I wrote a big thing on the audioreview message boards last summer about these speakers and the thread ended up getting locked. Funny thing is, there was no flaming within members or anything, it was just locked. It can be found here. Personally, I think it should have been stickied to warn the audio newbie of this scam, instead audioreview would rather sweep it under the rug and let the thread dissapear. I also got a strange pm from someone over there last week, asking me why I wrote it and to email him back with my answer. I did and just said that these things were not a good value. Then I got this email and then there's this recent Nuance thread in HTF forums that Taylor started.
Something just isn't adding up.
George Baker, president/owner of Nuance who apparentley worked with API (Energy, Mirage, Athena, Sound Dynamics) back in the 1970's (but I have never read or heard this as fact) sent me 2 emails. Georges' email at Nuance.com is email@example.com, makes me wonder why I get an email from aol account since any Joe-Blow could make an aol account. If the guy wants to be legit, use his work email at least.
I'm a little skeptical on how valid these emails are, I mean just from the way its worded reminds me of a typical pro Nuance post on the Audioreview boards.
| Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2005 11:17:34 EST |
Subject: Hi there I have some different views on nuance would you like to email back
To: "Michael H"
and forth , in case there is something that we both could learn. george baker ceo and founder. Also the same fellow who started Audio Products International in 1975 with my 2 brothers which went on to become the Energy line and the Energy 22 , and went on to create the Mirage m1 and relaunch Mirage as a high end line. Also helped Paradygm in agreeing to market around each other , because I respected their good products and wanted to help them when they were starting out . There are some things about Nuance that I have decided to change , and think that you could be a valuable person to use to help critique these changes. If interested maybe we both will learn somethings interesting. Thanks in advance for your consideration. george