At that price point most likely you will need to go used. There are some very nice Asian products. Tube rolling is critical. Contact www.tubeman.com He may also have a nice amp for you in that price range.
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If you don't know tubes, I'm against vintage for you. Too much tweaking and maintenance. You easily can find a Jolida in that range. All you need is 8 watts per channel with Klipsch. 40 watts will make them scream. Another solution is a pre and power combo with the pre being tubed? I know of an AR SP2C and PSE studio IV (class A) that you could get in your price range?
You may want to consider another approach. I have a Sophia Electric KT and picked up a KingRex T20 and Power unit as a back up. Can be had new for under $600 new. Audiomagus is great to deal with and I think they offer a 30 home trial.
Just a thought. Great review on 6moons. To my ears it sounds pretty amajing.
I would look for something:
newish but used
that self-biases so you won't have to mess with the tubes
that uses KT-88 output tubes with Klipsch
I've done the EL34 & EL84 route and I think the Heresy is a little bass-shy so the KT-88 would be my first choice for more robust bass.
For $700 you might want to even consider looking at a cheaper integrated that might use 34's or 84's and think about adding a small $300 sub into the mix. Just be sure the integrated has either a sub out or 2 outs.
I've been looking for an integrated tube amp and just heard of the Almarro a318...was leaning towards the Pathos Classic.
I own Audio Physic Spark speakers/ Musical Fidelity A5 cdp and like classical , vocals and Jazz.
Any feedback is appreciated.
also, where can one have a listen to the Almarro?
I just heard an amazing dual mono integrated earlier this week called the Jas Array 2.1 that blew me away. It uses two 805s, two 300Bs four 6922s and 12AX7 or 5687 all on a big open steel chassis. Weighs in at ~ 100 lbs. It might not fit in this thread since it MSRPs at $3500, but quite an integrated. I think about 40-45 watts per side if I remember correctly but it was driving some medium effeciency dynamic speakers ( as well as some compression horns) with ease. Very big open effortless sound.
I'd suggest looking at Melody amps if you can find them, I have the I34 or Astro 40 which would be too much but I don't know the price of the SP3 or SP9 over there.
My main point though would be to listen to a couple of tube amps. I listened and found that I preferred tube amps with EL34 tubes over KT88 tubes. You have to satisfy your own ears so have a listen and look for an amp with a sound you like.