“The Rega Planar 1 produced a bigger, more detailed sound than any other turntable I tested, and it sets up in less than a minute.”
Featured in New York Times’ 2017 Gift Guide.
Rega Planar 1 Vinyl Turntable is one of the most user-friendly turntables of the company till date that is built with the new Rega designed, zero play, bespoke bearings and features a brand new RB110 tonearm for ultra-low friction performance.
The Rega Planar 1 Vinyl Turntable comes with a Rega Carbon cartridge as standard as well as a 24v, synchronous AC motor with a new Printed Circuit Board (PCB) motor and an aluminum pulley providing better speed stability and low noise.
The turntable comes with a latest motor cover tray with integrated cooling as well as 23mm, higher mass, brand new, a phenolic platter with better flywheel effect.
Located on the underside of the turntable is a brand new Thermoset, gloss laminated plinth, and a re-designed brass main bearing remove stress on the bearing and provide improved fit. The turntable is fitted with newly improved feet to decrease vibration transfer and increase stability.
It has a Plug and Play design that can be set-up in under thirty seconds, low-vibration and high-quality motor and factory fitted carbon moving magnet cartridge. The turntable weighs 4.2 kg and has dimensions of 11.7 cm x 44.7 cm x 36 cm.
The Rega Planar 1 Vinyl Turntable has numerous awards to its name including ‘What Hi-Fi? Awards 2017 – Best Turntable £200-£500’, ‘Best turntable under £500 award 2016’, ‘Long Live Vinyl – Gear of the Year Award 2017’, ‘Diapason d’Or HiFi 2016/2017’ and ‘2017 Sound Image Award’. It is priced at USD475.