Audio-Technica AT-LP3 vs Rega Planar 1

Audio-Technica AT-LP3

Audio-Technica AT-LP3 review

Jun 10, 2019

This Audio-Technica AT-LP3 review is dedicated to the turntable from Audio-Technica’s LP line. Unlike the older models, this one gives minimum freedom in adjustment to make the exploration of t...

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Rega Planar 1

Rega Planar 1 review

Jun 10, 2019

The Rega Planar 1 has a significant number of modifications, but in spite of this, the signature sound of the British company is preserved. Almost all the elements were modified to some extent, to ma...

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Common

Product

Audio-Technica AT-LP3
Rega Planar 1

Model

AT-LP3
Planar 1

Brand

Audio-Technica
Rega

Rating

4.2 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

109
48

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

2

Supplied headshell weight, g

11

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Model

AT91R
Rega Carbon

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Platter type

aluminum diecast
plastic

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>4.5 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.25
0.2

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

60
75

Gain

36

Output level

3.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz

Controls

Operation type

full automatic
full manual

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Braking system

electronic
electronic

Connections

USB

0
0

RCA

1
1

Other

has not
has not

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not
has not

Power

Motor type

DC
AC

Power consumption, W

2
5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

12.8 x 43.5 x 35.3/5 x 17.1 x 13.9
11.7 x 44.7 x 36/4.6 x 17.6 x 14.2

Weight, kg/pounds

5.4/11.9
4.2/9.2

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  • 12.5
  • 9.3
  • 12.5Audio-Technica AT-LP3
  • 9.3Rega Planar 1

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