310 posts / 0 new
Last post
stevebrock's picture
Offline
Last seen: 13 hours 14 min ago
Joined: 13/11/2009 - 11:16
Posts: 3873
RP6 platter wobble

Only just noticed a very slight wobble, its not the subplatter as i have tried the Rega stock one and Gus's

Its annoying the hell out of me now - am I being too picky?

Gonna give Moorgate Acoustics a ring in the morning and see what they say!

 

Michell / Icon Audio / Kudos

 

CnoEvil's picture
Offline
Last seen: 5 hours 16 min ago
Joined: 21/08/2009 - 18:01
Posts: 12075
RE: RP6 platter wobble

You need to get to the bottom of this, or it will drive you mad.

Been there and got the T-Shirt......ie. where possible faults have to be understood.

I have an anal side, you know.....verging on OCD.  :wall:

"We should no more let numbers define audio quality than we should let chemical analysis be the arbiter of fine wines."  Nelson Pass

mitch65's picture
Offline
Last seen: 17 hours 42 min ago
Joined: 16/12/2003 - 12:50
Posts: 1153
RE: RP6 platter wobble

stevebrock wrote:

Only just noticed a very slight wobble, its not the subplatter as i have tried the Rega stock one and Gus's

Its annoying the hell out of me now - am I being too picky?

Gonna give Moorgate Acoustics a ring in the morning and see what they say!

 

the tale of the dodgy RP6 rears it's ugly head again, I'm actually glad I got rid of mine although that had nothing to do with the deck to be honest :cry:

stevebrock's picture
Offline
Last seen: 13 hours 14 min ago
Joined: 13/11/2009 - 11:16
Posts: 3873
RE: RP6 platter wobble

Yeah i thought you had one.....what happened 

jcarruthers's picture
Offline
Last seen: 4 months 2 weeks ago
Joined: 29/01/2013 - 21:04
Posts: 225
RE: RP6 platter wobble

See if you can borrow a DTI gauge (and stand) to get a number for the wobble

stevebrock's picture
Offline
Last seen: 13 hours 14 min ago
Joined: 13/11/2009 - 11:16
Posts: 3873
RE: RP6 platter wobble

DTI? 

How is yours its really only very slight - it sounds good though maybe I should just ignore it 

Anonymous
Anonymous's picture
RE: RP6 platter wobble

stevebrock wrote:

DTI? 

How is yours its really only very slight - it sounds good though maybe I should just ignore it 

Don't they call it the Rega wobble 

Got rid of mine when I upgraded to inspire and got anal on motor installation

stevebrock's picture
Offline
Last seen: 13 hours 14 min ago
Joined: 13/11/2009 - 11:16
Posts: 3873
RE: RP6 platter wobble

Oh fuck I've opened a can of worms

mitch65's picture
Offline
Last seen: 17 hours 42 min ago
Joined: 16/12/2003 - 12:50
Posts: 1153
RE: RP6 platter wobble

stevebrock wrote:

Yeah i thought you had one.....what happened 

Just wasn't getting used.........think I liked the idea of it but all I ended up doing was streaming and the family use Spotify mostly so poor old vinyl never really got a look in. To be fair I haven't missed it so I know I made the right decision..................oh and I got what I paid for it which eases the pain a bit Smile

jcarruthers's picture
Offline
Last seen: 4 months 2 weeks ago
Joined: 29/01/2013 - 21:04
Posts: 225
RE: RP6 platter wobble

What way is yours wobling? up and down?

 

mitch65's picture
Offline
Last seen: 17 hours 42 min ago
Joined: 16/12/2003 - 12:50
Posts: 1153
RE: RP6 platter wobble

stevebrock wrote:

Oh fuck I've opened a can of worms

Oooops

stevebrock's picture
Offline
Last seen: 13 hours 14 min ago
Joined: 13/11/2009 - 11:16
Posts: 3873
RE: RP6 platter wobble

Up and down its deffo the platter 

simonlewis's picture
Offline
Last seen: 16 hours 54 min ago
Joined: 15/04/2008 - 10:17
Posts: 3421
RE: RP6 platter wobble
Anonymous
Anonymous's picture
RE: RP6 platter wobble

stevebrock wrote:

Up and down its deffo the platter 

Hmmmm mine was sideways.

Have you only just noticed it?

simonlewis's picture
Offline
Last seen: 16 hours 54 min ago
Joined: 15/04/2008 - 10:17
Posts: 3421
RE: RP6 platter wobble

andybeau wrote:

stevebrock wrote:

Up and down its deffo the platter 

Hmmmm mine was sideways.

Have you only just noticed it?

I want to be straight

chebby's picture
Online
Last seen: 2 min 31 sec ago
Joined: 02/06/2008 - 09:40
Posts: 15876
RE: RP6 platter wobble

My last Rega (last version of the P2 from around 2009) had absolutely no 'wobble' at all.

My previous RB300  Planar 3s (1983 and 1996) had none either.

I guess standards have slipped lately or I got lucky three times over three decades.

Pages

Log in or register to post comments