REGA: DAC-R – test review

Marc Gusew writes: The Rega DAC-R is now available in Australia at $1199 RRP and offers many enhancements and meaningful upgrades over the previous generation Rega DAC ($999 RRP). If you are familiar with the older DAC, you will also be familiar with the DAC-R because it looks virtually the same, with only the front facia […]

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REGA: RP-1 record player test review

Art Dudley (Stereophile) …… I tried to name a high-end audio product that’s been recommended more often than the Rega Planar 3 turntable. I failed. The closest I could come was Rega’s own RB300 tonearm, surely the best-selling perfectionist tonearm of all time. After that came the Rega Planar 2 turntable, a sample of which I owned […]

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REGA: DAC-R D/A processor test review

Jon Iverson (Stereophile mag) writes: I’ve spent the last month recording songs for a pal’s upcoming album. His act consists of powerful female and male singers, acoustic and electric bass, and acoustic guitars and mandolin. Jay-Z is funding the project, which is destined to transform the entire hip-hop/rap beat-driven pop landscape into an acoustic-music wonderland.Okay, […]

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REGA: Planar 25 turntable test review

I literally dropped everything when Rega’s new Planar 25 turntable arrived a few weeks ago. I’d heard the ‘table compared with the Planar 3 at designer Roy Gandy’s house when I visited Rega last fall—see “Analog Corner” in the January ’99 Stereophile—and was anxious to audition it in my own system and tell you what I […]

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REGA: P1 record player test review

For a word that first appeared in print only 35 years ago, prequel has a lot of impact—if only in a commercial sense. The television series Smallville has become a staple of American broadcasting. Film producers gambled millions on the chance that audiences would want to know what happened when Batman began. And while moviegoers have turned their backs on […]

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REGA: Blues

The thread starts ….. Well the new P3-24 finally turned up; fitted with a Goldring 2200 cart. – It’s looking good though how it sounds is anyone’s guess because the tt was shipped without its power supply. And – the arm seems to have been set slightly off parallel with the edges of the plinth. […]

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REGA: P3-24, RB301, & Elys 2 turntable, tonearm, & phono cartridge – test review

Michael Fremmer ….. It’s now been eight years since a Rega P3 turntable passed through my listening room. While the new P3-24 superficially resembles the P3 (and virtually every other Rega ‘table), the company has made some significant changes, including upgrading to the high-quality, low-voltage (24V), electronically adjusted motor used in the more expensive P5, P7, […]

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REGA: Roy Gandy – 40 Years of Reganomics

Steve Harris / Stereophile writes: It’s not easy to get Roy Gandy to look back. “I’m not a past person, I don’t reminisce,” he says. “But right at this moment I’m feeling very happy. We’ve not quite completed the launch of a whole new range of turntables and a new range of electronics, and I’m […]

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SONY VINTAGE: The ‘compact lifestyle’ system, Sony vintage and the Rega RB300

I read a feature on the Sony vintage amp and tuner combo and it has rekindled my interest in a vintage receiver for a non-serious system. I’m talking a silver fronted, wood panelled, yellow backlit hernia-inducing beast I’ve realised how good some of these are and how much some manufacturers put into them which now […]

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