Hana Unami Red MC Phono Cartridge
The HANA-Umami Red high-end moving coil cartridge combines brilliant materials and classic Japanese techniques with modern audio engineering. Ebony wood, rare-earth magnets, precision-cut diamond, high-purity copper wires, Urushi lacquering, and CNC machined Duralumin synergize under the vision of Hana designer Okada-san.
The synergistic relationship in MC generators between magnet, armature, and coil windings is a critical aspect of outstanding cartridge design; and like a signature dish at a Michelin 3-star restaurant, every element and detail working in concert results in a memorable and emotional experience.
All the major parts in a HANA-Umami Red are manufactured in house by Excel Sound with its rich history spanning over 50 years. Excel’s highly trained craftsmen skillfully hand assemble the HANA-Umami Red ensuring an intensely musical experience furthering the HANA “Brilliant and Gorgeous” sound quality.
Duralumin (A7075) Body
Gloss Urushi Lacquer / Red Finish
Microline Nude Diamond Stylus
6 Ω Impedance
High Purity Copper windings
Frequency Response: 15-50,000
Tracking Force 2g
70μm/2g @ 10 x 10(-6) cm/dyne (100Hz)
Step up Transformer: Matches best with SKY 20 in HIGH of 1:20 or with SKY 40 in LOW of 1:20