Rega Carbon

Rega Carbon

Based on 26 reviews

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Great sound quality
Easy to install
Works well with Rega turntables
Affordable option
Can be upgraded with an elliptical stylus for even better sound
Not worth the high price for being identical to the cheaper Audio-Technica AT3600L
Some users report exaggeration of surface noise and bad pressings
Counterweight adjustment can be imprecise on some turntables


The Rega Carbon cartridge receives mixed reviews, with some praising its sound quality and others criticizing its high price for being identical to the cheaper Audio-Technica AT3600L. Some users recommend upgrading to an elliptical stylus for better sound, while others suggest considering other turntables or cartridges. Overall, the Rega Carbon is a solid choice for those looking for an affordable cartridge, especially when paired with a Rega turntable.


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