Rega

Planar 1 (2021)

£275

Brand new for 2021, Rega has refreshed the Planar 1 turntable, replacing high gloss finishes with Matt Black and Matt White and upgrading the drive belt. In our opinion, the only entry level deck to consider, performing way above its price point, Rega Planar 1 for 2021 also benefits from being fitted with Rega’s latest EBLT drive belt to further improve performance and speed accuracy. Planar 1 comes fitted with a Rega Carbon cartridge on the RB110 tonearm and requires only to be plugged in; you will be up and running spinning vinyl in under a minute.

Dimensions (lid closed): H 11.7 x W 44.7 x D 36 cm
Weight: 4.2kg

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PLANAR 1 NEW
This multi-award winning ‘Plug and Play’ design utilises Rega’s handmade RB110 tonearm, with pre-set bias and a factory fitted Carbon cartridge. Set-up is possible in under 30 seconds and delivers incredible performance well beyond its price point.

Performance beyond price
A fresh new look for the multi-award winning Planar 1, every single aspect of the Planar 1 has been meticulously designed to improve performance. The Planar 1 uses a bespoke 24 V, low noise, synchronous motor to reduce vibration combined with a hand made RB110 tonearm fitted with Rega designed ultra-low friction bearings. Rega has added its latest drive belt technology the EBLT belt which delivers greater accuracy and improved speed performance. If you are looking to get back into vinyl and want serious performance that will last you a lifetime, then look no further.

KEY FEATURES
EBLT Advanced drive belt fitted as standard
New matt finish for 2021
RB110 tonearm with ultra-low friction play bearings
Factory fitted Carbon moving magnet cartridge
Phenolic resin, flywheel effect platter
High quality, 24 V low noise synchronous motor
Lifetime warranty against manufacture defects

Tonearm
Brand new RB110 tonearm built with the new Rega designed, bespoke, ultra-low friction bearings (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. Ergonomically, designed 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 24 V, synchronous AC motor with a new motor PCB and aluminium pulley offering low noise and better speed stability.

Plinth
Brand new matt finish plinth with vastly improved appearance and ergonomically positioned on/off switch located on the underside. Two stunning plinth finishes available, matt black or matt white.

Central Bearing Housing
Performance brass main bearing, offering improved fit and removing stress on the bearing itself whilst minimising the transfer of potential energy (patent pending).

Platter
23 mm, higher mass, phenolic platter with improved flywheel effect for improved speed stability.

Isolation
Rega’s latest design foot assembly increases stability and reduce vibration transfer.

Motor Cover Tray
Motor cover tray with integrated cooling.

Balance Weight
111 g ‘plug & play’ balance weight

Rega Planar 1 (2021)

Rega Planar 1 (2021)

Technical Specifications

  • Tonearm – Hand assembled RB110 tonearm
  • Cartridge – Factory fitted Carbon moving magnet cartridge
  • Motor – 24 V low noise motor
  • Platter – Phenolic resin platter
  • Dimensions (lid closed) (W x H x D) – 447 x 117 x 360 mm
  • Weight – 4.2 kg