I have my 1.3SE's teamed up with a REL Storm III. I highly recommend this combo! My past experience with Velodyne SPL-1000 was just so-so.
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IMLHO I think the REL is pretty good but ----- not up to good integration with the Dyna's which are very high quality very fast drivers.
Also I am NOT a fan of plate amps. I use a Threshold on my subs, prior to that was MUSE which was excellent but just nat's hair slower than the Threshold but had much more explosive bass. I have my subs matched to big maggies so speed is of the essence, and I think with Dyna's you'll find the same thing.
The Vandersteen subs were very quick for a lower cost mass market sub.
I recently auditioned a REL R218 with my Dynaudio Audience 52SEs. It sounded excellent and well matched. In the end I bought a pair of Contour S1.4s to use instead of my 52SE, and abandoned my plans to use a sub in that system (analog 2-channel music). I have a Dyn Sub500 in my 7.1 HT system, so I may drag it upstairs sometime to the music room and see how it plays with the S1.4s.
I did get a REL Stadium III with my Dynaudio Countour 1.4S. Integrated very easily and really opens up the speakers. The speakers seem to sound great across the whole spectrum.I got upgrades to my McCormack 225/RLD-1 and noticed the integration with the sub seemed to improve not just bass extension but soundstage.