I own ML Monolith IIs (modified and bi-amped), but originally used them with Rowland 5 and later Mark Levinson Reference 20.0. I tried them with a Cary Signature monoblock, but that wasn't enough for these speakers. I would consider looking into the Levinson 20 series (not necessarily the 20.0). The 20 series does have a slightly dark character to it, which might be a little on the mellow and warm side the with Cary pre-amp, but I personally like that combination with the M-Ls very tranparent and open character. I think it's really going to boil down to personal preference. At that price range there are many very good sounding amps that will work well with both the pre-amp and the speakers--so you may be able to narrow it down with some advice here, but your preferences will ultimately be the deciding factor. Hopefully, I've given you one possible option/avenue--I'm sure there will be many more on this thread.
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