Audiolab M-One @$800.00 online...
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I bought a Primare stack, both the I-22 and the CD-22 stack off Audiogon, paid $1400 for the I-22 with DAC. Dealer demo, 6 months old, MSRP of $2495; 80 wpc @ 8 ohms, 160 wpc @ 4 ohms.
I was going to buy a pair of Vienna Acoustics Mozart Grands but instead bought KEF R-500s. My room is 15' by 15' with 9' ceiling and the Primare easily fills up the room with sound.
Finding a Primare I-32 for under $1800 I imagine will be quite difficult. What size is your room?
I have Mozart and tried several amps. They need a lot of power. Mcintosh integrated ma6600 was awesome. Also tried an old Krell KAV300i integrated, will give 400 watts into 4ohm, can get this around 1000$ now. Hard to beat an old Krell amp. Also worked well with krell KAV500. Can't go wrong with Krell or Mcintosh with VA Mozart in my experience. Krell was definitely more accurate with a lot of attack. Mac was warm and pleasant. There is a KAV300i being sold on eBay for a reasonable price.
VA loves more forwarding, assertive, amp-juicy amps. They are power hungry even they ain’t that difficult to drive to big volume.
Don’t worry about utmost transparency of the amps (the VAs wouldn’t give you that sound anyway).
I’d be careful with lower-powered Mc, but Krell or Ayre would be great starters.