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Audio-Technica Reintroduces its Classic ATM25 Hypercardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone with Limited Edition A-T 50th Anniversary Model

— Rugged microphone is ideal for kick drum, toms and other highly dynamic instruments —

Stow, OH 12-29-2011 This year, Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology currently celebrating “50 Years of Passionate Listening,” is introducing a number of limited edition products featuring a distinct Audio-Technica Anniversary design and color scheme. Of special note is the ATM25/LE, which is a special reintroduction of A-T’s classic ATM25 Hypercardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone, which A-T is bringing back based on overwhelming requests from loyal users.

The ATM25/LE has the exact same features and functionality as the original ATM25, but sports a silver-colored metallic finish with blue accents and a 50th anniversary graphic. Additionally, a unique serial number is etched on the surface of each ATM25/LE unit. The ATM25/LE is ideal for kick drum, toms, and other highly dynamic instruments, handling very high sound pressure levels at close range and big, warm low-frequency response with excellent presence. It also offers very full sound on close-up vocals and dialogue. The microphone features a multi-level grille and rugged construction, and it comes with a soft protective pouch.

ATM25/LE Specifications:
Element Dynamic
Polar Pattern Hypercardioid
Frequency Response 30-15,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity -54 dB (1.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Impedance 600 ohms
Weight 13.8 oz (390 g)
Dimensions 4.63" (117.5 mm) long,
1.61" (41.0 mm) head diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Furnished Integral stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; soft protective pouch
Audio-Technica Style Case R2

The ATM25/LE Hypercardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone is now available with a U.S. MSRP of $489.00.

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Celebrating 50 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:

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