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Rega Planar 1 Turntable

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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. Simply slide the balance weight onto the rear of the tonearm as far as it will go, remove the stylus guard and start spinning your favourite vinyl.

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Every single aspect of the Planar 1 has been meticulously designed to improve performance. For the first time the Planar 1 is now running a 24v, low noise, synchronous motor to reduce vibration transfer combined with our brand new RB110 tonearm fitted with Rega's bespoke zero-play bearings. Only sharing the drive belt, sub-platter and dustcover from the outgoing RP1, this is truly a forward-thinking effort. If you are looking to get back into vinyl and want serious performance that will last you a lifetime, then look no further than the Planar 1.
  • Tonearm - Brand new RB110 tonearm built with the new Rega designed, bespoke, zero play bearings with ultra-low friction performance (Patent Pending). New bias assembly and integrated arm clip. Includes automatic bias adjustment negating the need for the user to set bias, making this the most ‘Plug & Play’ turntable we have ever manufactured. New ergonomically, re-designed and stiffer headshell for improved usability and appearance.
  • Cartridge - Rega Carbon cartridge supplied fitted as standard.
  • 24v synchronous motor - The first entry level Rega turntable to use a 24v, synchronous AC motor with a new motor PCB and aluminium pulley offering low noise and better speed stability.
  • Plinth - Brand new Thermoset, gloss laminated plinth with vastly improved appearance and new ergonomically positioned on/off switch located on the underside. Two stunning plinth finishes available, gloss black and gloss white.
  • Central Bearing housing - Re-designed brass main bearing, offering improved fit and removing stress on the bearing itself whilst minimising the transfer of potential energy. (Patent pending)
  • Platter - Brand new, 23mm, higher mass, phenolic platter with improved flywheel effect for improved speed stability.
  • Re-Designed feet - New improved feet to increase stability and reduce vibration transfer.
  • Motor cover tray - New motor cover tray with integrated cooling.
  • Balance Weight - New 111g ‘Plug and Play’ balance weight.
  • Technical:
  • Plug and Play design, set-up in less than thirty seconds
  • Hand assembled RB110 tonearm
  • High quality, low vibration motor
  • Phenolic resin, flywheel effect platter
  • Factory fitted Carbon moving magnet cartridge
  • Performance Pack aftermarket upgrade available (optional)
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    G.M. Mariano


    Excellent sounding Turntable , and easy to set up! I have fallen in love with an old friend again, the natural sound of Records! Hurray!!!!!!



    I can't say enough about my purchase. The P1 replaced my old Technics SL-BD20 and the upgrade not only provided a better player but it was like getting a whole new collection of records. Paired with an Ortofon Red cartridge, I'm noticing more of the music coming through and far, far less environmental noise. And while it isn't the most aesthetically pleasing table to to look at, I'm far more interested in the auditory performance it has delivered thus far. Huge thanks, too, to the staff at Needle Doctor. I was in on two different occasions to talk about what I wanted and the budget I had to work with, and both times I received informed and helpful guidance. To my surprise, they counseled me away from an unnecessary add-on purchase that wasn't going to do what I thought it would. That's fantastic customer service!