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Rega Planar 3 50th Anniversary Turntable Fitted with Exact Cartridge

Rega Planar 3 50th Anniversary Turntable Fitted with Exact Cartridge

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  • 405 Brunswick St Fitzroy
  • Full Aussie Manufact. Warranty
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Celebrating 50 Years of Rega Research Ltd.

From humble beginnings in 1973, making just a handful of turntables for friends, Rega has since grown into a multimillion-pound audio engineering company making world-class, award-winning hi-fi products that are supplied across the globe.

Since inception, our expertise in mechanical and electrical engineering was combined with three core values; to create products that perform beyond expectation, deliver unrivalled value for money, and offer lifelong reliability. These same values are upheld today and are key factors in our continued growth and success. 


  • Walnut Effect plinth with custom aluminium badge
  • RB330 Precision tonearm
  • Exact MM cartridge factory fitted
  • Neo turntable PSU MK2 included
  • 24 V low noise, low vibration motor, hand tuned to the custom Neo PSU Mk2.
  • Double brace technology
  • 12 mm float glass opti-white polished platter
  • CNC machined Planar 6 drive pulley for use with the Neo PSU.
  • Supplied with a smoked dust cover as standard.
  • Reference EBLT drive belt fitted as standard
  • Anniversary Special Edition only available to buy during 2023
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacture defects


The RB330 tonearm was designed using the latest 3D CAD & CAM technology and is the culmination of more than 35 years of tonearm design experience. Featuring a brand-new bearing housing, and our latest tonearm tube designed using intelligent redistribution of mass ensure this arm will exhibit fewer points of possible resonance. Extreme stability with almost friction free movement from the new high precision bearing assemblies guarantees to gather more information from your vinyl than ever before.


Walnut effect, laminated plinth. Rega has pioneered the use of lightweight rigid plinths. Clever use of lightweight particulate core with a highly rigid phenolic resin skin became the foundations of the high level of performance achieved by the now iconic Planar range.


24 V low noise low voltage precision motor and PCB assembly, fitted with a custom CNC machined aluminium pulley.


Rega designed patented brass main hub central bearing, improved fit and construction reducing stress on the bearing itself.


3 mm phenolic bottom brace and metalized skin phenolic top brace. The 50th anniversary Planar 3 uses a lightweight laminated plinth strengthened using our double brace system. Mounted specifically where the increased rigidity is required (between the tonearm mounting and the main hub bearing) this forms a structurally sound “stressed beam” assembly. This rigid plinth design prevents energy absorption and unwanted resonance, which will add unnatural distortions to the music. Equally, heavier mass can transfer more unwanted energy, such as motor or bearing noise directly into the rotating record. The use of braces instead of the complete skin allows double thickness phenolic resin in these key areas while providing further weight reduction to the plinth which directly addresses the issue of mass absorption and unwanted energy transmission.



The Neo MK2 PSU is an advanced turntable power supply providing user controllable fine speed adjustment, an advanced anti-vibration motor circuit and the convenience of electronic speed change. The Neo MK2 reduces motor noise, improves speed stability and rotational speed accuracy.

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Customer Reviews

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David Maguire
Rega Planar 3 50th Anniversay a winner

This was an upgrade for me from an entry level turntable, and I can easily hear the difference in sound quality. I bought it with a clear Rega lid and I'm using a clear acrylic turntable platter mat which looks awesome with the glass platter! I can hear a nice amount of detail, clear defined bass with good weight and a strong surge of midrange where the music calls for it. My previous TT had great detail, but sounded light and had much less depth. I initially had a problem with setup as my previous TT was on a weighted table but on the same table the Rega was picking up bass/subwoofer feedback, so I built a DIY turntable bracket shelf and put sorbothene squares under the feet and problem solved. I'm super happy with this turntable, the sound quality is as good as I think I'll ever need and matches the quality of my CD player (Creek CD53) amp (Teac AH500i) & speakers (KEF reference 103/3). Highly recommend this turntable. The service I got from Vinyl Revival was friendly and helpful and spot on.