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  1. Loomah

    Rega planar 3 and beyond

    Hi I have a Rega Planar 3. A proper old one from around 1986. When bought it was paired with a NAD 3020e amp which was later superseded by a Marantz PM6003 amp both of which worked wonderfully. However the turntable has spent a lot of time out of favour, for one reason or another but is now...
  2. GAJA1971

    For Sale Hifiman HE-1000 SE Planar Headphones, Original box and cables, good condition

    Hifiman HE-1000 SE Planar Headphones, Original box and cables, good condition Superb Audiophile open back headphones. "Full Set", with original leather box, 3 original Hifiman connection cables, XLR, 6.5MM AND 3.5MM. The HE1000SE Headphones from HiFi Man draw on the acclaimed HE1000v2 with a...
  3. vectra1

    Rega Planar 1 ?

    Hi Guys. Looking at adding a Turntable to my system Thought a Rega Planar 1 would satisfy my needs. Rest of my system is : Rotel A11 Tribute amp and CD 11 Tribute cd player. I have a couple of questions. 1) The Rega has a Carbon cartridge included. The A11 is ready for an MM cartridge, Would...
  4. C

    New system suggestions around Riga Planar 3

    Hi all, first post! :) After recent move and new rooms geography, I'm setting up a new vinyl-only system. I got my hands on a used Rega Planar 3, so I'm very excited about that! After reading the Rega io review here, and seeing that price, I figured that would be a no brainer. I also intend...
  5. wate49

    Help choose please: Thorens TD 402 Dd vs. Rega Planar 3

    Dear fellow vinyl lovers, I am now using the Audio Technica LP3 as my first turntable for a year now and am looking for an upgrade. I am deciding between the Thorens TD 402 Dd and the Rega Planar 3. I understand that both of them are manual turntables and rated quite high in terms of quality...
  6. S

    Rega planar 1/Sony ps 22 please help

    Hi everyone advice please, I’ve got a teac ar 650 mk 2 amplifier that has a built in phono stage I want to run two turntables off it independently a rega planar 1 and a Sony ps 22. Only one deck will be used at a time and I was wondering is there a way that they can both be plugged into the...
  7. matej86

    Rega Planar 6 dust cover

    Hi everyone I've recently come into ownership of a Rega Planar 6 and had a query around the dust cover. To get the lid to stay open it has to be lifted straight up to 90 degrees to the table, it won't just float in the air at say a 70 degree angle. Is this how it's actually supposed to be or...
  8. P

    Rega Planar 1 - plinth cleaning tips

    Hi I’ve just setup my system & loving my new Matt black Rega Planar 1 turntable. However, as delicate & careful as I try to be I notice it seems to be prone to leaving fingerprint marks Other than wearing gloves, anyone experiencing similar issues & any hints or tips on how best to clean...
  9. Jenz

    Recommend me Planar and Closed Back Headphones @£500?

    I have an incoming Drop THX 789 Headphone Amplifier and it's matching Balanced Grace Dac, upgrading from a JDS Labs Atom + JDS OL USB Dac. I would like some recommendations on Closed Balanced Headphones to purchase and I would like to also try a Planar Headphone. Budget would be £500 each. I...
  10. M

    Rega Exact vs. Nagaoka MP-150 vs. Golding 1042 for Rega P6/Planar 6

    Recently bought a second hand Rega P6 (less than 2 years old) and the Exact cartridge probably needs replacing. Am toying with either Nagaoka MP-150 or a Goldring 1042 as an alternative to the Exact 2 (which was supplied with the original purchase). Would be good to hear anyone's thoughts about...
  11. B

    Rega IO vs Brio - Paired with Planar 3

    HI all, Long time lurker, first time poster. I recently upgraded my TT to a Planar 3, and speakers to B&W 607. This has led me to wanting to change my amp. I currently have a Pioneer A10. The room i listen in isn’t big, about 3mx3m, and I don’t listen at loud volumes (about 1/4 to 1/2 a turn...
  12. deefadog

    Planar PD7010 Bulb help or alternative Projector

    Morning all, I have had my Planar PD7010 projector for around 8 years, it has had light use but used every week or so. The bulb is now coming to its end of life and by looking around the web they are very expensive, more than i paid for the unit 8 years ago lol. So, does anyone know of a cheap...
  13. Sambam

    Rega Planar 1 - Carbon Cartridge

    Hi, I got Rega Planar 1 - Carbon Cartridge as a gift I have marshal speakers. Will I need preamp to connect the rega lp to the speakers? If yes any recommendations of a preamp?
  14. D

    Rega Planar 2 + io + Oberon 5?

    I’m looking to return to vinyl, and was originally planning with a budget of around £1000. This aligned to Rega Planar 1 + io + Oberon 1 (but no speaker stands which I’d also need). Aesthetically, I’d love floor standers. I’m considering pushing budget a little further to £1350, which would...
  15. F

    Rega planar cartridge

    I’ve recently came into ownership of a Rega Planar 3 produced in 1996. I’m pretty certain it’s still got on the original cartridge a Rega Elys 1, I’d like to replace the cartridge for something better and I have no experience with turntables. What cartridges can anyone recommend me buying...
  16. Pollywoggle

    Question How long are the rca leads on the Rega Planar 1

    Can anyone tell me the length, I can’t seem to find this info and I wonder if they would reach my receiver that’s a couple of meters away. Doesn’t seem to be any photos of the rear of the TT anywhere, I believe the cables are fixed?
  17. M

    Upgrade Marantz PM7000N for better phono stage with KEF LS50

    Hi - my first post. During Covid-19 lockdown, my 20 year old Arcam amp had its chips. So started the search for a new amp. I decided on a Marantz PM7000N thinking it would be good for the Google smart speakers i have (which isn't that great with voice controls) and the KEF LS50s i've got. It...
  18. M

    Rega Planar 3 Upgrades

    Hi there, Looking at some potential upgrades to my 2016 Planar 3 / Elys 2. Current setup: - Brio-R integrated amp Neo PSU White belt Had a look around various forums, and quite a few people suggesting cart and sub-platter upgrades can make a big difference. Lots of people saying the...
  19. Funkoid

    Question Project Debut 3 to Planar 2?

    I have one of the older Project Debut 3 editions with OE5 cart, the steel platter was replaced with an acrylic one and in honesty, the belt is probably due a replacement. I've been toying with transitioning to another for a while instead of throwing a new cart at it. I originally wanted a...
  20. J

    New to DIY. Help with Rega Planar 2 RCA replacement

    Hi, hope you can help with what is probably a stupidly simple question ... I have inherited a Rega Planar 2 turntable (nice) but the RBS phono plugs have been snipped off. I was going to just attach new plugs (solderless) but I'm stuck. The two wires coming out of the turntable seem to be just a...
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