For those who prefer a more elegant look, and yet don‘t want to do without the numerous special design features of this manufacturer – which will be mentioned later –, there is the smaller Double X Neo, as well as the new Verona Neo.
Since 2020, Vertere’s DG-1S Dynamic Groove and PHONO-1 MKII L have clinched ‘Best Product’ What Hi-Fi? Awards, marking an unprecedented record. Astonishingly, this achievement extends into a fourth consecutive year, affirming their exceptional quality.
If you have the requisite funds, and are in the market for a new vinyl replay system, I would
insist that you put this Vertere set up at the top of your list to audition. It sounds amazing, is built
to the highest standards and should give you many years of musical joy.
With perfect weather replacing the previous day’s rain, we drove for a couple of hours past rolling hills and fields of bright yellow rapeseed flowers until we arrived in the small town of Süssen, home of Acoustic Signature turntables.
THERE’S THAT WORD AGAIN—“NEW.” Probably the most overworked adjective in high-end audio and merchandizing in general, you see it everywhere and constantly—in advertisements, in manufacturer copy, in showroom banners (and salesmen’s mouths), and, God knows, in equipment reviews (including this one).
Traditionally product development at Vertere comes from two sources: A tranquil eureka moment for Touraj or conversations with distribution – a Push or Pull approach.