Audio-Technica AT-LP120 vs Rega Planar 2

Audio-Technica AT-LP120

Audio-Technica AT-LP120 review

Mar 27, 2019

The Japanese company Audio-Technica has more than 50 years of experience in the development of the audio devices and has established itself as a leading manufacturer of the widest range of equipment....

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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

Audio-Technica AT-LP120
Rega Planar 2

Model

AT-LP120
Planar 2

Brand

Audio-Technica
Rega

Rating

4.4 of 5
4.0 of 5

Reviews

2790
34

Cartridge

Type

dual magnet
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

1,5
2,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

2,5
3,5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Model

ATN95E
Rega Carbon

Motor

Drive method

direct
belt

Platter type

aluminum diecast
acrylic

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45, 78
33.3, 45

Torque

>1.6 kgf-cm
>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.2
0.1

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000
20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

50
65

Gain

36

Output level

Pre-amp "PHONO": 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec. Pre-amp "LINE": 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

Controls

Operation type

full manual
full manual

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-10 or +/-20

Braking system

electronic
electronic

Connections

USB

1
0

RCA

1
1

Other

has not
has not

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not
has not

Power

Motor type

DC
DC

Power consumption, W

11
3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

15.2 x 45.2 x 35.3/ 6 x 17.8 x 13.9
11.7 x 44.7 x 36 x/4.6 x 17.6 x 14.2

Weight, kg/pounds

10.6/23.5
5.5/12.1

Turntables HelpToChoose comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 13.8
  • 9.1
  • 13.8Audio-Technica AT-LP120
  • 9.1Rega Planar 2

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