— Company pledges support to a range of charitable causes in its yearly fund-raising event —

Orlando, FL 06-07-2006 INFOCOMM — Audio-Technica U.S., Inc. recently held its ninth One-Day Charity Sale promotional event with $16,000 in proceeds going to non-profit organizations. A number of worthy groups have been named as beneficiaries of this annual drive, which A-T created to raise awareness and support for charitable organizations serving a broad range of community needs. This year’s recipients included:

The American Red Cross — a humanitarian organization that helps millions of people each year prevent, prepare for and cope with emergencies.

America's Second Harvest — a U.S. hunger-relief organization that distributes food to millions of hungry Americans through a network of food banks and food-rescue organizations.

The MusiCares Foundation — provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need, and also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.

Volunteers of America — a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.

The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada — dedicated to working within the community to fulfill heart-felt wishes for children diagnosed with high-risk, life-threatening illnesses.

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation — a national charitable organization dedicated to the support and advancement of breast cancer research, education, diagnosis and treatment.

Audio-Technica U.S. President/CEO Philip Cajka remarked, “Every year we look forward to announcing the recipients of funds raised in A-T’s One-Day Charity Sale. Our commitment to helping fund worthwhile causes remains the driving force behind this campaign, and we are pleased to see the results of this coordinated effort go to such well-deserving organizations.”

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:

Audio-Technica is exhibiting at Booth #2872 during InfoComm 2006 in Orlando, FL.