Rega : Planar 8

£2,599.00

Price Includes Factory Fitted Apheta 3 Cartridge.

Please Contact Us If You Require A Different Configuration.

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Description

The Planar 8 was inspired by the ultimate Rega turntable, the ‘Naiad’. Rega decided early on that instead of an evolution of the previous RP8, the new Planar 8 was to be developed and engineered to encapsulate the essence of ‘Naiad’ at a more affordable price. Their aim was to deliver a level of performance far beyond what has been achieved at this price point before.

Every aspect of the Planar 8 is engineered to extract as much detail from the vinyl surface as possible. They have used the most advanced materials and engineering solutions built around a supremely lightweight plinth to ensure the greatest level of performance.The Planar 8 is supplied with the new RB880 tonearm and Neo PSU as standard which offers electronic speed change, advanced anti-vibration control and user adjustable electronic fine speed adjustment to ensure total accuracy and control over the motor. The outer frame of the previous model has now been removed and a new stylish, removable, single piece dustcover has been introduced further reducing the overall mass of the turntable.

Technical Specifications

  • Ultra lightweight plinth
  • DB Technology (Double Brace Technology) “Mass absorbs energy – lost energy equals lost music”!
  • RB880 tonearm
  • Low Mass Hub bearing assembly
  • Super flywheel effect triple layer glass platter
  • 24v Low noise motor assembly
  • EBLT Drive Belt
  • Neo PSU
  • Apheta 3 moving coil cartridge fitted
  • Dimensions : Turntable (with dustcover fitted)
    • Width 420mm
    • Depth 315mm
    • Height 125mm
    • Weight 4.2Kg
  • Dimensions : Neo PSU
    • Width 180mm
    • Depth 155m
    • Height 50mm
    • Weight 0.6Kg