What makes you want to go with class d? I'm not saying that you shouldn't get one, but why not consider all types and then pick the one that sounds best?
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You don't sound like a shill, you sound like someone who has found a piece of gear they think is awesome and I appreciate that. My problem is that I am technologically challenged. I have never soldered anything in my life. So the prospect of DIY isn't appealing to me. But enthusiasm over music and gear... that's great!
Give Tommy a shout over at Digital Amplifier Company. I have had a few Class D amps (Trends, Virtue Sensation M901, Spectron) over the course of the last 5 years. My speakers just seem to perform better on these amps because of the speed they provide. The Cherry amp I got from Tommy bridges the gap between solid state and tubes quite nicely. They have the speed necessary for me while giving great tonal density and richness, great imaging, and a top end that is not over cooked at all. I have said this in a previous post, my Son will get this amp when I leave this earth (God and finances willing).
Despite your reservations about your DIY abilities, you should definitely take the time to research the NC400 build. It is simply installing 2 modules in a case and adding AC, XLR and speaker connectors.
Look at diyAudio for details. The only soldering is to the XLR connector and the cases can be purchased ready-made and drilled. There are even competent folks there who can assemble it for you and you will still be under $2000.
I would be happy to elaborate and point you to the right info.
I have found that it is very satisfying to have a hifi component that you have "built".
I own a pair of Tyler Acoustic Woodmere II speakers. Mine are power hungry since they are mostly 4ohm...I have tested a few items along the way and settled with a Coda CSI integrated amp...I truly have enjoyed this aspect of the system for simplicity, although I do still have my Modwright SWL9.0 with the tube rectified power supply feeding into a B&K SS amp. The tube / SS amp combo is very nice as well and I have my setup able to quickly switch cables if I so desire. I would never think of buying any other type of speaker, I truly enjoy my woodmere's and even my wife thinks the same..I have also since moved to another house with a much larger room and these babies have really showed me a new light and sound...simply amazing
I'm a little late here, but I used Wyred amps (ST-1000, SX-500 and SX-1000 monos) on Tyler D1s and Linbrook SuperTowers with great success. I ran the amps directly from the Wyred DAC 2. I know of several Agon members that have also used Wyred amps and been very satisfied with them on their Tylers. But, as always, it would be best to hear it for yourself and see if it fits your individual tastes.