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Orlando, FL 06-03-2003 INFOCOMM — Audio-Technica is exhibiting the AT891R/C Unidirectional Condenser Boundary Microphone designed for surface-mount applications in fixed installation, broadcast, professional recording, and sound reinforcement. Its small size makes the AT891R/C suitable for use in applications where minimum visibility is required.

Featuring an ultra-quiet touch pad switch, the AT891R/C offers two choices of switching modes, Local or Remote. In Local mode, the touch pad switch controls the mic, offering one of three settings: touch-on/touch off, touch-to-talk, and touch-to-mute. In the Remote mode, the touch pad switch acts as a separate contact closure for interfacing the AT891R/C with external devices, independent of the microphone. An LED is supplied on the unit to indicate when the microphone is “on.”

The AT891R/C provides distortion-free signal in even the most demanding situations, offers an extremely smooth frequency response, and comes with a switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter. Featuring a low-profile design (2.87" x 4.33" x 0.85") and enclosed in a rugged housing, the AT891R/C is available in a low-reflective matte black finish. A specially designed non-slip rubber bottom pad minimizes mechanical coupling of surface vibrations to the microphone. Included with the AT891R/C is a 20' shielded cable with a TA3F input connector to XLRM-type output connection. In addition, the output cable can be configured for either back- or bottom-of-mic positioning, allowing further flexibility for demanding applications such as boardrooms, council chambers, courtrooms, and places of worship.

The AT891R/C comes with a protective soft pouch; it is currently available with a suggested retail price of $300.00.

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, Ohio 44224. Tel: 330/686-2600; Fax: 330/688-3752.

For further information regarding product availability and pricing in Europe, please contact Denise Turner, 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 #955 during the June 2003 InfoComm Show in Orlando, FL.