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. Special Line Contact as described in our flagship ART1000, this diamond profile offers the ultimate in accurate sound reproduction with a sense of space and realism to all the instruments that few other configurations can achieve.
Features Special bare line Contact stylus and boron cantilever with accurate tracking and high transient response
A neodymium magnet and a permendur yoke provide greatly increased 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 obtain pure signal transfer