All Rega models are made in England. "Rega has long been recognized as a leading brand of audio gear for enthusiasts with audiophile aspirations but limited funds. Rega regularly comes up with radical & cost-effective engineering." STEREOPHILE 5/09
REGA ON DISPLAY
Brio R Integrated amp, $895
RP1 Turntable, $445
RP3 Turntable, $895
ALL MADE IN ENGLAND & INCLUDE TONEARM & HINGED DUST COVER
ABSOLUTE SOUND RECOMMENDS 3 REGA TURNTABLES, THE MOST OF ANY COMPANY.
THE ONLY TURNTABLES ABSOLUTE SOUND CALLS ONE of the GREATEST BARGAINS of HIGH END AUDIO are the REGA RP1 & RP6.
RP1, $445, Rega's most affordable turntable; includes installed diamond needle cartridge.
STEROPHILE's only recommended Holiday gift turntable. "A conspicuous bargain. The ideal entry or re-entry to vinyl. It's designed as a package [& easy to set up. Well done, Rega." STEREOPHILE, 12/14
WHAT HI-FI, 12/10, 5 stars, "Excellent budget product; terrific performer for the money; easy to use & set-up; fine build" includes cartridge, improved tonearm & phenolic platter, l7.4xl4x4.5"
"Rega's entry level table sells for roughly the same price it did 20 years ago, meaning that Rega's commitment to value remains paramount. You get the pace, musical interplay & involvement that make analog special." ABSOLUTE SOUND 3/14, EDITOR'S CHOICE
EXCEPTIONAL VALUE "Compared to the P1, the RP1 has more drive, better focus & was more confident, purposeful & authoritative. The RP1 looks good, is easy to set up & plays records like it means it. It's not just that I can't imagine $445 buying more happiness; I can't imagine so modest an investment in money & effort buying more music. The RP1 Performance Pack Upgrade was easy to install & resulted in a bigger soundstage, deeper silences & greater resolution of low-level detail. A no-brainer." STEREOPHILE, 4/14
RP1 PERFORMANCE, $645, includes better cartridge & the following: The RP1 Performance Pack Upgrade was easy to install & resulted in a bigger soundstage, deeper silences & greater resolution of low-level detail. A no-brainer." STEREOPHILE, 4/14
BEST BUDGET TURNTABLE in its PRICE CLASS, WHAT HI-FI, 4/15
RP3, $895; with $300 Rega Elys 2 cartridge, $1095
A significant step forward. The result is deeper bass, lower noise, more dynamic pop, increased detail & improved staging. Things get better yet with the optional TT PSU power supply, $375" ABSOLUTE SOUND 3/14, EDITOR'S CHOICE
EXCEPTIONAL VALUE. In same class as $2000 turntables. "Compared to the P3-24, the RP3 sounded leaner & cleaner with a tighter & better controlled bottom end. The RP3 is a plug'n'play package that's beautifully built, well engineered & sounds wonderful. Compared to the VPI Traveler, the RP1 consistently produced faster transients & more aggresive, precise imaging for an overall sound that was snappy & exciting."
"Another virtuoso turn from Rega. Few rivals are as fuss-free or sound so good – easy to set up and use." WHAT HI-FI, PRODUCT of the YEAR, 2014 winning yet again for the fourth year running
RP6, $1495; with $700 Rega Exact 2 cartridge, $1995. "The RP6 comes standard with the TT PSU power supply, a must for top performance. Note the large improvements in dynamic nuance & explosiveness, tonal & textural detail, size & depth of stage & sheer musicality." ABSOLUTE SOUND 3/14, EDITOR'S CHOICE
RP8, $2995; with $700 Rega Apheta 2 moving coil cartridge, $3995. "The RP6 comes standard with the TT PSU power supply, a must for top performance. Note the large improvements in dynamic nuance & explosiveness, tonal & textural detail, size & depth of stage & sheer musicality." ABSOLUTE SOUND 3/14, EDITOR'S CHOICE
In same class as $6500 turntables. "Setup was quick & simple; produced a powerful, dynamic, coherent overall sound with solid, well-defined images; clean, articulated bass, exceptional resolution of detail & outstanding dynamics. Rega's new turntable-tonearm combo is the most exciting & truly revolutionary turntable to be introduced in quite some time." STEREOPHILE, 4/14
Rega Fono MM $395, "A great all-rounder that continues to deliver sonic excitement to any budget set-up & retains the crown it won in 2013." WHAT HI-FI, PRODUCT of the YEAR, 2014
ALL MADE IN ENGLAND
RB303, $595, EXCEPTIONAL VALUE, "A" rated, in the same class as $9,000 tonearms. STEREOPHILE, 4/14
INCLUDES MM PHONO PREAMP & REMOTE CONTROL
BRIO R, $895, 50W/ch, Rega's most affordable integrated amp. "There's a lot to be said for an amplifier that doesn't sound conspicuously solid state or tube but suggests the strengths of both. The Brio-R impressed with a forthright balance of weight, tonal density & authority. Particularly well-suited for smaller floor standers & compact speakers." ABSOLUTE SOUND 3/14, EDITOR'S CHOICE
Rega Elex R, $1795, 60-90W/ch,"An agile, articulate performer that gets to the heart of the music with a fast, agile sound that's rhythmically assured." WHAT HI-FI, PRODUCT of the YEAR, 2014
Rega Elicit R, $2995, 105W/ch, "This really is the best stereo amplifier we've heard at this price. What makes it truly impressive is how musical and interesting it sounds." WHAT HI-FI, PRODUCT of the YEAR, 2014
OSIRIS, $9995, Rega's best integrated amp, 162W/ch. "Deliver's almost mind-bending levels of dynamic agility, subtlety & clout. An eerily effective & 3-dimensional sounstager." ABSOLUTE SOUND 3/14, EDITOR'S CHOICE
ALL MADE IN ENGLAND
Apollo-R, $1095, "A" rated, in the same class as $12,000 & $13,000 CD players. "The Apollo-R has a confident, solid sound with an analog sense of certainty. Its performance was a revelation & stunning in the way it got things so rhythmically right" STEREOPHILE, 4/14
ISIS, $9995, Rega's best CD. "Rega's lsis CD player optimizes everything in the disc reading processl. The resulting sound is exceptionally three dimensional." ABSOLUTE SOUND 3/14, EDITOR'S CHOICE
Digital-Analog Converter MADE IN ENGLAND
BRIO R, $1095, "The Rega is musically at home in leagues well outside its price point."
ABSOLUTE SOUND 3/14, EDITOR'S CHOICE
Rega DAC, $1095, in the same class as $1300 DACs. "had a richness, a fulness of tone, an analog sense of ease that l hitherto heard from digital. The most analog sound I've heard from a DAC. The filter settings allow the user to change the sound significantly." STEREOPHILE, 4/14
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