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.
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.
Body: Duralumin (A7075), gloss Urushi lacquer
Stylus: Boron cantilever, microline nude diamond
Load impedance: > 60 ohm
Output: 0.4 mV
Frequency response: 15-50,000 Hz
Tracking weight: 2 g
Cartridge weight: 10.5 g