Kronos AV
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Vertere
Vertere Acoustics – innovators in quality record players, tonearms and audio cables.
The promise: enhance your system with any Vertere component, and elevate your musical experience. Get close to the live performance in your home.
Our carefully-engineered luxury record player, tonearm and audio cable system make Vertere the best choice for all music lovers and Hi-Fi enthusiasts.
‘Our Philosophy – Maximise your system’s sound by sorting its weakest link first …’ – Vertere

Vertere SG1/RG1 Record player
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  • Regular price £12,500.00
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At the heart of any record player is its main bearing. Vertere RG‐1 record player utilises probably the highest precision bearing assembly designed for a record player. As a result the drive system can rotate the platter assembly absolutely smoothly and silently. Thus the record is presented to the tonearm and cartridge without any unwanted bearing noise. Directly derived from the unparalleled RG‐1 main Bearing, the SG-1 performs second only to the RG‐1. Based on the same design, geometry and similar precision engineering techniques, the SG‐1 bearing is made to our highest standards. Both RG‐1 & SG‐1 main bearings are lubricated with Vertere proprietary formulated L‐1G record player main bearing oil. It is absolutely critical that the record player motor is powered and controlled faultlessly to ensure a full and musical performance of the record player. The SG‐1 Motor Drive does just that. Designed to keep the motor under control providing it with smooth and constant drive. Elegant and simple to use with a ‘super charged’ engine under its bonnet! One look at the record player motor assembly and the depth and innovativeness of its design become apparent. Using precision bearings to articulate the proprietary aluminium alloy motor housing keeps the motor continuously synchronous achieving constant belt tension. Simply put, it drives the platter at constant speed without interference. RG-1 platter assembly is a unique two piece super precision machined aluminium alloy design that provides friction only damping of the platter assembly. The main platter has a critically designed surface profile on its top side that perfectly matches the underside of the reference platter insert. The two parts fit so precisely that the assembly creates a linearly damped, non‐resonant structure. The underside of the main platter is precision machined to provide a perfect fit to the main spindle block for accurate turning. It also has highest peripheral mass to maximise inertia to weight ratio. This ensures constant speed while eliminating undue pressure on the main bearing contact point. Maximum performance, maximum longevity. Topside of the RG‐1 platter insert is precision machined to provide the bonding area for the 2mm cast Acrylic record interface disc. The underside, on the other hand, is done as the precise fit to the topside of the main platter. Six small stainless screws, 3 on the top and 3 on the underside ensure the two pieces are held perfectly in non‐resonant position. SG‐1 platter is a one piece aluminium alloy design based on the RG‐1 platter. It is precision machined to highest tolerances to ensure smooth running and provide necessary inertia to ensure constant speed. Platter/Record interface is a 3mm bonded cast Acrylic disc similar to the RG‐1.

We are still delivering orders as normal. When your order ships you will still receive tracking details. For UK shipments, Our couriers have procedures in place to ensure deliveries are arriving as quickly & safely as possible. Drivers can now sign for your parcels, however will notify you that they have arrived, in order to ensure you receive your parcel. Signing for the parcel has now been stopped temporally for hygiene reasons. Drivers are also working with customer instructions, so you can ask them to leave the parcel in a safe place (doorstep etc...) if you prefer not to come into direct contact with the driver.

Express Deliveries

Express Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. Express Delivery offers delivery in 24-72 hours from time of purchase. We use premium couriers for this service, mainly DPD & Royal Mail. DPD will offer you a one hour window for delivery to make sure someone is at home, or you can reschedule the delivery if no one is around. 

Standard Deliveries

Here at Kronos AV, we have vast experience with e-commerce sales. Making sure that your parcel arrives undamaged is a huge priority for us. That’s why at Kronos AV, we only use premium couriers for all our orders. All our parcels are shipped with DPD or Royal Mail and are always sent Signed For to make sure it gets to the right person. 

If for any reason your parcel does arrived damaged, please get in touch, and we will be happy to get everything resolved for you. We are always on hand to help!

Details

Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. In order to offer FREE delivery to UK customers, we use several premium couriers to ensure your delivery arrives safe.

Most large orders (over 2kg) ship using DPD or DHL courier and smaller orders (under 2kg) by Royal Mail signed for services.

The most appropriate courier will be chosen for the items ordered to ensure the quickest possible delivery.

We can offer very generous trade in offers across the majority of our product range. 

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