It's above your budget but maybe save for an Octave. I heard the line with both the Contours and Confidence and it's a stunning combination.
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Dynaudio USA distributes the Octave line. Not sure where you’re located but I used safeandsound in Chicopee MA. They have and sell demos at a reasonable price. The V40se is a great pairing. Either Aaron or Mike will surely guide you we’ll. I’m hoping to get either the contours or confidence series one day. Good Luck to you!
Audio by Van Alstine makes some great amplified that I have used to power a couple of pairs of Dynaudio's - Excite 34s and Heritage Specials. Even the SET120 amp was more than enough power with great bass control and finesse. I also have the SET 400 and DVA 225 monoblocks. I don't think you can beat the value these amps offer.
I'm using a McIntosh MA352 hybrid tube IA to power Dynaudio Contour 20s and two subwoofers. 200w of hybrid power will make them sing and be heard all the way back in Denmark.
I didn't think I needed the subs at first as the Contours have excellent bass response, but as per other posts recently at least two subs are a very good thing. I'd also consider the Cronus Magnum integrated amp as an alternative to power the Dynaudios.
I own Dynaudio Heritage Special 2-way speakers and drive them with an Octave V80SE integrated and a super black box...match made in heaven. This combination is certainly above $2k, but you could get one of their other integrated models and they will do the trick too. I also liked Rouge Audio and Simaudio on audition for Dynaudio.
Dynaudios need current and headroom.
You will need 250 - 300 WPC /RMS.
tons great used on Gon a d reverb (there is a great sunfire there) for a great price.
all the beadroom you need ,great bass,mids, treble.
send to Flannerys anyway. Said checkd and some caps replaced my the chicago outfit. Send to Flannery
a sunfire used is in tour range.
Tartara66 I have Dynaudio Evokes (I do HT as well) all around but when I listen I do 2 channel through my Evoke 50's. I am driving them with a Simaudio Titan HT200 5x200 amp. Pure magic is the only way to describe it. I recently sent my Titan amp to Simaudio for cleaning and calibration as it is getting up there in age. I was using a Monolith 5 channel amp in the meantime. Though the Danes are amazing and I love my Evoke 50's they seemed to lost some of their magic. It was only when I finally got the Simaudio back that the magic truly returned. It was then that I realized what a difference an amp can make. It was nothing short of astonishing! Simaudio and Dynaudio were truly meant for each other.
Back in the day I also used Rotel RMB1095 to drive Dynaudio Audience and that was also a great marriage.
Danes do love juice and the more/cleaner power you give them you will get rewarded. Their too good of a speaker not to have top end juice driving them. I saw someone recommend Safe and Sound. Aaron or Dave especially. These guys are the best! That's where I got my Evokes and they also carry Simaudio.
Good luck and trust me get the Danes some good clean power and you will be left breathless!