Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB vs Rega Planar 2

Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB

Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB review

Jun 10, 2019

The Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB is an affordable turntable from the Debut line. In fact, it’s a further development of the famous Debut model but with significant changes in the design that...

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Rega Planar 2

Rega Planar 2 review

Mar 29, 2019

This audiophile-grade turntable has everything to make the sound flow naturally. Its heavy build ensures the flat vibration and no resonance going through the speakers. It is belt-driven and features...

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Product

Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB
Rega Planar 2

Model

Debut Carbon Esprit SB
Planar 2

Brand

Pro-Ject
Rega

Rating

4.3 of 5
4.0 of 5

Reviews

59
34

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

2,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

6
3,5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Model

Ortofon 2M Red
Rega Carbon

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Platter type

acrylic
acrylic

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45, 78
33.3, 45

Torque

>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.2
0.1

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 22000
20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

68
65

Gain

Output level

5.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

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

AC
DC

Power consumption, W

3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

11.8 x 41.5 x 32/4.6 x 16.3 x 12.5
11.7 x 44.7 x 36 x/4.6 x 17.6 x 14.2

Weight, kg/pounds

4.9/10.8
5.5/12.1

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  • 9.1Rega Planar 2

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