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Audio-Technica Debuts Its SonicFuel™ AX Over-Ear Headphones at CES 2014

— The Audio-Technica AX over-ear headphones are an extension of the SonicFuel line of headphones and provide the quality audio sound that consumers are looking for —

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Left to right: ATH-AX5iSGM (gun metal grey); ATH-AX5iSBK (black) & ATH-AX5iSGM (gun metal grey); ATH-AX3iSBK (black), ATH-AX3iSNV (navy blue) & ATH-AX3iSRD (red); ATH-AX1iSBK (black), ATH-AX1iSRD (red), ATH-AX1iSWH (white), ATH-AX1iSBL (blue) & ATH-AX1iSGY (grey); ATH-AX5BK (black) & ATH-AX5GM (gun metal grey); ATH-AX3BK (black), ATH-AX3NV (navy blue) & ATH-AX3RD (red).

Stow, OH 01-07-2014 At CES 2014, Audio-Technica is premiering its SonicFuel AX over-ear headphones, expanding on the SonicFuel line of headphones, which includes the new CKX in-ear models, as well as other on-ear and in-ear headphones. The AX over-ear headphones offer sleek, comfortable design, superior sound quality and three models with smartphone and iPhone® compatibility. Designed to fuel listeners’ passion for enjoying their favorite music wherever they go, the new AX headphones include the ATH-AX5iS, ATH-AX3iS and ATH-AX1iS models with microphones, and ATH-AX5 and ATH-AX3 without microphones.

The three “iS” models have universal smartphone compatibility; they’re fully compatible with today’s latest smartphone devices from companies like Apple, Samsung, HTC and more. These models have a built-in microphone and a cord-mounted remote, enabling users to answer calls and control music/video playback on compatible devices. Simply press the “Audio-Technica” logo/button to activate the mic or scroll through music tracks. The volume control is also easily accessible. All the over-ear headphones feature swiveling earcups for a perfect over-ear fit, and the ATH-AX5iS/ATH-AX5 and ATH-AX3iS/ATH-AX3 models have a padded headband for additional comfort.

The top-of-the-line ATH-AX5iS and ATH-AX5 (SRP US$89.95 and US$84.95) incorporate large 40mm drivers in a durable aluminum and ABS housing for impactful, immersive sound. Both models are available in two stylish finishes, black with blue accents and gun metal with red accents, and come with a matching flat, tangle-free cord and a carrying pouch.

The ATH-AX3iS and ATH-AX3 (SRP US$59.95 and US$54.95) feature a 40mm driver for powerful, expansive sound quality. They come in black with white trim, blue with orange trim, and red with black trim, and they have a flat, tangle-free cord. The high-value ATH-AX1iS (SRP US$39.95) features a 36mm driver for clear, dynamic audio quality and comes in five eye-catching color combinations including black, white, red, blue with gray trim, and gray with green accents.

The new Audio-Technica SonicFuel AX over-ear headphones will be available in spring 2014.

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