Our price includes the matching Lid.
The brand new Rega Planar 1 Turntable is set to be a best-seller in 2016 and beyond! Rega has taken its original best-selling RP1 Turntable and improved every single aspect, considerably! The new Planar 1 model brings us (for the first time) a 24v low-noise synchronous motor that reduces vibration transfer and improves the overall sound considerably. The Planar 1 is also fitted with Rega's new RB110 tonearm containing their unique Zero Play Bearings. The only parts passing from Rega's previous model, the RP1 is the Drive Belt, Sub Platter & Dust Cover.
Rega claims that the new Planar 1 is the most user-friendly turntable they've made thus far. With an almost instantaneous set up, thanks to its preset bias force on the RB110 tonearm, you'll be playing your favourite music in no time. set up is easy and involves sliding the balance weight onto the tonearm, removing the stylus guard and plugging it in.
The brand new RB110 Tonearm on the Planar 1 was built specifically with Rega's new and Patent Pending 'Zero Play' bearings. This advancement allows for an ultra-ultra-low friction performance. Forget having to set the Bias, Rega's new automatic bias adjustment means you can plug & play and enjoy. Alongside all of these changes, the newly redesigned and improved headshell achieves a significant overhaul in usability and appearance.
The Rega Carbon cartridge is fitted to the Planar 1 by standard, but there are lots of options and pathways available to upgrade the Planar 1.
For the first time, Rega has included a 24v synchronous AC motor that would have never previously been found on an entry level model. The Planar 1's Plinth is also a brand new design, with the Thermoset, gloss laminated plinth that includes an improved appearance and better usability, with the new ergonomic on/off switch located on the underside. There are two colour choices here, which are by far the most popular, and you guessed it... Gloss Black & Gloss White.
Everything has been overhauled, including the redesigned central bearing housing that removes stress on the bearing and minimises the transfer of potential energy. The new Platter is a 23mm, high-mass, phenolic platter with an improved flywheel effect for even better speed stability.
The Planar 1 has even gone as far as including new and improved feet to increase stability and decrease vibration transfer, as well as a new motor cover tray for cooling.
The Rega Planar 1 is one serious entry-level Turntable.
Plug & Play - set up has been made so easy Includes the Hand Assembled RB110 TonearmNew 24V Low Vibration MotorPhenolic resin w/ Flywheel effect platterComes Factory fitted with the Rega Carbon CartridgeA performance Pack upgrade is also available