How about the Parasound JC-1 Monoblocks..I would think that would be a fantastic combo........
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I am running the Classe CA-5200 5 channel amp and couldn't be more happy. I started out with the CA-5100 and wanted a bit more grunt on some of the more demanding movies, like Master and Commander, etc. I am using an SSP-600 processor and my source player for CDs and DVDs is a CDP-502 which I upgraded to from a CDP-300. I wanted the 2-channel quality of the CDP-202 reference CD player which is what the CDP-502 is. It's a 300+202, which obviously explains their model number of the 502. I must admit that I was very happy with the CDP-300, but found a great deal on a brand new one. For Blu-ray I am running a Pioneer BDP-05FD, with the desire to move to the BDP-09FD one of these days. I am about 80-90% home theater, where I would assume you are concentrating on 2-channel. If you do not need any more than 2 channels then you might try a CA-2200 (Classe). There is one listed in the classifieds that has been there for a little while. I had a die hard Krell man to convert to Classe, but that's not to say it's for everybody.
Good luck with your search!
If you want Krell-like bass control, how about a Krell amp? The amps are awesome for slam and bass control. I have a FPB400cx, and have discovered that it really is a chamelleon. Used with an ARC pre it was sweet, and used with a Krell pre it was absolutely neutral. Open soundstage, big presentation, and killer bass in both cases.