Vertere has begun delivery its new digital turntable motor drive, Tempo.
Tempo’s objective is to manage the document participant’s motor and supply a smoother drive with decrease noise and decrease distortion. Like the corporate’s reference motor drive, from which it derives, Tempo makes use of an inside microprocessor to supply digital sine and cosine waves which are transformed into an analogue sign by the onboard DAC. The waveforms are amplified utilizing two bridged amplifiers to energy the motor.
Connection to the document participant is by way of a 7-pin motor hyperlink on the rear and the entrance panel encompasses a mode/velocity selector offering three programmable choices, permitting for simple switching between 33 and 45rpm.
Vertere says that its cautious selection of parts – together with a gold-plated PCB, 4 totally regulated voltage rails powering totally different circuit sections, and eventually Pulse-R drive cables and a separate D-Fi LED energy cable – guarantee a ‘cleaner’ supply of energy to the motor, serving to to scale back noise and distortion.
To maintain the parts remoted from interference, your complete digital, microprocessor and DAC circuitry is shielded twice, first by copper foil after which the entire PCB utilizing stainless-steel.
Vertere expects the Tempo for use with its SG-1 and RG-1 Turntables, hoping that MG-1 clients will migrate in direction of it over time. “It’s fairly shocking how a lot of an enchancment Tempo delivers, provided that the SG motor drive already provides beautifully clear energy. Vertere confidently suggests a listening take a look at,” says the agency’s press launch.
The Vertere Tempo is obtainable now for £2850 ($3995/€3598).
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