Rega Planar 3 vs Sony PS-HX500

Planar 3 vs PS-HX500 comparison chart

Overall
Rega Planar 3
8.6
Sony PS-HX500
7.4
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Rating 5 5
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Product

Rega Planar 3
Sony PS-HX500

Model

Planar 3
PS-HX500

Brand

Rega
Sony

Reviews

7
122

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Needle pressure, g

2.5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Stylus model

ATN-3601

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Motor type

AC
DC

Platter type

glass
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>4.5 kgf-cm
>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow and flutter, %

0.1
0.25

Tonarm

Material

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 20000kHz
20Hz - 20000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

75
50

Specifications

Operation type

manual
manual

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Power consumption, W

3

Other

has not
has not

Connectivity

RCA

1
1

AUX

0
0

USB

0
1

Bluetooth

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

44.7 x 11.7 x 36/17.3 x 4.3 x 14.1
10.4 x 43 x 36.6/6.2 x 18.5 x 16.3

Weight, kg/pounds

6/13.2
2.8/6.2

Other

Release year

2016
2016
Rega Planar 3
Sony PS-HX500
Rega Planar 3
Sony PS-HX500

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.6
  • 7.4
  • 8.6Rega Planar 3
  • 7.4Sony PS-HX500