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EL Moving Coil Cartridge - Elliptical Stylus / Low Output - (Open Box Special)

SKU bst-cr-328-cert9

brilliant sound at relatively low price, for high output preamps
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Open Box / B-Stock Notes

  • exterior grade: 9.0 out of 10 - near mint, very light surface wear
  • item cosmetic note: n/a
  • item function: ✔️ tested
  • item exterior packaging: original, packaging may show damage
  • note: all open box / b-stock items are final sale


  • audiophile moving coil (MC) cartridge with synthetic elliptical stylus
  • Low Output model: for use with high-gain phono preamps + MC phono preamps
  • premium hifi sound at a relatively affordable cost of entry; comparable performance to cartridges that cost several times more
  • hand assembled + fine-tuned in Japan by skilled artisans w/ 50 years of cartridge production expertise
  • also available in high output version for use with MM phono stages

"Approachable price, brilliant sound, and exceptional reviews have catapulted Hana into one of the top sellers in the Moving Coil category." - TTL


  • suggested load impedance / set loading: >400ohms
  • stylus type: synthetic elliptical
  • cantilever: aluminum
  • output: 2mV
  • output balance: <2dB 1KH
  • tracking force: 2g
  • channel separation: 22dB/1kHz
  • freq. response: 15-25,000Hz
  • impedance: 300ohms/1kHz
  • weight: 5g
UPC: 05813368

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