The Hana SLM (MONO) Moving Coil cartridge has the same nude natural diamond Shibata-stylus and mechanical design as the SL, except for specific design changes to make it capable of perfect mono reproduction.
The Hana SLM brings the listener terrific musical insight and musicality referenced against similar mono cartridges, with low surface noise and all-round ability, suits all musical genres. The SLM (Shibata Low output Mono) offers 0.5mv/1KHz output.
2 year guarantee and a ‘new for old or damaged’ replacement service.
hana means ‘brilliant and gorgeous’ in the Japanese language, the inspiration for Hana cartridges.
The Hana range of low and high output moving coil cartridges offer outstanding performance and value in their respective price ranges.
Hana cartridges are the result of over 50 years expertise from the master cartridge maker Masao Okada-san. The Hana cartridge ranges have been developed to offer supreme musicality at affordable price points, allowing you to spend more on your favourite vinyl records – surely the very reason for buying a good phono cartridge in the first place.
50 years of cartridge design
Combining decades of experience, Hana cartridges are manufactured using modern manufacturing technologies combined with long established hand assembly techniques by highly skilled artisans and technicians, together with 100% laboratory testing to ensure the highest performance and lowest defect ratio.
Cartridges to suit budgets
Hana moving coil cartridges are offered in 4 price bands, the ‘E’,’S’,’M’ series and the newest ‘Umami’ series. The E,S and M series have both Low and High output options, the S series a Mono output option also. The new Umami series offers what is possible at the highest end of the Hana range
A cartridge to suit your Hi-Fi system
The ‘E’, ‘S’ and ‘M’ series offer you the option of playing through either a moving coil phono stage (or MC step up transformer), or use a high output cartridge option through a moving magnet phono stage. There is also a ‘S’ series mono cartridge. Whether low or high output, stereo or mono option, the Hana cartridge ranges offer real musicality and value.