Product Comparison: Rega Planar 1 vs Rega Planar 2


General Specifications
Brand
Rega
Rega
Model
Planar 1
Planar 2
Origin
England
About the Product
The new Planar 1 is the most user friendly Rega turntable to date. Now with preset bias force on the brand new RB110 tonearm, the Planar 1 is set up in seconds after unpacking.
The new Planar 2 was developed over the past two years alongside the recently released Planar 3. Featuring the brand new RB220 tonearm which is packed with groundbreaking new features. A new 24v, low noise motor, acrylic laminated plinth, newly designed central bearing and so much more. Every feature of this innovative new turntable is designed to extract the maximum amount of information and detail from your vinyl collection.
Key Specs
Drive Type
Belt drive
Belt drive
Operation Type
Semi-Automatic
Manual
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Rega Planar 1 Turntable Gloss Black
  • As is typical on budget audiophile decks controls are super-rudimentary.
  • Smooth operation and easy to set up.
  • Easy set up and a great sounding deck. I can’t fault it as it’s as good, if not better than a lot of decks twice it’s price.
  • It was simple to set up, sounds and looks great.
  • Bought to replace an old Marantz deck. The difference is like chalk and cheese. With the Rega you feel you are involved in the music.
Size & Weight
Height
4.5 in.
4.6 in.
Width
17.7 in.
17.6 in.
Depth
15.1 in.
14.2 in.
Weight
12.1 lbs.
12 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Rega Planar 1 Turntable Gloss Black
  • The only set-up necessary was to remove the packing from under the platter and fit the balance weight onto the tonearm.
  • The record player looks amazing too.
  • I love this turntable. It looks beautiful, is extremely easy to assemble and sounds amazing for the price.
  • The quality of the construction makes it a thing of beauty.
  • It's simple, elegant design makes it very attractive to me.
Audio
Record Sizes
7, 12
12
Playable Record Speeds
33 ⅓, 45
33 ⅓, 45
Stylys/Cartridge
Rega Carbon MM cartridge
Rega Carbon cartridge
Integrated Preamp
No
No
What customers say about "Audio"
Rega Planar 1 Turntable Gloss Black
  • The sound of this turntable compared to my previous setup is superb. Really notice the difference and even with using 'PC' type speakers
  • Still, it does a great job on factory fresh premium vinyl, my old records, and some bought from charity shops and record fairs.
  • The music felt totally stable, no obvious speed issues you hear on poor quality turntables but the balance of the sound, the separation and detail is fantastic.
  • This turntable provides levels of audio depth, clarity and subtlety which are simply amazing.
  • Great Turntable for the money. Plays my vinyls in a nice crisp sound.
Features
Control
On/Off switch
Speed control switch
Functions
Vinyl player
Vinyl player
Platter Material
Phenolic
Float glass ‘Optiwhite’
Dust Cover Included
Yes
Yes
Speaker(s) Included
No
No
Interfaces
Stereo RCA audio out
Stereo RCA audio out
Extras
Re-Designed feet, Re-designed brass main bearing, Balance Weight
Re-Designed feet, Motor cover tray - with integrated cooling, Optional lid / plinth protectors - supplied to prevent marks on the plinth and keep it looking its best
What customers say about "Features"
Rega Planar 1 Turntable Gloss Black
  • This is a sonically outstanding turntable for the money. The sounds is dynamic and detailed and been built by Rega, it looks and feels classy too.
  • Well, when it arrived, took about 10 minutes to set up, including the dust lid
  • Very pure and relaxing. the deck is a dream. Very sincere sound. Great depth of sound. Beautiful.
  • OK so it's very simple to set up and the sound quality is very good which is the most important thing i guess.
  • Really pleased with this turntable. Comes with phono cable and everything needed ready to go.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
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