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