Mike- I owned the Triangle Antal xs for about 6 months. After extensive break-in (75 hrs) I found them to be fast, neutral and detailed. I was using a Copland CTA 402 tube integrated, producing 55wpc at 8 ohms. Initially, I was very pleased with the combo. However, after a time, I found them to be less than satisfying. In retrospect, I found that the Maggie 1.5s I had earlier to be more involving, with the bass everso slightly better than the Antals. Although, I was using an Aragon 4004mkII with the Maggies. That said, if you plan to stay with tubes, and the amp is low powered, and bass response is not your strong preference, you should check out the Antals. Especially since there has been a price decrease. However, if you're looking at the Celius ($2k) the Opera Pavorratti, JM Reynaud Arpeggione, Alon Capri and the Audio Physic Tempo III are also worth your time and consideration.
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