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Audio Technica AT-ART9 Moving Coil Cartridge

$1,499.00 inc. GST

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The Audio Technica AT-ART9 sits at the top of the Audio Technica cartridge range only surpassed by the new AT-ART1000. Combining the craftsmanship, artistry and leading-edge engineering derived from the AT50ANV, AT-ART7 and AT-OC9/III cartridges, the AT-ART9 employs a vibration system and magnetic circuit that are the best-ever within the series thus resulting in exquisitely transparent and naturally complete sound quality. It is so startlingly honest that your ears convey to your mind and it comes to a singularly quick conclusion – this is real music at its best. Just like the body knows real sugar from processed substitute.

Its new magnetic circuit design adopts permendur yoke and neodymium magnet for dramatically increased magnetic energy, extremely low noise and improved bass response.

Special line contact stylus with tip curvature radii of 40μm × 7μm adopted in AT50ANV and solid boron cantilever with a 0.26 mm diameter allow accurate transfer of music signals from the stylus tip to the generating coil.

Dual moving coil for high separation and wide response.

Hybrid body inherited from the AT-ART7 cartridge design to suppress unwanted parasitic and deleterious resonances. The housing is made of machined aluminum materials to dissipate parasitic resonances for unimpeded sound quality and clarity.

PCOCC coil wiring for direct and pure signal transmission.

High-quality brass screws for headshell attachment offers the best match for optimal sound quality.

Type Magnetic Core Moving Coil
Frequency Response 15 to 50,000 Hz
Channel Separation 30 dB (1 kHz)
Channel Balance 0.5 dB (1 kHz)
Coil Impedance 12 W (1 kHz)
DC Resistance 12 W
Tracking Force 1.6 to 2.0 g (standard 1.8 g)
Vertical Tracking Angle 23 degrees
Recommended Load Impedance Min 100 W
Coil Inductance 25 mH (1 kHz)
Static Compliance 35 x 10 – 6 cm / dyne
Dynamic Compliance 18 x 10 – 6 cm / dyne (100 Hz)
Output Voltage 0.5 mV (at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)
Stylus Shape Special Line Contact Stylus
Cantilever 0.26 mm Ø solid boron
Stylus Construction Nude square shank
Mount 1/2” centers
Dimensions 17.3 (H) x 17.0 (W) x 25.6 (L) mm
Weight 8.5 g
Accessories 1 non magnetic screw driver; 1 brush; 2 washers; 2 x 12 mm mounting screws; 2 Nuts; 2 x 18 mm mounting screws; 1 plastic protector; 1 set of PCOCC Lead Wires (AT6106)

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