Marantz TT42P vs Rega Planar 1

Marantz TT42P

Marantz TT42P review

Mar 29, 2019

Marantz has presented their TT42P turntable – the upgraded version of the TT42 with a pre-installed cartridge and built-in phono pre-amp. See price Article navigation Design Setup Features Co...

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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

Marantz TT42P
Rega Planar 1

Model

TT42P
Planar 1

Brand

Marantz
Rega

Rating

3.6 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

31
48

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

2,2

Supplied headshell weight, g

3

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Model

Dual DN251S
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
>4.5 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.07
0.2

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 18000
20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

65
75

Gain

Output level

4 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

3
5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

13.7 x 41.9 x 35.8/4.7 x 16.5 x 14.2
11.7 x 44.7 x 36/4.6 x 17.6 x 14.2

Weight, kg/pounds

6.49/11.2
4.2/9.2

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  • 12.3
  • 8.3Marantz TT42P
  • 12.3Rega Planar 1

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