HANA EL Moving Coil Stereo Cartridge
Amazing Value - a sub $600 Moving Coil Phono Cartridge Made In Japan.
Hana or 華 means “brilliant and gorgeous” in Japanese. Hana Phono Cartridges use high-rigidity aluminum cantilevers, and cross-shaped armatures, giving listeners a brilliant and gorgeous sound.
Hana cartridges are produced by Excel Sound Corporation (ESC)) of Tokyo Japan, an established 50-year old company. In 2015 they finally launched their own brand range of cartridges called "Hana" - 華. ESC pride themselves on their manufacturing quality and quality controls at every stage, ensuring that their hand-made cartridges offer consistently perfect results.
The entry level E-range "EH" and "EL" cartridges come with a synthetic Elliptical diamond stylus, but nonetheless offer a highly competitive quality sound. The EL cartridge comes in a Low output 0.5mV/1KHz.