Mcintosh 501's for me - love them driving Andra II's.
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Hello Danny own a pair of EGGLESTONWORK ANDRA 3 that seem relatively an easy load, 24 inches apart from the back wall. They are driven by Hybrid amps: a pair of LAMM M 2.2 and the reference pre amp also by LAMM. I got plenty of power in a room of 23 X23. Very smooth sounding speakers but also very dynamic with a perspective of being in a live event (full scale). Note the LAMM is rated very conservatively at 220 WPC. Hope this help.
I remember hearing a pair of Andra's powered by a VTL S80. Simply stunning.
Impossible to relate exactly what "nearly" means to you. You might be intrigued by the usual benefits of a solid state design for a time. Once bitten, you'll eventually return to the relaxed presentation of tubes. 'Sounds like tubes' is usually a positive, sounds like solid state is, well
If you're looking for more deep bass there is no substitution for a modern powered sub with EQ.
I've had the Rogue Medusa and Fountaine Signatures in my system at different times, and I'd really like to hear what they sound like together. I think the clean detail the Medusas provide up top combined with the Fountaine's refined treble would make a very nice combo along with the Rogue's expressive mids, fluid dynamics, 3D soundstaging and very tight bass. Would also like to pair them with something from Clayton or maybe a Plinius 103. Best of luck.