MCs are not tricky at all matching to the RB300. For a cart in the $500 range I would recommend the Benz Micro ACE. My only caution would be to stay away from Grado MM carts because they can hum on Rega tables.
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I second the Dynavector recommendation. Absolutely musical in an RB 300. Available in high & low outputs - but some say the low outputs sound a little better, if you have the correct preamp for them. I have no real experience in that, I've only used the low outputs, and have been very pleased. Dynavector is one of the true bargains in Hi-fi. Check out the info at:
A 20X-H or 20X-L should be magical for you.
The dynavector 20X-H or -L, depending on your phono stage. The lower output MC's can be very demanding on the front end, and on the tt/arm. The 20x-H should work on a MM front end, due to its high output. I am not sure a the rega 3 and 300 arm can handle a low output without an Origin modification to the 300 arm.
The 10X4 Dynavector is spectacular. Don't forget a 2mm spacer to adjust the VTA with a Planar 3. I've tested it with a Cardas and an old Shure 117 test record. It sounds great, skates perfectly and tracks almost as well as an old V15Shure cartridge which could track warped records that looked like a washboard.