HANA SL Shibata Mono Moving Coil Phono Cartridge
Based on the award winning Hana SL stereo MC cartridge, the new SL Mono incorporates the same alnico magnets, Shibata stylus, aluminum cantilever, and high- purity copper wire. Hand-built in Japan by Excel Corporation, utilizing 50 years of Japanese craftsmanship, the SL Mono moving coil is oriented to optimize playback of original and re-issued mono LPs.
Introducing a new line from Japan, Hana (which means “brilliant and gorgeous” in the original Japanese). Hana Phono Cartridges use high rigidity aluminum cantilevers, and cross-shaped armatures, providing you with brilliant and gorgeous sound. Hana cartridges are produced by Excel Sound Corporation of Tokyo Japan, a long time OEM cartridge producer. The Hana Series has been developed with significance placed on ease of use and set-up, as well as high performance reproduction. Hana Cartridges' highly rigid aluminium cantilever are assembled with crossed armatures to reproduce dynamic sound!
The Hana SL Cartridge uses a nude natural diamond Shibata-stylus, capable of excellent high frequency response, resulting in supreme transparency and excellent trackability!
- Output Voltage: 0.5 mv / 1 kHz
- Stylus Shape: Shibata
- Suggested Loading: >400Ω
- Weight: 5.0 grams
- Frequency Response: 15-32,000Hz
- Tracking: 2.0 grams