Rega has announced the launch of the much awaited RP8 turntable. The Rega RP8 has a radical new plinth using REGA_RP8custom designed materials, a new tonearm bearing assembly, 24v low volt-age motor controlled by a hand tuned electronic power supply and a custom version of the company’s Planar 9 engineered hub bearing assembly.

The RP8 will also be available with its perfect partner, the Apheta moving coil cartridge, factory fitted as a package option.

Key Features of the Rega RP8 Skeletal Turntable:

TTPSU power supply.

RB808 Tonearm.

Magnesium and Phenolic – Dual bracing.

Super flywheel effect triple layer glass platter.

Skeletal plinth design with polyolefin foam core.

De-coupled outer frame and dust cover.

 

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