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FIVE STARS for Dark Sabre from

25. April 2024

What HiFi? Review!
We’re delighted to announce that – in it’s recent review – leading tech magazine What HiFi? awarded our next generation Dark Sabre MM cartridge five stars!

In their review, available online now, What HiFi asks, “Is this the ultimate moving magnet cartridge?”

“As we listen…we are aware that [Dark Sabre] digs up far more information from the record groove. It reveals more in terms of instrumental textures and defines the shape of notes with greater precision. The Dark Sabre delivers more in the way of muscle too, rendering larger-scale dynamic shifts with more heft and confidence.”

“While it is possible to get some rather tasty moving coils at this level…we think that the Vertere Dark Sabre is talented enough to stand tall against such competition.

In conclusion, if you are looking to buy a cartridge at this level don’t ignore the Dark Sabre. It is something of a gem.”

The Ear gives Dark Sabre it’s Best Buy award!

12. Februar 2024

We’re delighted to announce that – in its first dedicated review – our next generation MM cartridge Dark Sabre has received The Ear’s coveted Best Buy award!

Here’s a taste of what Chris Kelly’s report had to say…
“…a product that will encourage all open-minded audio folk to recalibrate their expectation of what a moving-magnet cartridge can do. It is going to win a lot of hearts and minds, and deservedly so.”

“The Dark Sabre seemed to lift more information from those precious grooves than any of its predecessor cartridges, and suddenly I realised that I was not listening to a very expensive moving magnet but to a genuine audio bargain.”

AV Forums give the Vertere cartridge range their ‘Best Buy’ award!

7. Februar 2024

We’re delighted to announce that our XtraX, Mystic, Sabre, and Dark Sabre cartidges have all received AV Forums’ coveted Best Buy Award!

Here’s what they had to say…
“What we have here…is a quartet of models that offer a fuss free, accurate but unfailingly musical take on the business of extracting information from the grooves of a record…you will have to work rather harder to find better ones.”

ON XTRAX…
“It is able to go at your records like a small purple vacuum cleaner; seemingly hoovering information out of the grooves you would swear blind wasn’t there and then ensuring that what you are presented with isn’t some form of sensory overload but an utterly natural take on the recording itself.”

 

MG-1 MKII – The Ear’s top hi-fi picks of 2023

8. December 2023

We’re delighted to announce that the MG-1 MKII, Imperium, Mystic and PHONO-1 MKII L, have been selected as part of The Ear’s top hi-fi products of 2023! Here’s what they had to say…

“2023 saw the third visit of the excellent Vertere MG1 to my system, but this time with significant upgrade in the shape of the Imperium motor drive unit and the Phono1 MkII phono stage set up to get the best out of Vertere’s own Mystic moving coil cartridge. The only word to describe to the sound from this record player is epic. In this instance it makes perfect sense to entrust the whole business of extracting the maximum amount of musical information from one’s precious vinyl to Vertere founder Touraj Moggadham’s extraordinary skill as an audio system designer. This is a phenomenal vinyl replay system.”

DG-1S, Sabre and PHONO-1 MKII L Comes Recommended by AUDIOGRADE

13. November 2023

We are delighted to share with you the latest DG-1S, Sabre and PHONO-1 MKKII L package review from AUDIOGRADE.

“While this bundle may be entry level for Vertere, it’s clear that every element has been considered despite its place on the brand’s ladder. Sonically the DG-1S is a cohesive performer, with a sense of scale and body that in some ways defies its looks, with a beguiling sense of rhythm and timing to boot.

The Phono-1 is MKII L is perhaps the unsung hero of the group, with a quality sound and so many settings, few cartridges will be left wanting. All combined this is a thoroughly modern package that’s right were hi-end vinyl replay should be in 2023, rich in innovation, unique in style and with sounds to match.”

Introducing the New XtraX and Dark Sabre Vertere High-Resolution Phono Cartridges

19. October 2023

At Vertere, we take cartridge design very seriously. From the earliest point of product conception, every cartridge in our range is expected to meet rigorous and exacting standards of objective record reproduction. Put simply, we don’t introduce additions to our cartridge product line lightly.

That’s why we’re especially excited to announce the introduction of not one, but two brand new cartridges to the Vertere product range. We’re delighted to present the next generation of Vertere cartridges – XtraX and Dark Sabre.

XtraX – The new pinnacle for cartridge design
Representing a major leap forward in moving coil cartridge design, XtraX defies expectation at every level – from its nude diamond micro-elliptical stylus and telescopic cantilever, to its single-piece aluminium chassis and four-point generator fixing. XtraX achieves previously unattainable levels of musical connection, presence, and jaw dropping harmonic definition, bringing your music to life like never before.

Dark Sabre – Transformational design, stunning reproduction
Introducing a revolutionary new level of musical clarity and definition. Dark Sabre builds on the success of its sister cartridge with an all-new fixing formation, single piece chassis and steeper profile for vastly optimised weight distribution and surface traction. Along with its micro-elliptical nude diamond stylus and telescopic cantilever, Dark Sabre sits among the most cutting-edge moving magnet cartridges available today.

Vertere New High-Resolution Phono Cartridge Line-Up

WHAT HI-FI AWARDS 2023

DG-1S & PHONO-1 MKII L win for fourth consecutive year!

12. October 2023

Since 2020, both the Vertere DG-1S Dynamic Groove and the PHONO-1 MKII L have received coveted ‘Best Product’ What Hi-Fi? Awards in their relevant categories – a record we’ve been immensely proud of here at Vertere.

And now – incredibly – that record has continued into a FOURTH consecutive year!

We’re delighted to reveal that, once again, both products have won prestigious 2023 What Hi-Fi? Awards in their respective category and price point classes.

For more than 40 years, What Hi-Fi? has been one of the most respected sources of hi-fi reviews, with its annual awards among the most influential – not just in the UK, but internationally, thanks to Whathifi.com’s global reach.

To help you share the good news with your customers, we’ve created a range of social media assets, which you can find here along with the Award logos themselves. You can also create your own digital assets using a range of Vertere images and the award logos too, from our resources site too.

Thank you for your continued support,
The Vertere team

DG-1S Named Outstanding by HiFi & Music Source

3. Avgust 2023

We are pleased to share with you the latest DG-1S review from HiFi & Music Source that awards the turntable its coveted ‘Outstanding’ award badge. 

“Touraj said at the Whittlebury show he was looking for increased musicality; this turntable is tactile, engaging and emotional at every level, and they’ve done it.  If this is your budget I would unreservedly recommend an audition.  If the DG-1 was outstanding, it is hard to think how the DG-1S could be anything other than the same, maybe we should add a ‘very’ to the award!”

Introducing Vertere Resources

22. June 2023

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new digital asset management portal, Vertere Resources.

Having quick and easy access to our latest marketing materials is essential for promoting the Vertere brand globally. With Vertere Resources, we’ve created a central hub where you can access up-to-date marketing assets, training materials, adverts, PR and more at any time.

Vertere Resources will be updated regularly to ensure you have new marketing materials to share with your customers.

Here’s what you’ll find on Vertere Resources:

Brand Assets
As well as the standard logos and product images, you’ll find a range of new brand images and videos that explain the Vertere philosophy and ethos. These videos come in a range of lengths and formats so you can use them across all channels, including your website and social media.

Training Materials
We have uploaded a range of training videos, such as setup walkthroughs, to support and your sales team with your customers. You can also find user manuals for all Vertere products too.

Advertising
Find all of our latest digital and print advertising campaigns, available in various formats, for you to use in your own marketing.

PR
All of the latest Vertere press releases, which can be edited to include your local details, to target press in your markets.

All of the latest reviews and awards can still be accessed here.

 

Access Vertere Resources

To gain access to Vertere Resources, simply apply for an account by clicking the link below.

Please spend some time exploring the new asset portal. We will continue to add more resources to the site over time, but please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any suggestions or require further assistance. 

Sabre Wins HiFi Choice Group Cartridge Test!

22. June 2023

Sabre HRC

We are delighted to announce the the Vertere Sabre MM cartridge has been announced the winner of group test by Hi-Fi Choice magazine. In there latest issue, out now, Neville Roberts road tests a range of cartridges – including the Goldring Eroica, Grado Timbre, MoFi MasterTracker, Nagoka JT-80BK and Sumiko Amethyst – but the Vertere Sabre came out tops!

“The Vertere Sabre has me captivated right from the first piece that I spin. It presents a totally believable sound, whether playing a solo instrument or a full orchestra. Bass is tight and punchy, and the midrange and topend clear, refined and totally captivating.”

 

FM ACOUSTICS will again be present at the Hifi DeLuxe Exhibition

8 May 2023

FM ACOUSTICS will again be present at the Hifi DeLuxe Exhibition at the Munich Marriott in Salon 2. 

This year the event will take place from Friday 19 until Sunday 21 of May.

To celebrate 50 years of FM ACOUSTICS, three new products will be introduced.

This year the presentation will be timed and closed door. They will last one hour each. Seats are limited.

To reserve a seat at your preferred date and time, please click the following link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hifi-deluxe-tickets-627089460457

Enjoy presentations by:
Touraj Moghaddam from Vertere
Hari Stukelj of SBH
Hans-Juergen Dorn
and
Manuel Huber of FM ACOUSTICS

Magic moments with the Vertere DG-1S

10 Mar 2023

Vertere_DG1S_The Ear

Unveiling the fabulosity of everything from Freya Ridings to Edgar Winter, The Ear takes the DG-1S record player for a spin and honours it with their “Best Buy” accolade.

“The Sabre and the Vertere DG-1S managed to present the event as a live happening, so much so that the hairs stood up on the back of my neck in anticipation. You really were fully aware of the atmosphere and if you closed your eyes to listen not only could you perceive the communication between the members of the trio, but you could feel the audience sharing the musical journey with them. A huge space, but an essentially intimate coming-together of performers and listeners. Magical.” 

DG-1S Comes Highly Recommended by HIFI CRITC

7 Feb 2023

hifi_critic

We are delighted to share the latest DG-1S review by HIFI CRITIC that awards the record player its ‘Highly Recommended’ badge. 

“The DG-1S manages to build on the performance of the original in every respect, and does so while also going a long way to alleviating my concerns over user-friendliness. This is still a striking – and decidedly unconventional – record player, but it asks very little of its owners in day-to-day use, then goes on to deliver a performance that gives a significant taste of what the larger and more elaborate Vertere models can do.” 

Introducing the New Imperium Motor Drive

All information relating to Imperium is under embargo until 11:00 GMT on Monday 31st January 2022.

We are delighted to announce our new motor drive, Imperium. Imperium’s design derives from Vertere’s Reference motor drive: it includes a simplified power supply and control functions. As a result, it sits above last year’s launch of the innovative Tempo.

Imperium follows quite closely behind the new SG-PTA tonearm and VeRum interconnect cable as the ideal products to match the Vertere SG-1 record player. Demand for Imperium was driven by owners of SG-1 and RG-1 record players looking for a motor drive superior in performance to Tempo, but more affordable than the Vertere Reference motor drive.

Pricing and Availability 
Imperium is available to order now and will sell for £7950.00, 9998€, $11995, CAD$14995, AUS$ 17995. The Imperium packaging includes a motor link and a 2m Redline mains cable. 

Marketing the Imperium Motor Drive
Images and a press release can be downloaded below for use in your own marketing:

  • Update your website with information about Imperium using the new images and press release provided. 
  • Share the news on your own social media channels – create localised paid campaigns to reach a wider audience at low cost 
  • Share any coverage you see about Imperium on your own social channels
  • Use your database to contact any SG-1 or RG-1 customers who may be interested in making a purchase or upgrading their system
  • Share the Imperium press releases with your local press to encourage reviews
  • Consider having a music evening for selected customers to demonstrate the benefits of Imperium

Thank you for your continued support, 
Vertere Acoustics

A press release and images can be downloaded from the links provided below. 

Pricing and Availability 
Imperium is available to order now and will sell for £7950.00, 9998€, $11995, CAD$14995, AUS$ 17995. The Imperium packaging includes a motor link and a 2m Redline mains cable. 

Marketing the Imperium Motor Drive
Images and a press release can be downloaded below for use in your own marketing:

  • Update your website with information about Imperium using the new images and press release provided. 
  • Share the news on your own social media channels – create localised paid campaigns to reach a wider audience at low cost 
  • Share any coverage you see about Imperium on your own social channels
  • Use your database to contact any SG-1 or RG-1 customers who may be interested in making a purchase or upgrading their system
  • Share the Imperium press releases with your local press to encourage reviews
  • Consider having a music evening for selected customers to demonstrate the benefits of Imperium

Thank you for your continued support, 
Vertere Acoustics

Sabre “Outstanding Product” by Hi-Fi News

“I adore the Sabre. It’s richer-sounding than current MMs in my experience, but no less detailed and precise, with plenty of speed and attack for coping with transients. While there’s still a magical warmth to moving-coils which separates them from moving-magnets, this narrows the gap to insignificance.”

Click the link below to read the outstanding three-page review in full. You can also download the reviews and logos to share this news with your customers from Vertere Resources

MG-1 MKII Awarded “Best in Class” by AVForums

“The MG-1 Mk2 is a device that calmly dismantles what you might believe vinyl to be capable of”

“Some products simply let their engineering do the talking and the Vertere is a fine example of this ethos”

“It’s a line in the sand by which I will judge everything else and, as AVForums cruelly lacks a ‘Transcendent Moment’ badge, it is unquestionably a Best In Class”

Click the link below to read the outstanding review in full. You can also download the reviews and logos to share this news with your customers from Vertere Resources

WHAT HI-FI AWARDS 2021

Vertere Wins Best Turntable over £2k & Best Phono Stage over £500!

 

Vertere wins big at the What Hi-Fi Awards 2021 with both the “formidable” DG-1 Dynamic Groove/Magneto turntable and Phono-1 Mk II phono stage, recognised as the best in their category and price point for the second year in a row!

Introducing Vertere Resources

22. June 2023

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new digital asset management portal, Vertere Resources.

Having quick and easy access to our latest marketing materials is essential for promoting the Vertere brand globally. With Vertere Resources, we’ve created a central hub where you can access up-to-date marketing assets, training materials, adverts, PR and more at any time.

Vertere Resources will be updated regularly to ensure you have new marketing materials to share with your customers.

Here’s what you’ll find on Vertere Resources:

Brand Assets
As well as the standard logos and product images, you’ll find a range of new brand images and videos that explain the Vertere philosophy and ethos. These videos come in a range of lengths and formats so you can use them across all channels, including your website and social media.

Training Materials
We have uploaded a range of training videos, such as setup walkthroughs, to support and your sales team with your customers. You can also find user manuals for all Vertere products too.

Advertising
Find all of our latest digital and print advertising campaigns, available in various formats, for you to use in your own marketing.

PR
All of the latest Vertere press releases, which can be edited to include your local details, to target press in your markets.

All of the latest reviews and awards can still be accessed here.

 

Access Vertere Resources

To gain access to Vertere Resources, simply apply for an account by clicking the link below.

Please spend some time exploring the new asset portal. We will continue to add more resources to the site over time, but please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any suggestions or require further assistance. 

Sabre Wins HiFi Choice Group Cartridge Test!

22. June 2023

Sabre HRC

We are delighted to announce the the Vertere Sabre MM cartridge has been announced the winner of group test by Hi-Fi Choice magazine. In there latest issue, out now, Neville Roberts road tests a range of cartridges – including the Goldring Eroica, Grado Timbre, MoFi MasterTracker, Nagoka JT-80BK and Sumiko Amethyst – but the Vertere Sabre came out tops!

“The Vertere Sabre has me captivated right from the first piece that I spin. It presents a totally believable sound, whether playing a solo instrument or a full orchestra. Bass is tight and punchy, and the midrange and topend clear, refined and totally captivating.”

 

FM ACOUSTICS will again be present at the Hifi DeLuxe Exhibition

8 May 2023

FM ACOUSTICS will again be present at the Hifi DeLuxe Exhibition at the Munich Marriott in Salon 2. 

This year the event will take place from Friday 19 until Sunday 21 of May.

To celebrate 50 years of FM ACOUSTICS, three new products will be introduced.

This year the presentation will be timed and closed door. They will last one hour each. Seats are limited.

To reserve a seat at your preferred date and time, please click the following link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hifi-deluxe-tickets-627089460457

Enjoy presentations by:
Touraj Moghaddam from Vertere
Hari Stukelj of SBH
Hans-Juergen Dorn
and
Manuel Huber of FM ACOUSTICS

Magic moments with the Vertere DG-1S

10 Mar 2023

Vertere_DG1S_The Ear

Unveiling the fabulosity of everything from Freya Ridings to Edgar Winter, The Ear takes the DG-1S record player for a spin and honours it with their “Best Buy” accolade.

“The Sabre and the Vertere DG-1S managed to present the event as a live happening, so much so that the hairs stood up on the back of my neck in anticipation. You really were fully aware of the atmosphere and if you closed your eyes to listen not only could you perceive the communication between the members of the trio, but you could feel the audience sharing the musical journey with them. A huge space, but an essentially intimate coming-together of performers and listeners. Magical.” 

DG-1S Comes Highly Recommended by HIFI CRITC

7 Feb 2023

hifi_critic

We are delighted to share the latest DG-1S review by HIFI CRITIC that awards the record player its ‘Highly Recommended’ badge. 

“The DG-1S manages to build on the performance of the original in every respect, and does so while also going a long way to alleviating my concerns over user-friendliness. This is still a striking – and decidedly unconventional – record player, but it asks very little of its owners in day-to-day use, then goes on to deliver a performance that gives a significant taste of what the larger and more elaborate Vertere models can do.” 

Introducing the New Imperium Motor Drive

All information relating to Imperium is under embargo until 11:00 GMT on Monday 31st January 2022.

We are delighted to announce our new motor drive, Imperium. Imperium’s design derives from Vertere’s Reference motor drive: it includes a simplified power supply and control functions. As a result, it sits above last year’s launch of the innovative Tempo.

Imperium follows quite closely behind the new SG-PTA tonearm and VeRum interconnect cable as the ideal products to match the Vertere SG-1 record player. Demand for Imperium was driven by owners of SG-1 and RG-1 record players looking for a motor drive superior in performance to Tempo, but more affordable than the Vertere Reference motor drive.

Pricing and Availability 
Imperium is available to order now and will sell for £7950.00, 9998€, $11995, CAD$14995, AUS$ 17995. The Imperium packaging includes a motor link and a 2m Redline mains cable. 

Marketing the Imperium Motor Drive
Images and a press release can be downloaded below for use in your own marketing:

  • Update your website with information about Imperium using the new images and press release provided. 
  • Share the news on your own social media channels – create localised paid campaigns to reach a wider audience at low cost 
  • Share any coverage you see about Imperium on your own social channels
  • Use your database to contact any SG-1 or RG-1 customers who may be interested in making a purchase or upgrading their system
  • Share the Imperium press releases with your local press to encourage reviews
  • Consider having a music evening for selected customers to demonstrate the benefits of Imperium

Thank you for your continued support, 
Vertere Acoustics

A press release and images can be downloaded from the links provided below. 

Pricing and Availability 
Imperium is available to order now and will sell for £7950.00, 9998€, $11995, CAD$14995, AUS$ 17995. The Imperium packaging includes a motor link and a 2m Redline mains cable. 

Marketing the Imperium Motor Drive
Images and a press release can be downloaded below for use in your own marketing:

  • Update your website with information about Imperium using the new images and press release provided. 
  • Share the news on your own social media channels – create localised paid campaigns to reach a wider audience at low cost 
  • Share any coverage you see about Imperium on your own social channels
  • Use your database to contact any SG-1 or RG-1 customers who may be interested in making a purchase or upgrading their system
  • Share the Imperium press releases with your local press to encourage reviews
  • Consider having a music evening for selected customers to demonstrate the benefits of Imperium

Thank you for your continued support, 
Vertere Acoustics

Sabre “Outstanding Product” by Hi-Fi News

“I adore the Sabre. It’s richer-sounding than current MMs in my experience, but no less detailed and precise, with plenty of speed and attack for coping with transients. While there’s still a magical warmth to moving-coils which separates them from moving-magnets, this narrows the gap to insignificance.”

Click the link below to read the outstanding three-page review in full. You can also download the reviews and logos to share this news with your customers from Vertere Resources

MG-1 MKII Awarded “Best in Class” by AVForums

“The MG-1 Mk2 is a device that calmly dismantles what you might believe vinyl to be capable of”

“Some products simply let their engineering do the talking and the Vertere is a fine example of this ethos”

“It’s a line in the sand by which I will judge everything else and, as AVForums cruelly lacks a ‘Transcendent Moment’ badge, it is unquestionably a Best In Class”

Click the link below to read the outstanding review in full. You can also download the reviews and logos to share this news with your customers from Vertere Resources

WHAT HI-FI AWARDS 2021

Vertere Wins Best Turntable over £2k & Best Phono Stage over £500!

 

Vertere wins big at the What Hi-Fi Awards 2021 with both the “formidable” DG-1 Dynamic Groove/Magneto turntable and Phono-1 Mk II phono stage, recognised as the best in their category and price point for the second year in a row!

Introducing two new Super Groove Precision Tonearms

All information relating to SG-PTA and SG-PTA HB is under embargo until 11am BST on Thursday 7th October 2021.

We are delighted to announce two new high-end tonearms, the SG-PTA and SG-PTA HB. Both models feature significant improvements over their predecessor, SG-1 Tonearm, and have a medium mass for today’s more common and less compliant cartridge suspensions. It’s unique and versatile design also make it an ideal partner for the highest quality cartridges and turntables. 

What’s new?

  • New precision Tri-pivot bearing with ultra-low stiction
  • New Headshell – Aluminium for SG-PTA and Titanium for SG-PTA HB
  • Heavier decoupled counterweight with adjustable outriders for easy azimuth adjustment
  • Heavier sliding effective mass /arm cartridge resonance/tracking weight fine-tuning adjuster
  • Custom Vertere or Vertere HB internal wiring
  • Machined from solid PTFE Arm DIN connector with precision machined Vertere connectors
  • All connections are custom manufactured and triple gold-plated.

Pricing and Availability 
The SG-PTA will retail for £2,000 and the SG-PTA HB for £3,500. Both precision tonearms are available to order now.

Marketing the SG PTA Tonearms
Images, a press release, a manual, brochure and social media assets can be downloaded below for use in your own marketing:

  • Update your website with information about SG-PTA and SG-PTA HB using the new images and press release provided
  • Share the news on your own social media channels – create localised paid campaigns to reach a wider audience at low cost 
  • Share any coverage you see about SG-PTA and SG-PTA HB on your own social channels
  • Use your database to contact anyone who may have been interested in making a purchase or upgrading their system
  • Share the SG-PTA and SG-PTA HB press releases with your local press to encourage reviews

Thank you for your continued support, 
Vertere Acoustics

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