Sighhhh. Sonic Frontiers Line 1,2,3.
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You have a lot of good tube preamps to choose from! I think the ARCs and SFs are definitely something to look into.
I compared the BAT VK3i, Blue Circle BC21 and Eastern Electric Minimax tube preamps last summer. I mated some of them in varying combinations with the Pass Aleph 3, Blue Circle BC22 and BAT VK200 solid state amps, so you can see I'm certainly a tube pre/SS amp devotee.
I think you'll really enjoy a tube preamp matched to your Odyssey Statos.
Skip the "tube pre-amp/SS amp" route. I did that from the early 80s until realizing I needed a tube amp. Finally bought one in late 80s, then finally got rid of pre-amp and went passive in 1997. Now use a Placette passive with AirTight 300B and will never go back to active. Last pre-amp I had was an $8,000.00 tube type that clouded and constricted the sound. By the way, it was a Class A Stereophile piece with universally superb reviews from at least 6 different mags/websites. Was no match for a properly designed and matched passive and tube amp.
Get the pre-amp out of the way. Pre-amps are like vodka drinking glasses. Passives (properly done) are the best shape and glass for your Belvedere or Turi (SS or tube amp). Let your amp flavor the sound, don't try to find some mystical 'balance' between these components. You can't make up for or do away with something by mixing and matching pre-amps and amps. Find an amp that does it for you, then try to get the pre-amp out of the way.
I agree with Tomryan. I have owned two highly regarded tube preamps, the SF Line 2 and Line 3 SE. The Placette Passive was a major improvement in my system. His description "clouded and constricted the sound" is what I found to be true as well.
The tubes in my system are in the cdp with an excellent SS amp.