Stow, OH 05-03-2006 As part of its Import Series of headphones recently debuted in the U.S., Audio-Technica has announced the availability of the ATH-PRO700 SV Professional Monitor Headphones. The ATH-PRO700 SV headphones are designed to provide DJs and other audio professionals with the highest level of sonic accuracy while offering maximum comfort for hours of listening in a variety of environments.

Incorporating a neodymium magnet system and rugged construction with an attractive and stylish look, the ATH-PRO700 SV headphones represent the latest in transducer technology from Audio-Technica, a leader in professional and consumer microphones, headphones, phono cartridges and accessories for over 40 years.

Featuring a low-profile, closed-back dynamic (circumaural isolation) design for excellent isolation in loud listening environments, the new ATH-PRO700 SV headphones have the ability to handle extremely high SPLs. They employ large-aperture drivers, CCAW voice coils, and OFC oxygen-free copper cable, as well as rotating earpieces to facilitate one-ear monitoring. The well-padded and easily adjustable headband ensures a comfortable, secure fit throughout extended DJ performances and personal listening sessions.

The circumaural design of Audio-Technica’s ATH-PRO700 SV headphones achieves remarkable isolation from ambient noise, ideal for privately auditioning tracks. With 53 mm diameter drivers, neodymium magnets, and 3,500 mW of power handling, these headphones deliver outstanding sound reproduction with extended bass frequency response. Plus they’re compact — designed to store in the provided pouch for ultimate portability. The single coiled cable (at left earpiece) terminates to a gold-plated stereo mini plug with included 1⁄4" adapter.

Main features of the ATH-PRO700 SV headphones include:
• Clear, well-defined treble, rich bass response
• Excellent isolation, perfect for immersive listening in loud environments
• 3,500 mW of power handling, high SPL capability
• 53 mm diameter drivers, neodymium magnets
• OFC (oxygen-free copper) wire cables, convenient one-side entry
• Compact, collapsible design, easy to store in provided pouch
• 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo connector with 1/4" (6.3 mm) adapter

The Audio-Technica Import Series ATH-PRO700 SV headphones are currently available with a U.S. MSRP of $279.00.

Celebrating over 40 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 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