Rega Planar 2 vs Thorens TD 170-1

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Rating 5 5

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Overall
Rega Planar 2
8.4
Thorens TD 170-1
7.8
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Product

Rega Planar 2
Thorens TD 170-1

Model

Planar 2
TD 170-1

Brand

Rega
Thorens

Reviews

129
18

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Needle pressure, g

2.5
1.5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Stylus model

Rega Carbon
Ortofon OM10

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Motor type

DC
DC

Platter type

acrylic
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45, 78

Torque

>4.5 kgf-cm

Wow and flutter, %

0.1

Tonarm

Material

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 20000kHz
20Hz - 22000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

65
68

Specifications

Operation type

manual
automatic

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Power consumption, W

3
1.5

Other

has not
has not

Connectivity

RCA

1
1

AUX

0
0

USB

0
0

Bluetooth

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

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  • 8.4
  • 7.8
  • 8.4Rega Planar 2
  • 7.8Thorens TD 170-1

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