many variables; incoming mains, house wiring, room size/shape/furnishing, cables of all types, supports, grounding etc as well as choice & combination of electronics. Perceived quality of reproduction is intensely ...
by Lancashirelad
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Best films of 2019 so far
Replies: 4
Views: 187

Re: Best films of 2019 so far

Mrs Lowry & Son is brilliant.
by Lancashirelad
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gossip
Replies: 6
Views: 547

Re: Gossip

Yes, but is the "new" investor SMS? The original notification said SMS had taken a significant minority shareholding describing it as a "strategic partnership" but said nothing about moving production. Really looking forward to seeing the fruits of these changes...
by Lancashirelad
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gossip
Replies: 6
Views: 547

Gossip

Cyrus moving production to new investor's premises in Leicestershire. New products coming. BFA sockets going.
by Lancashirelad
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Class D amps move up a level
Replies: 17
Views: 813

Re: Class D amps move up a level

Alan Sircom reviewed the Stereo 200 in Hi-Fi+ (Oct 16 2015) concluding that "... it sounds damn good. Highly recommended". I owned a Stereo 200 for 2 years & have recently upgraded to Mono X 300 Sigs. The Sigs are more musical & the bass is heavier & v tight but on the basis of...
by Lancashirelad
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DacXP Signature Problem
Replies: 29
Views: 1909

Re: DacXP Signature Problem

That is very good to hear. My CD8SE2 was a nightmare, my CDXTSIG needed a new mech under warranty & my MonoX300Sigs bought new in June this year have been back at Cyrus for over 4 weeks & I'm still awaiting diagnosis of the fault.
Unlucky or what?
by Lancashirelad
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DacXP Signature Problem
Replies: 29
Views: 1909

Re: DacXP Signature Problem

I'm sure there must be a Cyrus guru here in the uk but nobody has responded to my suggestion of creating a list of independent repairers willing & able to service/repair Cyrus gear. Suggests people normally use Cyrus for repairs, or not many CUers now have Cyrus devices, or nobody has found an i...
by Lancashirelad
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Technical Queries
Topic: Lost bass on CD sig
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: Lost bass on CD sig

Have you seen the "Dac XP Signature problem" thread? Might be helpful.
by Lancashirelad
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DacXP Signature Problem
Replies: 29
Views: 1909

Re: DacXP Signature Problem

There must be independents in the UK willing & able to service & repair Cyrus products. Perhaps forum users could compile a list including details of work undertaken.
by Lancashirelad
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DacXP Signature Problem
Replies: 29
Views: 1909

Re: DacXP Signature Problem

I use a PSXR2 & the Sig does get v hot.
by Lancashirelad
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DacXP Signature Problem
Replies: 29
Views: 1909

Re: DacXP Signature Problem

An electronics designer & engineer told me that the Cyrus half-size box does impose compromises on the choice of components which can be physically accommodated in the case. It follows that quality/performance/longevity must also be compromised. Not necessarily a criticism as all manufacturers w...
by Lancashirelad
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DacXP Signature Problem
Replies: 29
Views: 1909

Re: DacXP Signature Problem

Many thanks. Enjoy!