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    Re: Audio Research REF 160M

    Itís nice that ARC is going to have a lower power and less heat monoblock alternative to the Reference 250SE. It is attractive looking and should be very popular.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jozua View Post
    I do not like the massive gaping hole in the fascia....I can only hope ARC will create the option to buy the amp with a stock standard fascia.
    Itís not a hole. Itís glass with a meter (digital?). I love it. You get to see the tubes glowing and a meter! Best of both worlds.
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    Absolutely gorgeous... to bad I will never be able to afford one

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    Re: Audio Research REF 160M

    I still do not like the look...give me the more easily recognizable distinctive ARC look...

    I suspect the new look also draws a definitive line between the old and new designers at ARC.

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    Hmmmmm, For my part I tend to agree with Jozua on this one.Whilst I love the styling of the GS150 with its large opaque meter panel I find this design to be style too far over function, having said that I haven't seen an image ofthe amp powered up, however I cannot see that swaying me on this one.

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    Dam, every time I look at this I start drooling again!
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    Re: Audio Research REF 160M

    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Myers View Post
    Dam, every time I look at this I start drooling again!
    Me too. Itís going to have Triode mode to boot!


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    Is ARC showcasing it at Axpona?
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