HANA Moving Coil Phono Cartridges

Hana, translated as “brilliant and gorgeous” from Excel in Japan, features both high and low output moving coil cartridges noted worldwide for their sound and value.

“Three very good values and one overachiever”

“[I am] considering [the Hana SL] for ’table/’arm evaluations and-more importantly-musical enjoyment. Yes, its that good.”

– Andre Jennings, The Absolute Sound

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When Tokyo’s Excel Sound Corporation create their own brand, these cartridges epitomize exceptional performance and value. 

Hana translates to “brilliant and gorgeous” and their cartridges use Excel’s best materials including alnico magnets, cross-shaped armatures, and proprietary manufacturing processes. 

Hana cartridges are available in two series with your choice of low or high output:

Hana E Series with its distinctive moss green body and Elliptical stylus, and the Hana S Series, distinguished by its black body and Shibata stylus. 

Hana EL (low output) and EH (high output) cartridges are the ideal performance/value choice and the best way to upgrade from “starter” cartridges. The Hana E Series features a sophisticated generator providing true moving coil sound. 

The Hana SL (low output) and SH (high output) cartridges offer authentic high-end performance. The Hana S Series uses the legendary Shibata stylus shape for reproducing more musical information from your vinyl.