The Audio-Technica AT-OC9 III AT-OC9/III phono cartridge is one
of the finest moving coil cartridges made. It is
manufactured extremely well in Japan and is very reliable. Its
performance is both world class and top class. It is one
of the cartridges of choice for the Linn LP12 with Ittock arms
and we just love them on everything else too!.
However, the AT-OC9ML/II is one of the worlds most tolerant
cartridges, and has all the benefits of being moving coil, read
the many reviews on the net? Our low price is no more than
the USA Dollar price, plus 5% import duty, 17.5% VAT.
No tricks here and supplied directly by Audio Technica UK
Sound Hi Fi. You get a one year Audio Technica UK warrantee.
The Audio-Technica AT-OC9 III is a significant achievement in
precision manufacturing with tolerances held to mere thousands
of an inch. Stringent quality control assures that these
tolerances, as well as performance criteria, are maintained by
every Audio-Technica AT-OC9 III phono cartridge. In addition,
the Audio-Technica AT-OC9/III phono cartridge features:
Dual-coil system for maximum channel separation.
High-flux samarium cobalt magnet for improved electrical
PCOCC ( Pure Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting) coil windings
for low-loss "transparent" signal transmission.
Gold-plated solid boron cantilever.
AT-OC9/III phono cartridge is the second generation of the
highly acclaimed model. A brand new design with a gold-plated
boron cantilever and MicroLine diamond tip, the AT-OC9 III has
received many accolades from music listeners and audiophiles.
Moving coil cartridges are preferred by many serious
audiophiles, citing clarity and transparency of tone, better
defined transients, precise stereo imaging and lower distortion
as reasons for their preference.
The Audio-Technica AT-OC9 III phono cartridge features a Microline stylus, PCOCC coil windings for low-loss signal
transmission, a high-flux samarium cobalt magnet and a low
resonance, gold-plated boron cantilever. Supplied with tools and
a fixing kit, also an individual frequency response plot.
Response 15-50,000 Hz
Channel Separation 31/21 (dB at 1 kHz/10 kHz)
Vertical Tracking Force 1.25-1.75 grams
Dynamic compliance 18 × 10-6cm/dyne
Static compliance 35.0 x 10-6 cm/Dyne @ 100HZ
Stylus Construction Nude square shank
40 × 7μm
Recommended Load Impedance 100 ohms
Output 0.4 (mV at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)
Balance 1.0 dB
Stylus Shape MicroLine™
Cantilever Gold-plated boron
Fitting kit supplied (as above)
On demonstration in Dartmouth Devon
A review by SoundStage
£499.95 inc VAT
If you see a lower price,
just let us know and we will beat it!
How do we get that price?
We love Audio Technica and we buy a shed load of stuff from
them. They seem to like us too, so we get the best
possible price, and 'cos we are nice guys, we pass this on to
Dave Cawley the owner of Sound Hi Fi explains " I have always
loved moving coil cartridges and had one of the first Dynavector
Ruby Karat in 1980, I was hooked! The OC9 is a world class
cartridge and we did a deal with Audio Technica, you can see by
the box label we buy in bulk! We believe in the OC9 so
much, that we even have Clearaudio deliver their award winning
Emotion turntable without a cartridge, so you can choose your
own, and what better choice than the OC9 ? "
are supplied by Audio Technica UK and guaranteed by Sound Hi Fi
and Audio Technica UK, no grey imports here!!