The combination of energy and solidity resonates superbly. The combination of accuracy and a skill for knitting together the different strands is displayed with expertise by the Planar 1. Few turntables in this price category can render a record so faithfully as the Planar 1 does.The Rega has searing treble energy, a cutting edge, to keep everything ticking along with the bass-line. This is about toe-tapping musicality and transparency.
The Planar 1 is a sonically outstanding turntable for the money. It sounds dynamic and detailed, with great timing and toe-tapping rhythm. It looks and feels classy, too.