Well, last weekend I demoed Bryston electronics with the newe Dynaudio Special Forty (40th anniversary model) speaker, which are stunning to look at, but the mix was not very good in my book. The Bryston was ok, good, in reproduction, but with the Dynaudio it was cold and generic sounding. When we swapped in the Prima Luna 45 watt (I think) tube integrated it was so much better. In fact it was excellent. Bryston might be good with a speaker that is a bit too warm, but with an exacting speaker with a lot of detail Bryston can be too much. I get better more appealing sound out of my desk top Audioengine speakers. That's my problem with buying new monitors. Things sound really good in reviews but in person it can be a whole other ball game. My wife thinks I like listening to speakers not buying them. That's not true, the problem is that I am looking for something very special, and it is almost impossible to hear the right mix. In the Salk family, the only mix that seems right at this point is the Exotica 3 monitors with the Raven Audio Nighthawk LE tube amp. I bet that would be a killer combo, but who knows?!