Rega RP-1 record player Specifications
Description: Two-speed belt-drive turntable with manual tonearm & moving-magnet cartridge. Motor: AC synchronous. Platter: phenolic resin. Speeds: 33.3 & 45rpm. Tonearm tube: aluminum alloy. Downforce calibration: none. Antiskating mechanism: magnetic. Tonearm effective length: 240mm. Cartridge: Ortofon OM 5E. Recommended tracking force: 1.75gm. Output: 4mV at 1kHz, 5cm/s. Wow & flutter: unspecified. Rumble: unspecified. Rega RP-1 Performance Pack: Upgrade kit for Rega RP-1 comprising new drive belt & platter mat, new Rega Bias 2 moving-magnet cartridge: recommended downforce, 1.75gm; output, 6.8mV.
Dimensions: 17.5" (450mm) W by ca 4.5" (115mm) H (including dustcover) by 15" (385mm) D. Weight: 9.2 lbs (4.2kg).
Finish: Medium-gray semigloss (dark gray and white semigloss available).
Serial Number Of Unit Reviewed: 000213.
Price: $445. RP-1 Performance Pack, $195. Approximate number of dealers: 72.
Manufacturer: Rega Research, Ltd., 6 Coopers Way, Temple Farm Industrial Estate, Southend on Sea, Essex, England SS2 5TE, UK. Web: www.rega.co.uk. US distributor: Sound Organisation, 159 Leslie Street, Dallas, TX 75207. Tel: (972) 234-0182. Web: www.soundorg.com.