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Audio-Technica Holds Successful AT5047 Launch Event at Westlake Pro

— Standing-room-only event showcased the AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone, the latest addition to A-T’s acclaimed 50 Series —

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Photo 1: Pictured L-R: Joe Taupier (President, Westlake Pro), Darryl Phinnessee (GRAMMY®-winning vocalist), Ed Cherney (EMMY® and multi-GRAMMY-winning engineer/producer/mixer), George Adjieff (CEO, Westlake Pro) and Matthew Jensen (Audio-Technica). Photo by Yu Howe, Clyne Media Inc. © 2017.

Photo 2: Pictured L-R: GRAMMY®-winning vocalist Darryl Phinnessee; Dean Palya, Westlake Pro Director of Marketing; and EMMY® and multi-GRAMMY-winning engineer/producer/mixer Ed Cherney. Photo by Matthew Jensen © 2017.

Stow, OH 08-03-2017 Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, recently launched its AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone to a standing-room-only crowd at Westlake Pro in North Hollywood, CA, on the evening of Thursday, July 27, 2017.

The event featured a candid and intimate conversation with EMMY® and multi-GRAMMY® Award-winner engineer/producer/mixer Ed Cherney, followed by a demonstration of the AT5047 by GRAMMY-winning vocalist Darryl Phinnessee.

The most recent addition to A-T’s acclaimed 50 Series (which also includes the AT5040 vocal microphone and AT5045 instrument mic), the AT5047 is a premier studio microphone that features the same capsule as the AT5040 but with a transformer-coupled output and optimized electronics that help provide the highest dynamic range of any A-T microphone at 142 dB. It is equally at home capturing instruments and vocals.

George Adjieff, CEO, Westlake Pro, remarked, “What a great night! As always, the Audio-Technica team really did a magnificent job in working with the Westlake Pro crew to organize this spectacular event, and most importantly, in developing this incredible mic! Looking around the room was like seeing a ‘Who's-Who’ of the music industry, with many GRAMMY-winning engineers and producers, as well as studio personnel from our L.A. music community. It was simply a wonderful night.”

The AT5047 is now available at a U.S. price of $3,499.00.

Celebrating over 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:

— For further information regarding product availability and pricing in Europe (excluding France and Germany), contact Tim Page ( In Germany, contact Sandi Bischof (; in France, contact Cynthia El Hakim (