Let me introduce myself:
I have been curious about the AudioCircle and finally broke down and created an account. My musical passion is jazz, the hardware is a means to listen to it. Having been curious about the low powered single ended tube amplifier and hi efficiency speaker approach to listening I am considering adding a SET tube amp to my hardware collection. Also I will be adding hi-efficiency speakers. At least I believe I will. My musical tastes lean towards jazz with a challenging approach to its presentation, as in avant garde. Otherwise a I lean towards smaller scale music styles and presentation, folk, country blues, baroque classical, some rock, electronic, and ambient. Classic Rock is ok but not my first choice.
What I seek from an SET is clarity, coherence and and believable listening experience. My budget for pursuing this path is moderate.
At this point identifying a suitable speaker is paramount and my current challenge. DIY is not my thing. However, buying someone's DIY might be.
Thanks for allowing me to jin this community.