EL: Hana E Series High Output Moving Coil Cartridge - Synthetic Elliptical Stylus
You'll seldom encounter a better reason to dump the stock cartridge that came with your turntable than Hana EL MC phono cartridge. Outfitted with an intricate generator with an aluminum cantilever, elliptical stylus, and alnico magnets, the supremely affordable EL offer excellent tracking and extract gobs of information from LP grooves. Deemed a "terrific value for the money" by Hi-Fi World, named a Stereophile Class B Recommended Component, and bestowed a Editors' Choice Award by The Absolute Sound, they also pair well with virtually any phono preamplifier. Weighing in at only five grams, and possessing great tracking ability, Hana EL feature a distinctive moss green body and giant-killing sound that Stereophile's Herb Reichert deems "inexorably real." If you're in the market for a new affordable high-end MC cartridge, Hana EL are not to be missed.
- 0.5 mV output @ 3.54cm/sec
- Aluminum Cantilever
- Tracking force 2 grams
- Frequency Response: 15-25,000Hz
- Impedance: 30Ω
- Loading: >400Ω