thanks for your responses so far, guys... very amusing responses...(so I'm not the only psycho here apparently...)
in terms of cables, i use audioquest type 4 speaker cable for my mains in a bi wired configuration. I suspect this is part of the problem as i understand they are bright cables that have the ability to make an already bright system sound edgy. Still, I feel better electronics are in order. The Nak as an av receiver is ok for HT, but two channel is just irritating.
I'm looking into a Unico (80 w/ ch integrated, hybrid), but I'm not sure that's enough to run the mains (which stil, might be sold, in which case, the Unico would certainly be sufficient for the 1.3's). I'm also considering a Moon I-5 or I-3, Cairn (used model, can't remember which but it's 70/ch), Musical Fidelity A3.2 cr (i think that's the integrated model), Primare gear (not sure which), Classe CAP 101 or 151 and Plinius (not sure which model - but would have to be purchased unheard b/c there are no dealers in my area)...
Can anyone recommend what would work well with these speakers (either the 2.5i or the 1.3a - NHT's in general)?
What about cables? Any suggestions? Looking for something more full-bodied.
PS. Sorry about the poorly worded posting here... brain's working faster than my fingers can type.
Roksan Kandy II,