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.
|Magnetic Circuitry||Pure Iron/Cryo Treatment|
|Coil Wire||High Purity Copper|
|Output Level||0.4 mv|
|Suggested Load Impedance||> 60Ω|
|Vertical Tracking Force||2g|
|Body Material||Duralumin (A7075), Ebony Wood|
|Body Finish||Gloss Urushi Lacquer/ Red|