Audio Emotion  Epiphany Acoustics 
Results 1 to 15 of 15

Thread: rega 3 tonearm

  1. #1
    Registered
    Join Date
     Jan 2013
    Posts
     10
    Location
     Birmingham
    Turn Table
     VPI Scout 1.1
    T/Arm & Cart
     2M Black
    Speakers
     Spendor
    Pre Amp
     croft 25R+
    Power Amp
     Croft Series 7
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    rega 3 tonearm

    Which tonearm sounds best with the Rega 3 TT RB250 or RB300?

  2. #2
    Too many turntables Beobloke's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jul 2005
    Posts
     5,000
    Real Name
     Adam
    Turn Table
     Gyrodec/301
    T/Arm & Cart
     SME/Ortofon/AN
    SUT/Phono
     Anatek MC1
    Digital Source 1
     Naim CD5XS
    Digital Source 2
     Marantz CD94
    DAC
     Marantz CDA94
    Integrated Amp
     Naim Supernait
    Speakers
     Mowgan Audio Ogma
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     Yes
    Rb300
    Last edited by Beobloke; 02-04-2013 at 03:17 PM.
    Proof-reading service offered. Full monkey-back guarantee if not satisified.

  3. #3
    'PAVLOVAROB' freefallrob's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jun 2008
    Posts
     9,397
    Location
     Swanwick, Derbyshire
    Real Name
     Robertypobs
    Turn Table
     Technics SL1200mk2
    T/Arm & Cart
     RB301/Rega Exact
    SUT/Phono
     Rega Fono Mk2
    Digital Source 1
     Sony DVP-NS900P
    Integrated Amp
     SonyTA-FB940R
    Speakers
     JBL L1
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by Beobloke View Post
    Rb300
    +1

  4. #4
    Wammer Clubsport911's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jan 2013
    Posts
     960
    Location
     Cheltenham
    Real Name
     Steve
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    +2
    Swim, Bike, Run... repeat regularly. The older I get, the fitter I was.

  5. #5
    Super Wammer dudywoxer's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jul 2005
    Posts
     7,785
    Location
     sunny scunny
    Real Name
     colin
    Turn Table
     Rega p9
    T/Arm & Cart
     Rb 1000
    SUT/Phono
     Ios
    Digital Source 1
     Saturn
    Digital Source 2
     Sb touch
    Integrated Amp
     Trilogy
    Speakers
     Rega r9 spen a6
    Pre Amp
     Cursa
    Power Amp
     2 x econ
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    standard RB300, if you are going to tweak its debateable,
    Music is a colourfull outburst of the soul, Can I use the colours I choose, Do I have some say what you use, Can I get some greens with my blues?

  6. #6
    Wammer flaxton's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2009
    Posts
     322
    Location
     barry vale of glamorgan, ,
    Turn Table
     rega planer 3 modified
    Digital Source 1
     rega saturn
    Integrated Amp
     krell kav400xi
    Speakers
     pmc 21s
    rb 300

  7. #7
    Super Wammer
    Join Date
     May 2010
    Posts
     10,027
    Location
     Northampton
    Real Name
     Mark
    Turn Table
     Technics SP-10
    T/Arm & Cart
     Stogi S-12/Koetsu R
    SUT/Phono
     AN S1/Lounge lcr
    Digital Source 1
     Teac VRDS 10
    Speakers
     LV OBX R
    Pre Amp
     Pass B1
    Power Amp
     WAD 300B PSE
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Maybe you should be thinking what is the best turntable to go with a Rega arm.
    Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

  8. #8
    In the trade Wammer pure sound's Avatar
    Join Date
     Sep 2011
    Posts
     8,379
    Location
     West Devon
    Turn Table
     STST Motus II
    T/Arm & Cart
     STST Vertex. Io Ltd
    SUT/Phono
     ANS6 Aurorasound
    Digital Source 1
     A8500
    Digital Source 2
     Sony CDP-715E
    Speakers
     Horn
    Pre Amp
     Aurorasound PREDA
    Power Amp
     300B or M845
    Headphones
     Senn HD600. HEADA
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     Yes
    R200

    Last edited by pure sound; 02-04-2013 at 05:54 PM.

  9. #9
    In the trade Wammer speedysteve's Avatar
    Join Date
     Dec 2007
    Posts
     3,274
    Location
     Nr Jnct 3 of M3
    Real Name
     Stig Forsberg
    Turn Table
     SP-10 slate Ebony
    T/Arm & Cart
     FR64s, SPU Royal N
    SUT/Phono
     Lundahl / Icon Audio
    Digital Source 1
     USB->I2S
    Digital Source 2
     Occassional CD
    DAC
     Najda DSP X/O
    Speakers
     JBL, Vitavox, Raal
    Pre Amp
     Najda DSP X/O
    Power Amp
     3 SET 2 D-class
    Headphones
     AKG-701's
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     Yes
    Quote Originally Posted by pure sound View Post
    R200
    +1 and 12"
    For more information about my creations and products please click the link below
    http://fosworld.wix.com/magna-audio

  10. #10
    Wammer
    Join Date
     Nov 2012
    Posts
     679
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    RB300 for me.

    Question on the R200 - don't they have problems with their anti-skate belt? As in they wear out and you can't find new ones for love or money?

  11. #11
    In the trade Wammer pure sound's Avatar
    Join Date
     Sep 2011
    Posts
     8,379
    Location
     West Devon
    Turn Table
     STST Motus II
    T/Arm & Cart
     STST Vertex. Io Ltd
    SUT/Phono
     ANS6 Aurorasound
    Digital Source 1
     A8500
    Digital Source 2
     Sony CDP-715E
    Speakers
     Horn
    Pre Amp
     Aurorasound PREDA
    Power Amp
     300B or M845
    Headphones
     Senn HD600. HEADA
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     Yes
    I thought I read somewhere that an appropriate replacement has now been found. I'm sure Audio Origami could advise.

    I recall a Rega 3 owning friend of mine taking his deck down to have an RB300 fitted, living with it for 2 or 3 weeks & then putting the R200 back on. It did sound much better on his deck.

  12. #12
    Wammer gthang's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jun 2008
    Posts
     8,346
    Turn Table
     Idler drives (2)
    T/Arm & Cart
     Several
    SUT/Phono
     Slagle/HM3/PH-16
    Digital Source 1
     NAS + Jriver
    Integrated Amp
     PM4
    Speakers
     Big manifold horns
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    My r200's anti skate was repaired with a printer drive belt. I don't know which one. They are nice enough arms, a bit lossy though. I will not be selling mine again now i've got it back.

  13. #13
    HiFi Dealer Wammer BD Audio's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jul 2007
    Posts
     13,819
    Location
     Malvern
    Real Name
     Jack
    Turn Table
     J.C.Verdier Platine
    T/Arm & Cart
     ANUK, VDH or SPU
    SUT/Phono
     Remton LCR or MWI
    Digital Source 1
     Audionote UK
    Digital Source 2
     Audiobyte Hydra
    DAC
     Modwright Elyse
    Integrated Amp
     Audionote Oto SE
    Speakers
     Tune Audio Horns
    Pre Amp
     Modwright 36.5 'DM'
    Power Amp
     Modwright KWA-150SE
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     Yes
    I've got an R200, not using it and not for sale either.

  14. #14
    Up the hammers ADPully's Avatar
    Join Date
     Oct 2007
    Posts
     4,034
    Location
     Witney
    Real Name
     Andy
    Turn Table
     Trans-fi ish
    T/Arm & Cart
     Trans-fi- IO
    SUT/Phono
     David Wright
    Digital Source 1
     Ipod
    Digital Source 2
     no
    DAC
     Jolida
    Integrated Amp
     no
    Speakers
     DIY
    Pre Amp
     David Wright
    Power Amp
     Various
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Another rb200 plus vote from me.
    Ipod Pure I-20; Jolida DAC, Transcendent SE OTL; Ultracurve digital cross over and disco amp for bass, Speakers DIY 2 way Open Baffle, Hawthorne 15"Augie and Alpair 12Ps and a DIY deck Trans-fi based

  15. #15
    Ahhh ! The Good old days. MJ's Avatar
    Join Date
     Sep 2009
    Posts
     5,410
    Location
     South Beds.
    Real Name
     Mike
    Turn Table
     Sony PS-6750
    T/Arm & Cart
     AN IQ2
    Digital Source 1
     SBT
    Digital Source 2
     Doge 6 CDP
    Speakers
     Castle Kendal II's
    Pre Amp
     Quad 34
    Power Amp
     Quad 405-2
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    RB200 every time (I, like many, have owned all three).
    With a Hell of a Fuzzy Sound

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •