Rega was founded in 1973 in Rochford, UK, by Tony Relph and Roy Gandy. The company's name was formed of the initials of its two founders (RElph & GAndy). Rega are widely known for their turntables – most notably the iconic Planar 3, cartridges and tonearms, and has produced award-winning amplification and speakers for over 20 years. In addition to manufacturing products under their own brand name, they have also served as an OEM of turntables and tonearms for numerous other companies.
Engineering has always been the beating heart of Rega Research, a company obsessed with specialist materials, tolerances and accuracy. From day one every Rega product has been designed to achieve the best musical performance and deliver a lifetime of musical enjoyment at an affordable price. To this day, Rega remains a dedicated British manufacturer and now employs over 140 people selling to 46 different countries.