Thought I'd update the thread I started. Thanks again for all your suggestions/comments. My wife and I ended up auditioning a Luxman 505u (Class A/B, 100 wpc) and 550A (Class A 20 wpc) for about a week. Both amps provide the remote control we were looking for, as well as more power than I would ever need. I was concerned about the 550 not being powerful enough, but 20 wpc in class A was amazing with the HT1's. In fact, both amps provide way more output to levels I really don't care to listen at. Everything I've read says Luxman underrates the power ratings for their amps, and I believe it. After going back and forth for a week, we finally chose the 505u. It just provided the system synergy I was looking for. My wife commented that it was more engaging than the 550, and I'd have to agree with that. I'd have music playing and be working in my office and have to get up and go in the other room and sit down and listen. It has a wide, deep soundstage, great detail, and almost effortless power that just kept drawing me into the music. The 550 also had all the power I'd need, but felt just a little restrained, and its soundstage was more confined than the 505's. Detail and imaging were excellent though, but with a more 'rounded' sound. It just didn't 'engage' us like the 505 did. Both are unbelievable amps, and it was a very difficult choice, but I think we made the right choice. Oh, and I love the power meters too!