Audio Technica AT-ART9 Dual Moving Coil Cartridge
Audio Technica AT-ART9 Dual Moving Coil Cartridge

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Audio Technica AT-ART9 Dual Moving Coil Cartridge

$989.99
 
 
 
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SKU:
AT-ART9
UPC:
4961310122713

Utilizing the same vibration system, neodymium magnet and permendur yoke as the AT-OC9/III MicroCoil™ cartridge, the AT-ART9 is designed to provide sound reproduction of the highest quality. The cartridge’s special line contact stylus, with a 40 µm × 7 µm curvature radius and a 0.26 mm diameter solid boron cantilever, enables an extremely accurate reading of the record groove and faithful transfer of the signal from the stylus tip to the magnetic coil. The VC mold design ensures stability and rigidity, while the dual moving coil (fashioned from high-performance PCOCC wire) offers excellent stereo separation and improved frequency response for long-lasting performance. The hybrid housing of machined aluminum and hard plastic, along with the machined aluminum base supporting the magnetic circuit and vibration system, reduces unwanted resonance and supports stable playback.

Features

  • Premium magnetic core moving coil type cartridge
  • Builds on basic magnetic design of the limited-edition AT50ANV and vibration system of the AT-OC9/III
  • Special line contact stylus and solid boron cantilever with a 0.26 mm diameter
  • Neodymium magnet and permendur yoke significantly increase magnetic energy
  • PCOCC used for coils and terminal pins
  • Very high-quality magnetic circuit
  • VC mold design ensures stability and rigidity, limiting unnecessary coil movement and reducing distortion
  • Hybrid body of machined aluminum and hard plastic reduces unnecessary resonance
  • Machined aluminum base
  • High-separation, wide-response dual moving coil

Technical Specifications

Frequency Response 15-50,000 Hz
Channel Separation 30 (dB at 1 kHz)
Vertical Tracking Angle 23°
Vertical Tracking Force 1.6-2.0 g (1.8 g standard)
Stylus Construction Nude square shank
Recommended Load Impedance Min. 100 ohms
Coil Impedance 12 ohms (1 kHz)
DC Resistance 12 ohms
Coil Inductance 25 µH (1 kHz)
Output 0.5 mV (1 kHz, 5 cm/sec.)
Channel Balance 0.5 dB (1 kHz)
Stylus Shape Special line contact
Cantilever 0.26 mm diameter solid boron
Static Compliance 35 x 10-6 cm/dyne
Dynamic Compliance 18 x 10-6 cm/dyne (100 Hz)
Mount Half-inch
Weight 8.5 g (0.30 oz)
Dimensions 17.3 mm (0.68") H × 17.0 mm (0.67") W × 25.6 mm (1.01") D
Accessories Included Non-magnetic screwdriver; 2 washers; 2 nuts; cartridge installation screws (12 mm × 2, 18 mm × 2); plastic protector; brush; PCOCC lead wire set

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

Description

Utilizing the same vibration system, neodymium magnet and permendur yoke as the AT-OC9/III MicroCoil™ cartridge, the AT-ART9 is designed to provide sound reproduction of the highest quality. The cartridge’s special line contact stylus, with a 40 µm × 7 µm curvature radius and a 0.26 mm diameter solid boron cantilever, enables an extremely accurate reading of the record groove and faithful transfer of the signal from the stylus tip to the magnetic coil. The VC mold design ensures stability and rigidity, while the dual moving coil (fashioned from high-performance PCOCC wire) offers excellent stereo separation and improved frequency response for long-lasting performance. The hybrid housing of machined aluminum and hard plastic, along with the machined aluminum base supporting the magnetic circuit and vibration system, reduces unwanted resonance and supports stable playback.

Features

  • Premium magnetic core moving coil type cartridge
  • Builds on basic magnetic design of the limited-edition AT50ANV and vibration system of the AT-OC9/III
  • Special line contact stylus and solid boron cantilever with a 0.26 mm diameter
  • Neodymium magnet and permendur yoke significantly increase magnetic energy
  • PCOCC used for coils and terminal pins
  • Very high-quality magnetic circuit
  • VC mold design ensures stability and rigidity, limiting unnecessary coil movement and reducing distortion
  • Hybrid body of machined aluminum and hard plastic reduces unnecessary resonance
  • Machined aluminum base
  • High-separation, wide-response dual moving coil

Technical Specifications

Frequency Response 15-50,000 Hz
Channel Separation 30 (dB at 1 kHz)
Vertical Tracking Angle 23°
Vertical Tracking Force 1.6-2.0 g (1.8 g standard)
Stylus Construction Nude square shank
Recommended Load Impedance Min. 100 ohms
Coil Impedance 12 ohms (1 kHz)
DC Resistance 12 ohms
Coil Inductance 25 µH (1 kHz)
Output 0.5 mV (1 kHz, 5 cm/sec.)
Channel Balance 0.5 dB (1 kHz)
Stylus Shape Special line contact
Cantilever 0.26 mm diameter solid boron
Static Compliance 35 x 10-6 cm/dyne
Dynamic Compliance 18 x 10-6 cm/dyne (100 Hz)
Mount Half-inch
Weight 8.5 g (0.30 oz)
Dimensions 17.3 mm (0.68") H × 17.0 mm (0.67") W × 25.6 mm (1.01") D
Accessories Included Non-magnetic screwdriver; 2 washers; 2 nuts; cartridge installation screws (12 mm × 2, 18 mm × 2); plastic protector; brush; PCOCC lead wire set

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

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