Blue Circle CS, though good luck finding it used. Remote volume is an option. I think it fits your sonic bill.
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Audio Analogue Puccini. Comes in a remote and SE version also (the SE uses dual transformers and has a higher output).
I used to have a small system that included a Puccini and Ryan Acoustics speakers. I was told by the dealer from whom I bought the Puccini that the Ryan's were very similar sounding to Linn Tukans, and she specifically mentioned that the Puccini and Tukans had excellent synergy.
I think in the $600-1000 range, the Puccini is definitely worth a listen. I think it would work nicely for you. Best of luck!
I will throw in my 2 cents - I heard this combo myself at a Linn dealer in NY - It was amazing. Combo was Naim Nait III sitting on steel spiked floor stand, pretty sure it was Linn k20 speaker cable (or a smaller chance it could have been Naim cable, he uses that too), and the Tukans sitting on Target speaker stands (don't know the model # of the stands). This was about 8 years ago. I'm sure he could help you, but I dont want to seem like I'm a sales rep. If you live in NY look in the yellow pages (His shop starts with the letter "A").
A couple of questions related to the suggestions above. The Naim Naitt is an intruiging option, but I wonder how people generally get around the interconnect problem (i.e. Naims proprietary plugs). Also, in general, does the 30 wpc of the Naitt provide sufficient power for the Tukans? Anyone know how much power is optimal for the Tukans? Thanks again.
Sorry for the delayed response.
Yes, I found the Nait III to be bold and dynamic driving the Tukans, the volume knob was around "11:00" and it was moderately loud (but not obnoxious). This was about eight years ago, but I remember we were listening to Joni Mitchell (either Mingus or another similar one that had Jaco on bass) Mitchell's voice was clear and distinct, Jaco's fretless bass was "gruff" and agressive, as it should be. I would go with what sounds right. Watts is kind of just a number.
As for the connectors, I can't remember. We were using an LP12, Naim aro, Arkiv cartridge, so I wasn't paying much attention to the line level inputs.
At the time I owned a Creek 4140s2 integrated and we tried that with the Tukans....very good but the Nait III was more captivating with the Tukans.
I would try the Majik, Nait III, or Puccini first simply because they were suggested based on first-hand listening.
Best of luck