AUDIO-TECHNICA SHOWCASES WIDE RANGE OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE HEADPHONES AT CES 2009


Las Vegas, NV 01-08-2009 At CES 2009, Audio-Technica is exhibiting a wide variety of high-performance noise-cancelling headphones and in-ear, on-ear and over-ear models, including the company’s first-ever portable headphones lineup created especially for women.

Crystal Griffith, Audio-Technica Consumer Marketing Manager, noted, “For 2009, Audio-Technica offers headphones for every listener. All feature premium-quality drivers and components to deliver clear, natural sound from any music source. The headphones are available in a wide selection of styles, for everyone seeking the very best in personal music listening.”

Audio-Technica’s women’s headphones combine appealing design with outstanding sound, portability and value, and come in a variety of vibrant colors. The ATH-CK1W, ATH-CK6W and ATH-CK52W in-ear models include three sizes of eartips, for superior comfort and acoustic isolation. The ATH-ES3W and ATH-ON3W on-ear headphones are sleek and ultralight, yet deliver expansive sound. Ranging from $59.99 to $99.95 SRP, all come with a handy cord wrap and carrying case or travel pouch.

The Audio-Technica ATH-CK6A, ATH-CKM50A, ATH-CK7A and ATH-CK9 in-ear headphones deliver richly detailed, full-range sound – along with outstanding value (SRP: $99.95 to $299.95). The ATH-CK10 sets new sonic standards for in-ear headphones, thanks to its separate low- and high-frequency neodymium-magnet drivers and dual-balanced-armature design. (SRP: $499.95)

The on-ear and over-ear ATH-ON3A, ATH-ES3A, ATH-FC700A, ATH-SQ5A and ATH-ES7 headphones are lightweight, portable and durable, with stylish designs that offer total comfort. (SRP: $69.95 – $199.95). The over-ear ATH-ESW9A (SRP: $549.95) combines ultra-high-end audiophile performance with a stunning appearance, featuring advanced-technology neodymium-magnet drivers and ear housings made from striking African paddock wood.

At CES, Audio-Technica’s is also featuring its QuietPoint® ATH-ANC3 in-ear and ATH-ANC7 on-ear active noise-cancelling headphones (SRP: $169.95 and $219.95) that eliminate 85% of outside noise, its AT-LP2D-USB LP-to-digital recording system (SRP: $229.00), and other innovative products.

Celebrating 47 years of audio excellence, Audio-Technica is renowned worldwide for a broad range of consumer and professional audio products, including high-performance headphones, microphones, wireless systems, turntables and phono cartridges. Winner of numerous industry awards, Audio-Technica designs and manufactures products that set quality, durability and price/performance standards for major concert tours, broadcast and recording studios, corporate and government facilities, theaters, house-of-worship venues, and consumer applications. Learn more at www.audio-technica.com.

—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: www.audio-technica.com

—For further information regarding product availability and pricing in the United Kingdom, please contact Denise Burnage (dburnage@audio-technica.co.uk); in Germany, please contact Anja Groth (a.groth@audio-technica.de); in the rest of Europe, please contact Evangéline Pirot (epirot@audio-technica-europe.com).

Audio-Technica will be exhibiting at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth #26626 during CES 2009 in Las Vegas, NV.