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Rega P1

2-Speed Belt-Drive Turntable

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Rega P1


The Rega P1 is a 2-speed, belt-driven turntable with a 12V AC synchronous motor.

The completely British-made P1 features the brand new Rega RB100 tonearm which is loosely based on the earlier RB250.

Features include a high quality main bearing, sub-platter assembly and stabilised MDF platter for excellent speed stability and an Ortofon OM5e moving magnet cartridge.

Rega sound quality at an unrivalled price.


Drive method: belt drive

Motor: 12V AC synchronous

Platter: MDF

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Cartridge: Ortofon OM5E


instruction/owners manual  English

instruction/owners manual  Francais

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frequency converter etc for p1

I have a Rega P1 i bought in Europe that runs on 220 V/50 Hz, I have moved back to the states and want to play it here. I have a voltage converter to 110 but the hertz is different, so it has caused it to play fast. Is there a way to convert the hz so it will play in the US ? Searching for Rega on the web has not been helpful, the rega website doesn't even have a email.


Rega P1

How to connect ground wire to Rega P1?

Gone to ground

As with all Rega turntables the P1 grounds the arm via one of the signal grounds (usually the R/H channel). Connecting an additional ground wire can produce a loop and induce hum.