Hifi Pig gave you a sneaky peak of the new all in one player from Cyrus Audio way back in September and now the lyric_1company has officially announced the launch of its Lyric Series – its first ever all-in-one music system range.

At launch, two products are available; Lyric 09 and Lyric 05

  • Lyric 09 – UKSRP £3000.00 – 170 watts per channel into 8 Ohms and advanced 32 bit/192 kHz up sampling DAC
  • Lyric 05 – UKSRP £2250.00 – 80 Watts per channel into 8 Ohms and 24bit/192 kHz DAC

Lyric 05 gets a 24bit/192kHz DAC whilst the range-topping Lyric 09 gets the advanced 32bit/192kHz DAC with upsampling, developed for the company’s Signature series.

There’s an onboard streamer and the free Cadence app to control it as well as Bluetooth connectivity plus two USB inputs, a CD player and FM and DAB radio.

Headphone users get a  Class A headphone circuit designed to drive even the most demanding of headphones.

The Lyric range offers:

  • Streaming of 24 bit 192kHz high resolution lossless files, based on Stream X2
  • Bluetooth with A2DP and aptX codec
  • CD player based on CD t
  • 32 bit DAC with 192kHz file compatibility and up-scaling (Lyric 09 only – Lyric 05 has 24 bit/192kHz file compatibility)
  • Hybrid power amplifier (Lyric 09 – 170 Watts per channel into 8Ohms; Lyric 05 – 80 Watts per channel into 8 Ohms)
  • Automated loudspeaker analysis with impedance matching
  • Automatic ambient light adjustment
  • High resolution colour screen
  • Touch sensitive black glass panel
  • Backlit icons
  • Proximity sensing display
  • DSP tone controls
  • DAB+ radio
  • FM radio
  • Internet radio
  • USB Made for iPad with charging (Front and rear)
  • USB aux front, for pen drives / phone / MP3 player etc.
  • 2 x optical SPDIF aux inputs
  • 2 x co-axial SPDIF aux inputs
  • 1 x analogue aux input
  • Non-ferrous, aluminium chassis.
  • Headphone amplifier
  • iPad Cadence app offering full system control
  • IR remote handset
  • Consumer software update option

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