Stow, OH 01-14-2010 Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, announces updates to its award-winning Artist Elite® 4000 Series and 5000 Series Frequency-agile True Diversity UHF Wireless Systems. To reflect the enhancements, the letter “a” will be added to the end of all 4000 and 5000 Series system model numbers.

Product updates include a new backlit LCD on transmitters and locking battery door on UniPak® body-pack transmitters; two-color (green/red) power/mute LED to indicate on/mute status; new 25 kHz spacing, providing up to 996 selectable frequencies; and a new v3.0 of the AEW Control Interface Software, which now works with all popular operating systems. A newly announced five-year warranty is also included.

Audio-Technica’s updated Artist Elite 4000 and 5000 Series Frequency-agile True Diversity UHF Wireless Systems will be available Spring 2010. For more information, please visit

Celebrating over 45 years of audio excellence worldwide, Audio-Technica is a leading innovator in transducer technology, renowned for the design and manufacture of microphones, wireless microphones, headphones, mixers, and electronics for the audio industry.

—For more information on the complete range of Audio-Technica products, contact Karen Emerson, Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, OH 44224. Tel: (330) 686-2600; Fax: (330) 688-3752; Web:

—For further information regarding product availability and pricing in the United Kingdom, please contact Harvey Roberts (; in Germany, please contact Anja Groth (; in the rest of Europe, please contact Evangéline Pirot (

Audio-Technica is exhibiting at Booth 6740 during Winter NAMM 2010 in Anaheim, CA.