Hana is Japanese for “brilliant and gorgeous”. For many years Hana has made cartridges for a wide variety of different brands (OEM). Hana cartridges are noted for creating MC cartridges that represent sound and value. Hana cartridges are also known for their wide compatibility with different phono stage pairings.
Hana EL moving coil cartridge represent the best way to upgrade from “starter” cartridges that typically come packaged with turntables. Weighing in at only 5 grams, and possessing great tracking ability, the Hana EL cartridge features a distinctive moss green body which houses a sophisticated generator with an aluminum cantilever, and synthetic elliptical stylus. “This moving coil cartridge brings genuine advantages to any listening session at a low, low price. Terrific value for money.” — Paul Rigby, HiFi World (UK)
- Output: .5mV
- Impedance: 30ohms/1kHz
- Suggested Load: >400ohms
- the EL needs a dedicated high-gain MC capable phono stage.