I have pulled my old SDA 1C's out of the back room. Found out that the cross overs need to be redone (like duhh..should have done that a while ago) So they need to go off to VR3 to get fixed.
Now I don't feel it's use full to throw the Onkyo M-504 at them again once there redone. So i'm looking for a power amp that will work well and sound nice with the SDA's.
My first thought is of course the Adcom 555. There are plenty of them out there. Plus plenty of info. If i can find one that has at least been checked, and is "supposed" up to "spec". Pretty much should work fine. Even if it needs some upgrading...not that hard to do for most shops. The Carver amps..(on the other hand need to sent to only a few shops, that really know how to work on these) Plus.... some people on here seem to like them, but it seems to be a love, or hate thing. Meaning you either love the sound, or hate it. Not sure i want to jump on the Carver band wagon. Don't remember hearing the Carver amps. The Adcom stuff i've heard., plus easy to pick up in the $300 buck range. The "flame on" stuff from years back still sticks in my head, about the Carver stuff..altho i'm sure thats not really the case, but they do seem to have more problems then the Adcom amps. If you have any other power amps you think work well with SDA's I'd like to know, and what you think about them. Keeping in mind a used price range of max $400.