Rega Planar 2 vs Pro-Ject Essential III

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Product

Rega Planar 2
Pro-Ject Essential III

Model

Planar 2
Essential III

Brand

Rega
Pro-Ject

Reviews

83
0

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

2,5
3

Supplied headshell weight, g

3,5
5,5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Model

Rega Carbon
Ortofon OM10

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Platter type

acrylic
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>1.6 kgf-cm
>4.5 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.1
0.2

Connections

USB

0
0

RCA

1
1

Other

has not
has not

Controls

Operation type

full manual
full manual

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-0,7

Braking system

electronic
electronic

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not
has not

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000
20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

65
65

Gain

Output level

4 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

Power

Motor type

DC
DC

Power consumption, W

3
4,5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

11.7 x 44.7 x 36 x/4.6 x 17.6 x 14.2
9.5 x 41.5 x 33/4.4 x 16.9 x 13

Weight, kg/pounds

5.5/12.1
5.1/11.1
Rega Planar 2
Pro-Ject Essential III
Rega Planar 2
Pro-Ject Essential III

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 14.3
  • 2
  • 14.3Rega Planar 2
  • 2Pro-Ject Essential III

The Rega Planar 2 is better turntable in this comparison. Check Rega Planar 2 price