IMHO Vertere is the most under-rated and ignored hi-end hi fi brand in Hong Kong.
Now that Chris should have signed the agreement with Touraj and become the new HK distributor, I think Vertere deserves a new and dedicated post in the AE forum.
Chris asked me to take Veretere's top HB Series USB cable for home trial 10 days ago. He claimed that it KO his Crystal Dreamline Plus usb cable easily.
At that time, I gave him just a lukewarm response. I have been using a Totaldac usb cable and a Light Harmonic LightSpeed usb cable happily. The former is in my opinion a best-buy, surpassing many brands/models that are much more expensive. Its musicality/analogue-ness is a heavenly-match with CAS.
But when I inserted the Vertere HB in my audio system, my jaw dropped to floor. It betters both of my usb cables in all aspects at once!
After 'boiling' it for 100 hours, I listened to it again carefully and confirmed that it is the best usb cable that I have ever listened to. It's all-rounded without any obvious pitfall. It has supreme musicality yet the freq extensions and resolution are not compromised. The soundstage is wide and deep and there are so many layers within.
I now tend to believe Chris that the Vertere HB may be the best usb cable in the market! However, I think for