so after much research and reading the endless posts on here, I think I'm gonna go with the Jolida 302BRC. It uses the EL34 tube, has a remote, and a sub out so I can use my HSU vtf woofer.
Video: Samsung PN648500AF, Panasonic TC-P60GT50
Audio: Onkyo TX-NR818 with B&K Reference 200.7, Behringer iNuke 3000DSP for subs
Speakers: Klipsch RF-7 II's, RC-64, RS-62's RSW-15, Dual DIY Stereo Integrity 18" Subwoofers
Misc: Xbox 360, PS3 Slim, Wii U, Apple TV, Chromecast