Rega Planar 1 vs Pro-Ject Elemental

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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Pro-Ject Elemental

Pro-Ject Elemental review

Mar 29, 2019

One of the leaders in the market of vinyl players, the Austrian company Pro-Ject, has introduced its unique vertical turntable in $300 price range, with their brand tonearm and Ortofon OM5E MM-cartri...

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Product

Rega Planar 1
Pro-Ject Elemental

Model

Planar 1
Elemental

Brand

Rega
Pro-Ject

Rating

4.1 of 5
2.9 of 5

Reviews

48
13

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

3

Supplied headshell weight, g

5,5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Model

Rega Carbon
Ortofon OM10

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Platter type

plastic
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>4.5 kgf-cm
>4.5 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.2
0.2

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000
20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

75
60

Gain

Output level

2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz

Controls

Operation type

full manual
full manual

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-0,8

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

5
4

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

11.7 x 44.7 x 36/4.6 x 17.6 x 14.2
9 x 41.5 x 30/3.5 x 16.9 x 11.8

Weight, kg/pounds

4.2/9.2
2.7/6.4

Turntables HelpToChoose comparison rating

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  • 12.3
  • 7.1
  • 12.3Rega Planar 1
  • 7.1Pro-Ject Elemental

Rega Planar 1 is better turntable in this comparison. Check Rega Planar 1 price