— Audio-Technica’s Artist Elite® 5000 Series Wireless is the popular choice at the world's premier Latin music awards show —

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Thalía performs using Audio-Technica’s Artist Elite® 5000 Series Wireless System with the AEW-T5400 handheld microphone/transmitter, at the 7th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards held November 2, 2006 in New York City, NY. Photo by Seth Wenig/AP Images. (This photo is the property of Seth Wenig/AP Images and may be used by the press only for the purpose of one-time reproduction. Unauthorized use, alteration or reproduction of this photograph is strictly prohibited.)

Stow, OH 11-06-2006 Following this year’s dominance at the 48th Annual GRAMMY® awards, leading microphone manufacturer Audio-Technica carried that theme to the world's premier Latin music awards show — the 7th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards which was held on November 2 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The show was broadcast live on the Univision Network.

Artists who performed using Audio-Technica’s Artist Elite® 5000 Series UHF Wireless System, with the AEW-T5400 handheld microphone/transmitter and AEW-R5200 true diversity frequency-agile dual receiver, included: Thalía, Grupo Pesado, Joan Sebastian, Gilberto Santa Rosa, and Andy Montañez.

John Harris, Music Mixer for the 7th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, explained, “I used a wide selection of Audio-Technica microphones at the 48th Annual GRAMMY Awards with great success, and I wanted to have that same kind of reliability and audio performance at the Latin GRAMMYs. I need to have the highest level of sonic consistency from artist to artist, and that’s what I get with Audio-Technica.”

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: