AT-OC9XEN

Dual moving coil stereo cartridge with Elliptical nude stylus

  • Features low mass nude elliptical stylus and aluminium cantilever
  • A neodymium magnet and pure iron yoke provide increased magnetic energy
  • Features threaded inserts in the cartridge body
  • Aluminium body minimizes unwanted vibration for reduced resonance
  • PCOCC is used for the coils to achieve pure signal transmission

£300.00 (inc. VAT)

AT-OC9XEN AT-OC9XEN AT-OC9XEN

AT-OC9XEN

The next Generation of the legendary OC9 cartridge series

Since its introduction more than 30 years ago, Audio-Technica’s pioneering moving coil OC9 cartridge series has been prized by demanding vinyl listeners and professional critics alike for its musical transparency, expression of sound and precise construction. Featuring a square shank for accurate stylus alignment and nude diamond for increased fine detail retrieval.

  • Features low mass nude elliptical stylus and aluminium cantilever
  • A neodymium magnet and pure iron yoke provide increased magnetic energy
  • Threaded inserts in the cartridge body enable the cartridge to be mounted on to the headshell or integral tonearm with just two screws – no nuts required 
  • Aluminium body minimizes unwanted vibration for reduced resonance and a superior audio reproduction
  • Pure Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting process (PCOCC) is used for the coils to achieve the purest signal possible
 

Elliptical Bonded Stylus

Elliptical diamond stylus follows the groove modulation with greater precision compared to a conical stylus, offering improved frequency and phase responses whilst reducing distortion.

Easy mounting

Threaded holes in the cartridge body enable the cartridge to be mounted on to the headshell, or integral tonearm, with just two screws M2.6 – no nuts or bolts required.

Aluminium Body

Aluminum body minimizes unwanted vibration for reduced resonance and superior audio reproduction

Made in Japan

Produced in the Audio-Technica Fukui factory in Japan under strict quality control for precise manufacturing.

AT-OC9XEN
Model AT-OC9XEN
Mounting 1/2” centers / Threaded inserts
Frequency Response 20 to 30,000 Hz
Body Material Aluminium
Channel Separation 25 dB (1 kHz)
Output Channel Balance 1.5 dB (1 kHz)
Output Voltage 0.35 mV (at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)
Vertical Tracking Angle 20 degrees
Vertical Tracking Force Range 1.8 to 2.2 g (standard 2.0 g)
Stylus Shape Elliptical Nude
Stylus Size 0.3 x 0.7 mil
Stylus Construction Nude square shank
Cantilever Aluminium pipe
Coil Impedance 12 Ohms (1 kHz)
Coil Inductance 25 μH (1 kHz)
DC Resistance 12 Ohms
Static Compliance 20 x 10 – 6 cm / dyne
Dynamic Compliance 9 x 10 – 6 cm / dyne (100 Hz)
Terminal Pins Brass
Wire Used for Coil PCOCC (Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting process.)
Recommended Load Impedance Min 100 Ohms
Cartridge Weight 7.6 g
Dimensions 17.3 (H) x 16.8 (W) x 25.7 (L) mm
Accessories Included 1 non magnetic screw driver
1 brush
2 washers
4 pairs of mounting screws: 5mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm
1 plastic protector

AT-OC9XEN

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A Legacy in Innovation

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Two Year Limited Warranty

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