Rega Planar 2 vs Thorens TD 170-1

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Product

Rega Planar 2
Thorens TD 170-1

Model

Planar 2
TD 170-1

Brand

Rega
Thorens

Reviews

83
16

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

2,5
1,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

3,5
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, 78

Torque

>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.1

Connections

USB

0
0

RCA

1
1

Other

has not
has not

Controls

Operation type

full manual
full automatic

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Braking system

electronic
electronic

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not
has not

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000
20 - 22000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

65
68

Gain

Output level

4 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

Power

Motor type

DC
DC

Power consumption, W

3
1.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

11.7 x 44.7 x 36 x/4.6 x 17.6 x 14.2
11.9 x 44 x 36/4.3 x 17.3 x 14.1

Weight, kg/pounds

5.5/12.1
4.6/8.8
Rega Planar 2
Thorens TD 170-1
Rega Planar 2
Thorens TD 170-1

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 14.3
  • 9.9
  • 14.3Rega Planar 2
  • 9.9Thorens TD 170-1

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