Integrated Amplifier for Sonus Faber Guarneri Evolution

I just purchased second hand SF Guarneri Evo's. They are the nicest looking stand mounted speakers I've seen.

I'm currently driving them with a NAD M33 and I think it is not the right match for them. There is no dynamics and they sound thin to me. I think these speaker have a lot more potential.The speakers are 4 ohms with a sensitivity of 86db. I listen to jazz, blues, instrumental and classical mostly.

My room is about 13 by 17 ft.. I have a Bluesound streamer and a Denafrips Ares II DAC.

I'm open to suggestions or recommendations for a nice Integrated Amp. I have a $10-12K budget. I rather buy it used, since I think I get a better value. I live in the Los Angeles area.





Have heard the Vitus very dynamic aND great sounding. Have heard a LOT of MAC gear over the years and it has NEVER impressed me, lack of dynamics and no body.


Another vote for McIntosh. Consider an MA352. 200wpc into 8 ohms, vacuum tube pre with SS power. Can’t imagine how @rsf507 heard a lack of dynamics and body from any MAC amp. 

If you can find a Rodgers EHF-200 MK2 on the used market you can add a sub giving you the dynamics as well as the beautiful tube sound a perfect match 

I think the folks at McIntosh would beg to differ "McIntosh is made for Sonus faber" maybe Sonos. In the past I have had great results with Simuadio both with separates and  integrated. I have had mediocre results with Sf speakers with McIntosh integrated and hybrid amplification. Moved from Sf to Sonner a few years ago, pairing with amplification has been much easier. FWIW, IMHO, EHAO, OALAH.