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At the moment, I don't know of any plate amps that are 2 ohm stable. It is a shame that there are not more offerings in the plate amp dept. The most powerful seems to be the new Elemental Designs 1300w plate amp. It is very affordable, but has not been tested for real world output.
The Nady and Behringer amps referenced above are not plate amps. So, I am not sure why/how they got mentioned.
It sure would be nice if there were a, say 2000+ watt plate amp in 2/4 ohm stable form. It would be hugely popular for the DIY crowd.
Some amps are built quite a bit more solidly and have better protection circuits. There may be amps that might tolerate a 2 ohm load and not complain or shutdown. The trouble is you have to test this theory at your own risk. It will certainly void the warranty and may even burn up the amp in the process...