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Audio-Technica’s ATH-PRO500MK2 Professional DJ Monitor Headphones Bring Pro-Style Audio Quality and Durability to Consumers

Stow, OH 01-05-2013 At CES Audio-Technica now offers its ATH-PRO500MK2 DJ monitor-style headphones, which bring the professional-style durability, functionality and audio quality that DJs rely on to listeners everywhere. Available in black, and a striking red and black version, the ATH-PRO500MK2 features swiveling earpieces (50º/90º) for every listening and monitoring preference and is engineered to deliver exceptional sound.

The ATH-PRO500MK2 employs large-diameter 53 mm drivers with an exceptionally wide 10 Hz – 30,000 Hz frequency response in acoustically efficient housings. The sonic result is authoritative, articulate bass, a clear, detailed midrange and open, well-defined treble. The headphones’ generously padded construction provides maximum comfort even during extended use, and the swivel ear pieces ensure a perfect fit for every listening and DJ monitoring application.

The ATH-PRO500MK2 has a durable frame and a soft elastomer grip that provides non-slip stability during DJ use. It is supplied with two detachable cords, one straight and one coiled that attach to the headphones with a screw-on connector. The ATH-PRO500MK2 is foldable for compact portability. It is currently available at a suggested retail price of US$179.95.

Celebrating over 50 years of audio excellence, Audio-Technica is renowned worldwide for a broad range of consumer and professional audio products, including high-performance headphones, microphones, 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
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— For more information on the complete range of Audio-Technica products, contact Karen Emerson or Crystal Griffith, Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, OH 44224. Tel: (330) 686-2600; Fax: (330) 688-3752.

— For further information regarding product availability and pricing in the United Kingdom, please contact Harvey Roberts (; in Germany, please contact Anja Groth (; in the rest of Europe, please contact Evangéline Pirot (

Audio-Technica is exhibiting at the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall Lower Level, Booth #21138 during CES 2013 in Las Vegas, NV.