Fluance RT81 vs Rega Planar 2

Fluance RT81

Fluance RT81 review

Mar 27, 2019

Fluance is a Canadian brand that specializes in a high-end audio technique. It produces turntables pf premium quality using superior components and expert audio engineering. The company continues to ...

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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

Fluance RT81
Rega Planar 2

Model

RT81
Planar 2

Brand

Fluance
Rega

Rating

4.6 of 5
4.0 of 5

Reviews

371
34

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

3,5
2,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

6,4
3,5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Model

AT95E
Rega Carbon

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Platter type

aluminum diecast
acrylic

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>4.5 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

67
65

Gain

Output level

Pre-amp "PHONO": 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz. Pre-amp "LINE": 140 mV nominal at 1 kHz

Controls

Operation type

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
DC

Power consumption, W

1,5
3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

13.7 x 41.9 x 35.8/5.5 x 16.5 x 13.8
11.7 x 44.7 x 36 x/4.6 x 17.6 x 14.2

Weight, kg/pounds

6.4/14.1
5.5/12.1

Turntables HelpToChoose comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 13.3
  • 9.1
  • 13.3Fluance RT81
  • 9.1Rega Planar 2

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