Product type: Analogue
The Planar 8 was inspired by the ultimate Rega turntable, the ‘Naiad’. It was decided early on that instead of an evolution of the previous RP8, the new Planar 8 was to be developed and engineered to encapsulate the essence of ‘Naiad’ at an affordable price. The aim was to deliver a level of performance far beyond what has been achieved at this price point before.
Every aspect of the Planar 8 is engineered to extract as much detail from the vinyl surface as possible. Rega have used the most advanced materials and engineering solutions built around a supremely lightweight plinth to ensure the greatest level of performance. The Planar 8 is supplied with the new RB880 tonearm and NEO TT-PSU as standard which offers electronic speed change, advanced anti-vibration control and user adjustable electronic fine speed adjustment to ensure total accuracy and control over the motor. The outer frame of the RP-8 has now been removed and a new stylish, removable, single piece dustcover has been introduced further reducing the overall mass of the turntable.
Available with optional, factory fitted, Ania, Ania Pro or Apheta-3 moving coil cartridges.