The Cyrus Pre was our state-of-the-art component for preamplification. The Cyrus Pre was designed alongside the Cyrus Power to feature several innovative and no-compromise measures to fulfil the design mandate of this unique product. The perfect combination of straight line approach with microprocessor controlled operation makes the Cyrus Pre a world class preamplifier unrivalled in performance almost at any price.

The Cyrus Pre was a straight line with short path passive technology for input selection circuitry that goes a long way in establishing a sound foundation for the Pre to build on. This passive approach for signal switching ensures an undisturbed, low impedance path for the low-level signals. The low current design, gold contact relays ensure zero Power supply related imprint on low level signals potentially caused by actuator coil coupling.

The high speed, discrete current feedback line amplifier provides the choice of either balanced or single-ended ultra-low distortion drive to the power amplifier. Balanced drive systems are less susceptible to the effects of environmental interference and are preferable over extended cable lengths where the power amplifiers are placed remote from the Pre-amplifier.


  • Distortion – 0.005%
  • Freq Resp – -3 dB
  • Line S/N ratio 105dBA
  • MC S/N ratio 78dBA
  • MM S/N ratio 87dBA
  • Equalisation tolerance – ±0.1dB
  • Line inputs – 5 + Tape
  • Tape-out
  • 2 x Preamp-out
  • Weight – 3.1kg
  • Dimensions – H73 x W215 x D360mm