AUDIO-TECHNICA INTRODUCES ATH-T44 AND ATH-T22 DYNAMIC STEREO HEADPHONES


Indianapolis, IN 07-22-2005 NAMM SUMMER SESSION Audio-Technica will be unveiling the new ATH-T44 and ATH-T22 Dynamic Stereo Headphones at this Summer NAMM Show. The new models utilize A-Ts latest transducer technology and provide the highest level of sonic accuracy in a design engineered to provide maximum comfort for hours of listening. In addition, both models are available at extremely affordable price points.

An ideal choice for project studio engineers, home recordists and recording musicians, the ATH-T44 Dynamic Stereo Headphones feature a circumaural, closed-back design providing exceptional clarity and superior isolation in high-volume listening situations. The headphones utilize 40 mm drivers with high-output neodymium magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils. The ATH-T44s also have an extended frequency response of 18 23,000 Hz, and a sensitivity of 108 dB, providing rich bass response with an extended high end. Additionally, they employ rotating earpieces as well as a lightweight, self-adjusting headband to ensure maximum listening comfort with minimal ear fatigue. Featuring a gold-plated stereo 1/8" (3.5 mm) connector with strain relief and snap-on 1/4" (6.3 mm) adapter, as well as a sturdy, ultra-flexible 9.8" (3.0 m) cable, and weighing a mere 6.7 ounces, the ATH-T44s are the perfect choice for discriminating recording enthusiasts.

The ATH-T22 Dynamic Stereo Headphones feature a low profile, circumaural, closed-back design providing maximum power handling capability with a clean, linear low-end response. Also offering excellent clarity and isolation in high-volume listening situations, the ATH-T22 headphones utilize proprietary 40 mm drivers. With a frequency response of 20 22,000 Hz and a sensitivity of 100 dB, the ATH-T22s employ rotating earpieces as well as a lightweight, self-adjusting headband that provides maximum listening comfort. Featuring a gold-plated stereo 1/8" (3.5 mm) connector with strain relief and snap-on 1/4" (6.3 mm) adapter, as well as a sturdy, ultra-flexible 9.8" (3.0 m) cable, the lightweight (6.0 ounce) ATH-T22s are a cost-effective choice for accurate audio monitoring.

The ATH-T44 headphones have a U.S. MSRP of $79.95 while the ATH-T22 have a U.S. MSRP of $59.95. Both models will be available in September 2005.

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: www.audio-technica.com

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 Booth #1011 during the 2005 NAMM Summer Session in Indianapolis, IN.