— Company offers cost-effective solution for transferring classic LPs to digital files —

Stow, OH 12-11-2006 Audio-Technica, a leader in the design and manufacturer of consumer and professional microphones, headphones, phono cartridges and accessories for over 40 years, has introduced the AT-LP2Da LP-to-Digital Recording System. Ideal for creating CDs and MP3 files, the AT-LP2Da system includes everything needed to transfer classic LPs to digital media files.

The system consists of the AT-PL50 Automatic Stereo Turntable, Cakewalk PYRO software, and interface cable. The AT-PL50 turntable features a built-in switchable phono preamp for direct connection to a computer, fully automatic operation, 33-1/3 and 45 RPM speed selector, aluminum platter, audiophile Dual Magnet™ stereo cartridge with replaceable stylus, and a balanced tone arm with soft damping control. Also included is Cakewalk’s PYRO Software which allows creation of MP3, WAV and WMA files. The PYRO Software features a DeClicker and a DeNoiser tool for removing clicks, pops, crackles, hiss and hum from LPs, and design software that allows the user to create a full-color CD label with jewel-case insert. In addition, the AT-LP2Da LP-to-Digital Recording System adapter cable interfaces the system with most popular computer audio inputs.

The Audio-Technica AT-LP2Da LP-to-Digital Recording System is available December 2006 with a U.S. MSRP of $199.00.

Celebrating over four decades of audio excellence, Audio-Technica is renowned worldwide for a broad range of professional and consumer audio products, including high-performance microphones, headphones, 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 and house-of-worship venues. Learn more at

—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 Europe, please contact Denise Burnage, marketing, Audio-Technica Ltd., Old Lane, Leeds LS11 8AG England. Tel: +44 (0) 113 277 1441,
Fax: +44 (0) 113 270 4836

Audio-Technica is exhibiting at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Booth #71137 during the 2007 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV.