Rega Planar 2
2-Speed Manual Turntable
The Planar 2 features an unsprung chipboard plinth on rubber feet, originally bordered by a wooden trim.
Drive is via a compliantly mounted AC Synchronous motor with simple phase shift power supply, through an O-ring type belt.
The top platter is a heavy glass design with a felt mat, sitting on a plastic sub platter.
Early models were fitted with the Acos manufactured R200 tonearm, with later units benefiting from the British made RB250 tonearm, a simplified version of the classic RB300.
Drive method: belt drive
Motor: 110V AC synchronous
Speeds: 33 and 45rpm
If you are very pitch sensitive then the Rega might pose problems, otherwise the overall sound quality is such that it gains a warm recommendation - HiFi Choice 1984
A remarkable product at the price, surprisingly articulate and confident - £185 HiFi Choice 1992
brochure - alternativeroute
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