McIntosh MC501 - used
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Very strange post.The C2s are known to be lacking in bass(the weak link in the Confidence lineup) and not a speaker for "rock"to start with."The warm, tubey sound"Are we talking about Dynaudio?,lol.Where does that come from,Ive never heard anyone refer to Dynaudio as that.Silver cable is not recommended with the C lineup either.
Mow for your amp selection with those speakers..JC1s/NEVER,too many problems.Bryston/possibly but then again ,PASS on that one.Know nothing about the third.Man ,this is a strange inital post indeed.
Get a good quality SS high power amp, a sub which you will need..........and start looking for the right speaker cables
As a former C2 & C4 owner, I can't recommend Simaudio, even though many have said there is good synergy between the two. I tried a pair of Sim W6 monoblocks for a few days and quickly sold them. For solid state I would be much more inclined to try Pass XA60.5's or McIntosh MC501's... but even more intriguing would be to try some higher powered tube amps (Rogue Zeus, M-180's or VTL 450 sigs).
I plan on pairing the C2s with dual JL fathom 110s.
toetapfactor - many people consider bryston 7b sst2 and the JC-1s as "good quality high power SS amp". Look up odyssey - well respected. What all three have in common is the general view of being very strong value for the money. Speaker cable is a preference and I use and like analysis plus. Your response appears the most strange.
I was able to hear C4s driven by JC1s (an also by MC 402s as well as ayre MX-R). JC-1s really impressed.