I own one but don't use it. That should tell you what I think.
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Classe'25 with Maggie 1.6 is a great combo. The 25 can produce up to 500 wpc into the 1.6's 4ohm load. So the result is very dynamic with great bass drive. You don't really need a subwoofer with this combination. Some folks find the 1.6 to need the resistor to tone down the tweeter. Not so with the Classe' 25. I never felt that the 1.6's high frequencies too aggressive driven by the 25. The 25 is very musical as well as muscular. it throws a great soundfield and the harmonic structure of musical instruments is well preserved with the Maggies. It did not do as well when I upgraded to the 3.6 but I thought it was terrific with the 1.6. Its frequency response was very complementary to the 1.6. Overall coherence with the 1.6 was excellent. However, with the 3.6 it aggravated the different speaker elements and produced a discontinuous effect. If fact, with the 25 driving the 3.6 I did need to pad the tweeter with a 1 ohm resistor. In conclusion, in my system in my room, the 25 was wonderful with the 1.6 but not so good with the 3.6.
Thats what's Im trying to achieve. At first I like the sound of the 555II and the adcom surround processor. Then I changed to classe 20 the sound became better but I feel somthing is still missing compared to what I've heard from a friend the sound is so detailed and clean, coherance is exellent! I'm trying to get that kind of sound but of course with a budget in mind. :) he's using a pathos logos with the 1.6. And one more thing what made me feel bad about is Ive heard a 1.6 driven by a old int harman and an old marantz 5 disc cdp and the cable he's using is just an ordinary lamp cord and the sound I heard is detailed, clean and the resolution is WOW. I can almost compare it with the logos...