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...Read More
The Rega Planar 2 vs Pioneer PLX 1000 features comparison shows that the PLX 1000 comes with a built-in phono pre-amp – 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz. However, both models use the same cartridge type - moving magnet, but the Rega Planar 2 headshell is lighter – 3.5 g compare it with the 4 g headshell used in the PLX 1000. Both have replaceable styluses.
These two models have good motors installed and they support 2-speed options – 33.3 and 45 RPM, but the Rega Planar 2 uses the belt drive method, while the Pioneer PLX 1000 uses the direct drive technology.
The Pioneer PLX 1000 vs Rega Planar 2 design comparison shows two different approaches.
The Rega Planar 2 looks very modern with its glass platter and a straight tonearm. The input ports can be found on the back panel.
The Pioneer PLX 1000 looks complex – it has various knobs, buttons, and a slider. The S-shaped tonearm is quite lightweight. It comes with a transparent cover. Overall, both models are easy to operate.
The dimensions are 17.6x14.2x4.6 in for the Rega Planar 2 versus 17.8x13.9x6.6 in for the Pioneer PLX 1000. The weight is 12.1 and 41.4 pounds respectively.
The Rega Planar 2 is better turntable in this comparison. Check Rega Planar 2 price