3.1's need more than 36wpc to be driven correctly. They'll make music... but they wont do what they do best with that amp. 3.5's will, but not the 3.1's.
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I ran my Gallo Ref3s for 7 years with a pair of 12wpc SET monoblocks (845
output tubes, big trannies) and have now moved on to Gallo Stradas and TR-3
subs. I did use the Gallo subwoofer amp on the woofers' second voice coils,
but all too often I forgot to turn it on :-) A 36 wpc tube amp should do the
job nicely in your very small room.
Vedder, my SET monoblocks were custom designed and built by a friend. There is only one set of taps, which I believe is 6 ohms.
As to Anthony Gallo's preference for a 500w Spectron amp to drive them, this is true. It is also true that some of the final pre-production testing (according to someone who was there and couldn't abide the sound of the 500 watter) was performed using 10 wpc amps.