No clue. But a $2000 XX2 on a Rega 3?
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I don't think you should have any issue with the cartridge weight with default counterweight. I can make a few comparisons to when I had a properly set up Ortofon 2M Bronze on a P3. The XX-2 weighs 8 grams and Bronze weighs 7.2 g. There was still plenty of VTF adjustment headroom at 7.2 g to accommodate 8 g.
The XX-2 cartridge height from stylus tip to cart mounting surface is 18.7 mm and the Bronze is 18 mm. This one is a little trickier to reflect on because my tone arm was perfectly parallel with the Bronze so I'm not sure if the extra 0.7 mm will make a significant difference.
You could pick this up for $15 if needed.
Vinylengine.com has all the Rega info. The dealer you purchased the cart from should at least have knowledge of advising on such an inappropriate match.
IMO, a little much for the P3. A P8 and minimum $2k phonostage for that level of cart is what’s needed to extract the performance of a cart that level.
You are aware your phonostage must have at least 65db of gain for the cart?
If I owned the P3, I wouldn’t consider anything over the 20X2.
Apologies for the buzz kill.
Thank you all, for helping me.
ِDear tablejockey i didn't get disturbed, actually i like persons who are straightforward.
If you want full story, no dealer recommended me that cart, i received rega planar 3 as a gift one month ago and even didn't open yet ,
searched on net and find it doesn't have VTA, now i am in dilemma to keep it or sell it and replace with another turntable.
I give dynavector XX-2 as an example because my friend have it and said he will give me the cart for testing.
My phonostage is accuphase AD-50 preinstalled on accuphase E460 amplifier.