I heard the Mani 2s powered by conrad johnson Premier 12 monoblocks in Montreal in 1998. They sounded fabulous so I know they can be powered by tubes. As you know they do require an amp that can provide the current. At the time I also had a 4BST and brought it in to that same shop to hear the Mani 2s with the Bryston. The overall sound, drive and impact just didn't match what I heard with the cjs. And I'm a solid state guy (currently using Krell). Of the amps you listed, my guess is that the Rogue or Cary will provide the best current needed to bring these speakers to life. Keep us informed as to your decision and results.
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