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Rega Planar 2 (2016) review

£399.00 Typical price

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The Rega Planar 2 is a record player designed with hi-fi enthusiasts in mind. From the tone arm to the motor, each part has been precision engineered for better sound quality. It's not cheap, but will the price mean that it comes out on top over cheaper record players in our lab testing? Read on to find out.

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  • What is it?
  • What's the sound like?
  • What's it like to use?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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We have tested 60 record players and turntables and found that there are 12 Don't Buys and 10 Best Buys.
Range of Record players and turntable scores
  1. 28%
    Lowest score
  2. 58%
    Average score
  3. 82%
    Highest score
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