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RE: Can the Audio Research VTM150 story finally be told?

>I have tried to find some backstory on the ARC-Stereophile fracas-for lack
>of a better term-that lasted, what-almost ten years?-following Mike
>Fremer's review of the then-$14,000/pair ARC VTM150's.

You have me puzzled, as Mikey Fremer didn't review the Audio Research
VTM150. He did review the VTM-200 - see link below - in 2001. I don't
remember a fracas, though I think the late Bill Johnson wasn't happy with
the review.

>The review is commendably posted on your website, but nothing in the way
>of a manufacturer response. Yes, I notice that none of the archived reviews
>include manufacturer responses.

I tend to post the manufacturer's comment only when the review is negative.

John Atkinson
Editor, Stereophile


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