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What are you streaming tonight?
College BaseBall baby!Fantastic that just about ALL the college teams are streaming their games free!SOOO AWESOME to get to watch Army,Hawaii,BOTH the big teams in Wa.,ALL my home teams in Fla.you name it... 
What are you streaming tonight?
OMG I'm WORN OUT!¬†Since early Friday,3 big screens,1 old fashioned 27"tube tv & 2 different audio systems streaming a dozen college basketball & baseball games,ALL at the same time! 
Harbeth M30
2 years now with my M30.1's & although thanks to Covid 19 I never got the dream amp to drive them,settling instead for a 15wpc.Pure Class A SS Chinese amp,they are still the finest speakers I've ever owned.Over & over again I amazed at the... 
Hegel h590 or Accuphase e460 with Harbeth 40.3
A little while back I got to demo the 40.2 driven by the H590.IMO it sounded dry & lacked the glorious midrange I know the Harbeth to have(I have the 30.1)..A SimAudio 340i was a step ahead through the midband but the Pure Class A Sugden A21 j... 
Biggest need: USB headphone DAC/AMP with mic input
Burson Audio.. 
Peachtree Reliability issues?
YES normal, that is the Switch Mode Power Supply booting up,welcome to digital amplification.. 
$1500 to spend...
Plug the HUGE port with foam & play around with distance from back & side walls...If you do upgrade speakers move AWAY from big floorstanders to a good stand mounted monitor..Your $1500.00 + sell the 10.7's will move you into VERY serious ... 
Headphones .......... Huh?
Now that you've had a taste when your ready to FEAST get yourself a pair of HiFiMan "Deva" w/BT Module..Superb sound & comfort for $300.00,like having a Magnaplanar speaker on your head... 
Very humble beginnings............and yours?
Defied my preacher father when I was 14 & took a summer job,passing on beating on doors hawking bibles,then icing on the cake was spending my earnings my first Radio Shack receiver & 2 way bookshelf speakers...Blasting out Rush,Bad Co.,Led... 
Thoughts on a system upgrade.
Not a single mention of ROOM ACOUSTICS,from OP or repliers...If the room acoustics isn't balanced no tweak or component upgrade will matter... 
What is missing here?
If you had told me the price up front I could have quoted the ending pretty much word for word without ever reading the review,though it is missing the comparison to an even more expensive amp that was much better overall... 
Arcam A85 integrated receiver speaker match
I don't know where you been reading the S40's are hard to drive because that is ABSOLUTE CRAP!¬†They are EXTREMELY easy to drive,6 ohm nominal,NEVER drop below 6 ohms & are impedance corrected so as to have almost linear impedance phase...Your ... 
JBL 43xx va Harbeth 40.x
EVERYTHING you like about the JBL is EXACTLY WHY they shouldn't even be mentioned in the same breath as the Harbeth M40.2's(never heard 40.1's)..The JBL is designed to impress in a short demo.Bass has slam but tonal purity & definition are NON... 
Which speaker wire does this hook up to?
OP since you'll have a multi meter you'll need a tube amp to bias hahahaha.... 
Which speaker wire does this hook up to?
^^^That is a Tone Generator which requires a transmitter & receiver,YES works great BUT more $,more batteries,less usefulness compared to a Multi Meter...