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Rega Planar 6

$1,875.00$4,120.00

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The Planar 6 is constructed around a unique ultra-light foam core plinth and laminates. The Planar 6 features the RB330 tonearm and a dual layer float glass platter.
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Rega Planar 6 Product Details

The Rega Planar 6 is built around the huge success of the RP8 and RP10 turntables. It is the first new Rega turntable to be constructed with an ultra lightweight Tancast 8 polyurethane foam core plinth (a material developed for the aerospace industry). This material is sandwiched between a new HPL (high pressure laminate). HPL is exceptionally thin whilst extremely rigid and is presented in a stunning Polaris matt grey finished with high gloss polymer black edge trim.

The Rega Planar 6 now benefits from a single piece, machined aluminum sub-platter, a new 24v motor hand tuned and matched to its own NEO power supply and custom drive pulley fitted with our upgrade drive belt as standard.

The Neo PSU uses the RP10 DSP (digital signal processing) generator built upon a high stability crystal. The DSP generator will divide the accurate signal from the crystal to the exact frequency required to turn the platter at the selected speed. The DSP generator will also produce a near perfect sinusoidal waveform to drive the motor. This, along with an efficient drive amplifier, generates a 24V AC balanced signal of less than 0.15% distortion, which is completely un-affected by any changes in the mains/line voltage and conditions. This then drives the turntables anti-vibration circuit, which is situated beneath the turntable.

Rega Planar 6 Key Features:

  • NEO power supply.
  • Super lightweight foam core plinth.
  • Plinth laminate: New Polaris HPL (high pressure laminate). Non-marking matt finish scratch resistant high rigidity skin.
  • Available in one finish ‘Polaris Grey’ matt finish with high gloss black polymer edge trim.
  • Upgrade white drive belt fitted as standard.
  • Custom dual layer smoked / clear float glass platter.
  • Single piece aluminium sub platter.
  • Custom machined high precision drive pulley.
  • Patent pending, ultra-low friction central brass hub.
  • Rega’s double brace technology, with integral custom matched aluminium tonearm and hub pillars to ensure maximum rigidity and accuracy.
  • RB330 handmade precision tonearm with custom stainless weight.
  • New high spec Rega 24v low noise synchronous motor – each motor matched by hand to its own NEO PSU ensuring optimum anti-vibration control.
  • New smoked dust cover.
  • New aluminium foot trims and Planar style feet.
  • Available with Ania MC cartridge factory fitted / Discount available when factory fitted.

Specs

General

Power Supply – AC120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption – 14 W Approx. 0.2W (Standby)
Dimensions (W x H x D) – 17-27/32 x 6-13/16 x 14-21/32 inch
Weight – Approx. 39.7lbs
Accessories – Turntable, Turntable sheet, Dust cover, EP record adaptor, Balance weight, Auxiliary weight(S), Auxiliary weight(L), Head shell, Overhang gauge, Screw set for cartridge, PHONO cable, PHONO earth lead, AC power supply cord, Screw set for turntable, Owner’s Manual

Terminals

Audio Output – PHONO (Pin Jack) x 1, EARTH TERMINAL x 1

Tonearm Section

Type – Universal Static Balance
Effective Length – 230mm (9-1/16″)
Overhang – 15mm (19/32″)
Tracking Error Angle – Within 2° 32’ (at the outer groove of 30cm(12″) record), Within 0° 32’ (at the inner groove of 30cm(12″) record)
Offset Angle – 22°
Arm-height Adjustment Range – 0 – 6 mm
Stylus Pressure Adjustment Range – 0 – 4 g (direct reading)
Head Shell Weight – Approx. 7.6 g
Applicable Cartridge Weight Range – (without auxiliary weight) 5.6 – 12.0g 14.3 – 20.7g (including headshell) (with small auxiliary weight) 10.0 – 16.4g 18.7 – 25.1g (including headshell) (with large auxiliary weight) 14.3 – 19.8g 23.0 – 28.5g (including headshell)
Cartridge Mounting Dimension – JIS 12.7 mm Interval
Head Shell Terminal Lug – 1.2 mm φ 4-pin Terminal Lug

Turntable Section

Type – Direct Drive Manual Turntable
Turntable Speeds – 33 1/3, 45, 78 rpm
Adjust Range – ±8%, ±16%
Starting Torque – 3.3 kg・cm (2.8 lb-in)
Build-up Characteristics – 0.7 s. from standstill to 33 1/3 r/min
Wow And Flutter – 0.025% W.R.M.S. (JIS C5521)
Rumble – 78dB (IEC 98A Weighted)
Turntable Platter – Brass and Aluminum diecast combined, Diameter 332mm (13-5/64″), Weight:About 3.6kg (7 15/16 lb) (Including rubber sheet)

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