Any quality ss over 100 wpc. Simaudi, McCormack, Aragon, Mac, CJ, etc etc. Hales are increbibly neutral, and match flawlessly with lots of clean power...They're not brand fussy.
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When I had Hales T-8s I had Lamm M1.2s and they were a great match but they cost more (even used) than your budget. I would think a pair of Parasound JC-1s would also work quite well matching up with the Hales strengths. Jaybo's suggestions were right on the money.
Personally, I would then mate the SS amp(s) with a good tubed preamp if your budget will allow (although a GOOD solid state preamp might also work). I am guessing you'll have to buy used to get the kind of quality you want to make the Hales sing.
Back in '99 when I worked for a shop that was a Hales dealer we usually had a Meridian 508-24 cd player feeding a Meridian pre-amp/controller into either a Sunfire Signature Grand or Proceed Amp 2 into a pair of Hales T-5's. Both amps could drive the Hales well. The Sunfire was a little warmer sounding than the Proceed but it comes down to personal preference.
We hooked up a Crown Macro Reference for fun one day but I found the sound a bit sterile but that Crown amp was a monster!
Still owning my Hales T8 speakers. I've recently switched from Manley reference 500 monoblocks to Spectron the musician 3 MK2 monoblocks with vcaps. Big improvement over the manleys. Bigger stage, way more powerfull, sound cleaner and remarkably similar in warmth. Who wouldve guessed for class-d amps.