Since its introduction more than 30 years ago, Audio-Technica's pioneering OC9 range of moving-coil cartridges has been appreciated by discerning vinyl listeners and professional critics for its musical transparency, sound expression and precise construction. Featuring a square shank for accurate stylus alignment and a bare diamond for greater recovery of fine details.
With low-mass naked elliptical stylus and aluminum cantilever
A neodymium magnet and a pure iron yoke provide greater magnetic energy
The threaded inserts in the cartridge body allow the cartridge to be mounted on the shell of the head or on the integral arm with just two screws - no nuts are needed
The aluminum body minimizes unwanted vibrations for reduced resonance and superior audio reproduction
The Pure Copper process by Ohno Continuous Casting (PCOCC) is used for the coils to get the purest signal possible