REGA Planar 8 (incl factory fitted Apheta 3 MC cartridge)

  • £2,860.00
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The Planar 8 was inspired by the ultimate Rega turntable, the ‘Naiad’. Rega decided early on that instead of an evolution of the previous RP8, the new Planar 8 was to be developed and engineered to encapsulate the essence of ‘Naiad’ at a more affordable price. Their aim was to deliver a level of performance far beyond what has been achieved at this price point before.

Every aspect of the Planar 8 is engineered to extract as much detail from the vinyl surface as possible. They have used the most advanced materials and engineering solutions built around a supremely lightweight plinth to ensure the greatest level of performance.The Planar 8 is supplied with the new RB880 tonearm and Neo PSU as standard which offers electronic speed change, advanced anti-vibration control and user adjustable electronic fine speed adjustment to ensure total accuracy and control over the motor. The outer frame of the previous model has now been removed and a new stylish, removable, single piece dustcover has been introduced further reducing the overall mass of the turntable.


Technical Specification


Ultra lightweight plinth

DB Technology (Double Brace Technology) “Mass absorbs energy – lost energy equals lost music”!

RB880 tonearm

Low Mass Hub bearing assembly

Super flywheel effect triple layer glass platter

24v Low noise motor assembly

EBLT Drive Belt


Apheta 3 moving coil cartridge fitted

Dimensions : Turntable (with dustcover fitted)

  • Width 420mm
  • Depth 315mm
  • Height 125mm
  • Weight 4.2Kg

Dimensions : Neo PSU

  • Width 180mm
  • Depth 155m
  • Height 50mm
  • Weight 0.6Kg

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