I too have the IIIA's and bought them for a steal given what they offer. I've thought about replacing them (AudioPhysic, B&W), but for thousands more than the $900 I paid, I didn't think I was even facing an upgrade. As Alexander notes, they do eat juice, however. I tried a Musical Fidelity A3cr amp, (roughly 225 into 4 ohms) and it just didn't have the goods except for the most minimal loads. My Bryston 4bst works well, very well in fact. But even with an upgraded power cord I know the Maggies not only could handle more juice, they would make good use of it as well, and the Bryston delivers 400 watts at 4 ohms! If you find a pair of these and have the space (I barely have it), go for it. Quite simply, they're fabulous on all kinds of recordings (presuming you give them the power they need).
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