Fast Delivery
Demonstration Facilites
Part Exchange Welcome

Audio-Technica AT-OC9XSL Moving Coil Cartridge

  • £679.99
  • (FREE UK Delivery)
  |   Usually dispatched within 24 hours
AT-OC9XSL Dual moving coil stereo cartridge with Special Line Contact stylus - Features a Nude Special Line Contact stylus and boron cantilever, Neodymium magnet and permendur yoke for increased magnetic energy and Features threaded inserts in the cartridge body.
Key Features:
  • Features Nude Special Line Contact stylus and boron cantilever with accurate tracking ability and high transient response
  • A neodymium magnet and permendur yoke provides dramatically increased magnetic energy
  • Threaded inserts in the cartridge body enable the cartridge to be mounted on to the headshell or integral tonearm with just two screws – no nuts required 
  • Aluminium body minimizes unwanted vibration for reduced resonance and a superior audio reproduction
  • Pure Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting process (PCOCC) is used for the coils to achieve pure signal transfer 
Since its introduction more than 30 years ago, Audio-Technica’s pioneering moving coil OC9 cartridge series has been prized by demanding vinyl listeners and professional critics alike for its musical transparency, expression of sound and precise construction. Special Line Contact as featured in our flagship ART1000, this diamond profile offers the ultimate in accurate sonic reproduction with a sense of space and realism to all instruments that few other configuration can achieve.
Technical Specifications:
  • Frequency Response: 20 - 50,000 Hz
  • Channel Separation: 28 dB (1 kHz)
  • Vertical Tracking Angle: 20 degrees
  • Stylus Construction: Nude rectangular shank
  • Recommended Load Impedance: Min 100 Ohms
  • Coil Impedance: 12 Ohms (1 kHz)
  • DC Resistance: 12 Ohms
  • Coil Inductance: 25 μH (1 kHz)
  • Output Voltage: 0.4 mV (@ 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)
  • Output Channel Balance: 0.5 dB (1 kHz)
  • Stylus Shape: Special Line Contact
  • Cantilever: 0.28 mm Ø nude boron
  • Static Compliance: 22 x 10 – 6 cm / dyne
  • Dynamic Compliance: 18 x 10 – 6 cm / dyne (100 Hz)
  • Mounting: 1/2” centers / Threaded inserts
  • Cartridge Weight: 7.6 g
  • Dimensions: 17.3 (H) x 16.8 (W) x 25.7 (L) mm
  • Accessories Included: 1 non magnetic screw driver / 1 brush / 2 washers / 4 pairs of mounting screws: 5mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm / 1 plastic protector
  • Body Material: Aluminium
  • Model: AT-OC9XSL
  • Stylus Size: 1.5 x 0.28 mil
  • Terminal Pins: Brass
  • Wire Used for Coil: PCOCC (Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting process.)

We endeavour to despatch same day for orders placed up to 2pm on available stock items (items with stock message "Usually dispatched within 24 hours"). Please remember to check with us first for a physical stock check if next day delivery is important to you. Any items with stock message "Usually dispatched within 72 hours" are items that we do not hold in stock but order in from the importer or manufacturer as soon as a customer order is received. Occasionally these may be delayed beyond 72 hours due to importer/manufacturer stock levels but we will inform you as soon as we can if this is the case.

UK ORDERS:  We despatch the bulk of our UK mainland items on a 24 hour service – Free of Charge.  Non Mainland locations - Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, the Scilly Isles, the Scottish highlands and Islands, the Channel Islands and Northern Ireland may take a day or so longer and are not Free of Charge. Smaller items are delivered using Royal Mail 24 or special delivery. Larger items are delivered using a courier service such as DPD or UPS. 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: We offer competitive rates which can be confirmed by email. Please just ask – we will need a full delivery address and telephone number. Smaller items are delivered using Royal Mail Small Packets Airmail with International Tracked and/or Signed depending on value of item and availability of the service. Larger International shipments are sent by insured and tracked services using UPS. If there are any delays due to specific customs regulations, etc, you will be contacted by Hifisound or by the courier with a request for any further information required. Customs duties can apply for shipments to any countries outside of the UK depending on where the product you have bought is made. Customers are responsible for all taxes and duties incurred when the items enter their country.

COLLECT IN STORE OR HOME INSTALL:At the request of the manufacturer some items cannot be supplied by mail order but you can click and buy them and then elect to collect them from our store or arrange a home install (if applicable). Applicable items clearly state that they are Collect in store or home install. Once ordered you will receive a message prompting you to contact us by phone or email to arrange for us to deliver and install or to reserve and collect from our store at your convenience, you will also be advised of the delivery time / stock availability as not all Home install / collect in store items are held in stock.