Rega Planar 3 Turntable


Colour: Red
Rega Elys 2 Cartridge: No
Price:
£599

Description

*Available for click and collect from our Lincolnshire showroom only. We cannot ship this item due to a contract with Rega. Please get in touch with any queries.

The iconic Planar 3

Rega has pioneered the use of lightweight rigid plinths. Clever use of lightweight particulate core with a highly rigid phenolic resin skin became the foundations of the high level of performance achieved by the now iconic original Planar range.

The new Planar 3 takes this design philosophy to the next level. A lightweight acrylic laminated plinth strengthened using a new improved double brace system mounted specifically where the increased rigidity is required (between the tonearm mounting and the main hub bearing) which forms a structurally sound “stressed beam” assembly. This rigid plinth design prevents energy absorption and unwanted resonance, which will add unnatural distortions to the music. Equally, heavier mass can transfer more unwanted energy, such as motor or bearing noise directly into the rotating record. The use of braces instead of the complete skin allows double thickness phenolic resin in these key areas while providing further weight reduction to the plinth which directly addresses the issue of mass absorption and unwanted energy transmission.

Check out our blog post talking about why we think Rega are such a great manufacturer, and our relationship with the company. 

KEY FEATURES

  • What Hi-Fi? Product of the year 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • RB330 precision tonearm
  • Rega Elys 2 cartridge factory fitted (optional)
  • Double brace technology
  • 24 V low noise, low vibration motor
  • 12 mm float glass opti-white polished platter
  • Supplied with clear dust cover as standard.
  • Compatible with Rega Neo turntable power supply (sold separately)
  • High gloss plinth with three colour options
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacture defects

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