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Rega P2

Rega P2
alaAverage 4.3

6 reviews

Apr, 2014

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Rega P2

 

An unusually deep 22mm platter

Supplied with the high-quality RB250 tonearm, Provides a strong, energetic sound with more rhythmic drive than most, Bass performance is good

Requires a support with decent isolation to perform at its best, Pro-Ject and Goldring decks also include a cartridge for similar money

With only rubber feet for isolation, the P2 is as sensitive to its supporting surface as ever, something that's true of pretty well all solid-plinth turntables to some degree. It delivers much of its characteristically energetic and propulsive sound on...

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Rega P2

 

It doesn't seem all that long ago that Rega stopped making the P2 and apparently handed this sector of the market over to Goldring. It didn't leave the sector entirely, as it actually makes Goldring's GR2, which is a strong rival...

Supplied with the high-quality RB250 tonearm, Provides a strong, energetic sound with more rhythmic drive than most, Bass performance is good

Requires a support with decent isolation to perform at its best, Pro-Ject and Goldring decks also include a cartridge for similar money

This is a welcome return for a classic budget deck from the UK's foremost brand in the field

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Rega P2

 

It left us for a while, but now Rega's classic budget turntable is back new and improved form.

Provides a strong, energetic sound with more rhythmic drive than most

Requires a support with decent isolation to perform at its best

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Rega P2

 

It's a design dating back 30 years, but, if you didn't know better, you'd take the Rega P2 to be vinyl's answer to the convenience of CD, so straightforward is it. In the age of plug-and-play, the only hope for anything as old-fangled as a record...

Although the P2 is based on the famous Planar 2, it differs significantly in that its platter is not glass, but high density fibreboard, which inspires very little confidence. For a glass platter, you must splash out extra on the P3, next up the ladder...

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