Positive Feedback, No. 88 October 2016 EN


There was an improvement of the sound’s purity and transparency, and a better detail retrieval and more colorful presentation were noticeable when the Vertere landed on this rack. This improvement was primarily a result of a “blacker” background, or in other words of the lower background noise level, which is difficult to notice itself but impacts our perception of music. With both turntables on top of Rogoz I tried thumping and jumping around the rack to check whether or not it would influence playback. It didn’t, which proved a good isolation from even significant vibrations this rack provided. I did a test with two tube preamplifiers too – my ModWright LS100 and Air Tight ATC-2. Placing them on 5SMX12/BBS shelves resulted on one hand with deepened saturation of sound that seemed even more natural, organic, on the other hand improved control and precision of presentation.

(Positive Feedback, No. 88 October 2016)