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 HANA SL Moving Coil Stereo Cartridge HANA - Brisbane HiFi

HANA SL Moving Coil Stereo Cartridge


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.

Both the high-performance Hana S range - “SH” and “SL” cartridges use a nude natural diamond Shibata-stylus, capable of excellent high frequency response, giving supreme transparency and excellent trackability. The SL cartridge comes with a Low output 0.5mV/1KHz designed for MC phono stages

The body of the Hana SL Moving Coil cartridge is manufactured from a composite low resonance plastic material in black. Going deeper into details, the Hana SL has a nude natural diamond Shibata-stylus, capable of admirable high-frequency response, and use high firmness aluminium cantilevers with cross-shaped armatures. Abovementioned setup indisputably delivers supreme transparency and excellent trackability.

This SL cartridge (Shibata Low output) offers 0.5mv/1KHz output.

Model Hana SL
Stylus Nude Diamond Shibata
Cantilever Aluminum
Output Level 0.5mV/1kHz
Output Balance <1.5dB/1kHz
Vertical Tracking Force 2 gr.
Trackability 70μm/2gr.
Channel Separation 28dB/1kHz
Frequency Response 15~32,000Hz
Impedance 30Ω/1kHz
Suggested Load Impedance >400Ω
Cartridge Weight 5 gr.
Body Color Black

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