Audio-Technica AT-OC9XML Dual Moving Coil Cartridge

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  • $464.99

  • $549.00


The AT-OC9XML Dual Moving Coil cartridge with Microlinear stylus is designed to provide outstanding channel separation. The Pure Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting (PCOCC) coils ensure pure audio transmission and are aligned in a reverse V-shaped formation to exert less pressure on the stylus, thereby minimizing distortion. Audio quality is further enhanced by a rigid aluminum body that reduces resonance, a neodymium magnet and premium permendur yoke that increase the magnetic energy, and the nude Microlinear stylus on a boron cantilever that tracks the record groove with incredible accuracy, low distortion and high-transient response. The cartridge body has been pre-threaded, enabling it to be mounted to a headshell or integral tonearm with just two screws – no nuts required.

  • Dual Moving Coil design, featuring independent coils for both left and right channels, provides outstanding channel separation
  • The coils are aligned in a reverse V-shaped formation, which exerts less pressure on the stylus, thereby minimizing distortion
  • The cartridge body is pre-threaded, enabling it to be mounted onto the headshell or integral tonearm with just two screws – no nuts required
  • Nude Microlinear stylus and boron cantilever provide lower distortion and high transient response
  • A neodymium magnet and a premium permendur yoke with high saturation flux density and outstanding magnetic properties further enhance the concentrated magnetic field of the coil gap
  • Aluminum body minimizes unwanted vibration for reduced resonance and superior audio reproduction
  • Pure Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting process (PCOCC) is used for the coils to achieve pure signal transfer

Type

Dual Moving Coil

Body Material

Aluminum

Frequency Response

20-47,000 Hz

Channel Separation

27 dB (1 kHz)

Vertical Tracking Angle

20°

Vertical Tracking Force

1.8-2.2 g (2.0 g standard)

Recommended Load Impedance

Min. 100 ohms (when head amplifier is connected)

Coil Impedance

12 ohms (1 kHz)

DC Resistance

12 ohms

Coil Inductance

25 mH (1 kHz)

Output

0.4 mV (at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)

Channel Balance

1.0 dB (1 kHz)

Stylus Shape

Microlinear

Stylus Type

Nude square shank

Stylus Curvature Radius

2.2 x 0.12 mil

Cantilever

0.28 mm diameter nude boron

Static Compliance

20 x 10-6 cm/dyne

Dynamic Compliance

16 x 10-6 cm/dyne (100 Hz)

Wire Used for Coil

PCOCC

Terminal Pins

Brass

Mount

Half-inch

Weight

7.6 g (0.3 oz)

Dimensions

17.3 mm (0.68") H × 16.8 mm (0.66") W × 25.7 mm (1.01") D

Accessories Included

Non-magnetic screwdriver; 2 washers; cartridge installation screws (5 mm × 2, 8 mm × 2, 10 mm x 2, 12 mm x 2); plastic protector; brush

Mounting Feature: Threaded body

Note: moving coil cartridges require receivers or preamps with compatible inputs; their stylus assemblies are not field-replaceable.