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Silver discontinued

Postby Willx2 » Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:17 am

Apologies if this has been asked before (i did search) but I’ve been told Cyrus no longer make any of their products in silver. The oz distributor tells me that they couldn’t get the silver colour consistent so now ship everything in black. With a number of ageing silver boxes this news is somewhat disheartening

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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby angelface » Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:36 am

Don't worry they will soon be collectors items with bottom feeding buyers like myself willing to pay extra to match their existing silver Cyrus boxes.

We all know silver sounds better than black.. ;)
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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby hifinutt » Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:17 pm

thats crazy , lots of people don`t like black . i am very surprised if this is true
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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby SAP7 » Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:04 pm

Old news.

They stopped selling (supplying dealers) silver ages ago.

They will do it as a special order.
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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby hifinutt » Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:02 am

gosh , thanks steve i never knew that
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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby jules » Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:28 am

Didn't know that....strange decision...
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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby SAP7 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:58 am

Not strange at all.
The Demand new is very low. Dealers don’t want stock they can’t shift. Dealers can demo in black and if a customer wants silver they can order one in.
Seems completely sensible to me.
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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby jules » Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:18 am

Ah right, makes sense now ;)
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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby David H » Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:55 am

The principle is well proven.



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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby angelface » Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:05 pm

Strangly my head is works in the opposite way. It now only produces silver and no black.
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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby callen24 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:04 pm

i suspect they had endless complaints about them obviously not matching.

i understand this is a problem elsewhere with certain colours. if you see 20 new silver fords together they are likely to be with paint mixed etc... at the same time. but if you took the same colour manufactured 5 years apart over 20 years and put them together under consistent lighting they wouldn't match. I suspect out in sunlight they might, but indoors?
having once had 6 silver boxes, and 2 silver smartpowers about to be sold i can tell you that i've seen at least 5 shades of the QS
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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby Joe » Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:51 pm

I hope so as everything on my rack happens to be silver now and I might fancy trying the phono stage sometime.
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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby Eternaloptimist » Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:49 am

What! I am genuinely surprised.
I have always had silver Cyrus gear.
Hmmmm.....
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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby Willx2 » Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:15 am

I contacted Cyrus who confirmed that silver (quartz) had indeed been discontinued other than via a special order.

For me that would involve convincing the Australian distributor to order one and then settle in for a long wait. They told me they Cyrus quietly dropped the silver option due to inconsistencies in the shade.

Interestingly the new black cd player they sent me is a different shade of black to one of my older black integrated amps

Personally I could have lived with the inconsistent silvers, in 20 years I never had anyone comment on the fact that none of my multiple silver boxes were perfect matches (they’re all different years of maufacture). Now for the first time, my wife has noticed my cyrus system and said why’s that one black >:(

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Re: Silver discontinued

Postby Eternaloptimist » Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:48 am

Thanks Willx2.
I'm also in Australia, same issues....
I have the CD6SE and 2 Monox2 Sigs in Silver. I have never really liked the black...
In the past I had older MonoXs with the original Silver finish. I didn't notice a great deal of difference with the more recent gear at the time.
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