Rega Planar 2 Turntable The turntable for vinyl-enthusiasts with upgraded tonearm & glass platter

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Award-winning Rega Planar 2 Turntable with exceptional build quality

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Rega Planar 2 Turntable features

Rega Planar 2 Turntable

Rega Planar 2 Turntable

The new Rega Planar 2, built alongside the Planar 3, is a step up from the entry-level Planar 1 turntable. Boasting an upgraded, modern design as well as the brand new RB220 tonearm which is packed with ground-breaking new features.

  • Belt-driven turntable with new 24v low noise motor for interference-free playback
  • High quality RB220 tonearm which helps capture every little detail from the vinyl
  • Refreshed, modern design with float glass platter
  • Upgrade of the award-winning Planar 1 turntable

Upgraded Features

Upgraded Features

Rega have packed premium features into the Planar 2, making it an upgrade on the entry level Planar 1. 

The RB220 tonearm combines bespoke zero play ball bearings with a stiffer yet lightweight bearing housing, adjusting the bias automatically for simple installation.  

This upgraded tonearm will extract the maximum amount of information and detail from your vinyl collection, allowing you to listen to your favourite music as the artist intended.

What We Love

What We Love

We see the Planar 2 as the perfect match for anyone who wants to get the very best out of their vinyl collection. 

The Planar 2 has a new 24v low noise motor for interference-free playback and low vibration, allowing you to concentrate on the music. This paired with the upgraded RB220 tonearm and intuitive vibration cancelling plinth and float glass improved accuracy platter makes the Planar 2 a formidable turntable. 

Striking Design

Striking Design

The sleek appearance of Rega’s entry level Planar 1 is elevated in the Planar 2, combining functional high-fidelity performance with a contemporary design suited to the modern home.

Rega have definitely made the Planar 2 a statement piece with their new float glass ‘Optiwhite’ 10mm improved accuracy platter. The elegant glass design means the Planar 2 will look great even when it’s not spinning your favourite record.

The high gloss, acrylic laminated plinth is kept simple, displaying only the RB220 tonearm. The power switch is positioned on the underside of the turntable to ergonomically suit the user and compliment the minimalist look of the turntable.

The Planar 2 is available in your choice of Gloss Black or contrasting Gloss White. 

Simple Setup

Simple Setup

Despite this being a premium turntable, the Planar 2 doesn’t suffer from a lengthy set-up process. Designed for plug and play functionality, the automatic bias setting negates the need to set this yourself, meaning you will simply need to balance the arm.

The Planar 2 doesn’t have a pre-amp inbuilt so you will need to install a pre-amp as part of your set-up if the Amp or Speaker you’re using doesn’t have a phono stage setting.

This gives you the option of choosing a pre-amp to suit your needs and upgrading this as time goes on. We would recommend the award-winning Rega Fono Mini A2D MK2 pre-amp, specially designed to work with these turntables. Or for a more budget option, we recommend the Behringer P400 pre-amp included in our Planar 2 & pre-amp bundle.

How To Use

How To Use

The Planar range can be connected to a variety of speakers and amplifiers, making it versatile to your needs. 

We love the ease of an active speaker which enables you to access both vinyl and streaming content. We recommend a pair of the Sonos Five wireless speakers with the Planar 2 for superior stereo sound. 


The purists amongst us may appreciate an Amp and Hifi Speaker set up more and the Planar range is sure to accommodate your needs. Check out the Sonos Amp and Rega’s IO amp for further inspiration.

Similar Turntables

Similar Turntables

Not sure if the Rega Planar 2 is the right fit for you? Check out these similar products or contact us for impartial, expert advice.

Planar 1 - Rega’s entry level turntable pairs great audio with easy set up.

Planar 1+ - The truly ‘plug and play’ version of the Planar 1 has a built-in pre-amp.

Audio Technica AT-LPW50PB - Audio Technica’s top of the range fully manual turntable combines detailed audio reproduction with a sophisticated design.

SHS Lowdown - Rega Planar 2

SHS Lowdown - Rega Planar 2

A step up from the award-winning Planar 1, the Planar 2 is recommended for those after a combination of upgraded features & a premium, eye-catching finish.

+ Upgraded RB220 tonearm for improved accuracy and detail

+ Contemporary Design with stylish Glass Platter

+ Faithful playback of your vinyl

+ Connects to a variety of different speaker and amplifier set-ups

+ Dust cover included

- No pre-amp inbuilt