Rega RB880 Tonearm
Rega RB880 Tonearm

RB880

Designed using the latest 3D CAD & CAM technology, the new RB880 is the culmination of almost 40 years of tonearm design experience. This tonearm features a new aluminium vertical bearing housing, a redesigned sleeve and vertical bearing shaft (both manufactured from stainless steel) to improve mounting stability and overall rigidity. The advanced tonearm tube is designed using intelligent redistribution of mass, ensuring this arm will exhibit fewer points of possible resonance.

Rega RB880 Tonearm

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The extreme levels of stability achieved, coupled with almost friction free movement from the high precision hand matched bearing assemblies, guarantee to gather more information from your vinyl than ever before. You will also find a Rega made new low capacitance phono cables terminated with high specification phono plugs.

Rega is famed for its tonearm designs. One unique characteristic of these designs is the achievement of near frictionless movement horizontally and vertically whilst having no measurable free play in the bearing assemblies. A brand new low mass precision engineered vertical bearing assembly has been manufactured to further complement the inherent design philosophy of the Planar 8 turntable. The RB880 uses the latest Rega arm tube. Completely redesigned to redistribute mass and further reduce stresses and resonances. This advanced design tube increases the stiffness and rigidity of the overall assembly using CAD design to blend the multiple varying tapers.

Externally we have fitted a bespoke Rega designed low capacitance phono cable. Which uses an advanced phono plug assembly. This has only two parts to minimise joints and incorporates a twist and clamp design locking the plug to the terminal. The design increases connectivity and ensures the signal path is kept as clean as possible.

Key Features

  • Redesigned aluminium vertical bearing housing
  • Redesigned sleeve
  • Integrated arm clip
  • Improved spring housing
  • Rega's award winning low mass aluminium tonearm tube
  • Extreme stability and almost friction free movement
  • Hand selected bearings
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacture defects
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Technical Specifications

Effective Mass

Low / 11 g

Mounting Distance (platter centre to arm hole centre)

222 mm

Effective length

236.5 mm

Offset Angle

​21.55°

Overhang

14.5 mm

For full technical specifications, download RB880 User Manual below.

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Lifetime Warranty

All Rega products carry a lifetime warranty against manufacture defects.

Every product we make is designed and assembled in the UK to the highest possible standard. This warranty covers genuine confirmed manufacture defects. This warranty does not cover wear and tear. Any unauthorised modifications or failure to follow the Rega recommended guidelines may invalidate the warranty.

Please see your user manual for detailed warranty information for your particular product. Your statutory rights are not affected.