Category Archives: Headphones

Back to School in Style

As we started to plan our last few summer concerts and nights making s’mores over the fire, we had to catch our breath at the thought that summer will actually be over soon.

But fear not! You can return to school this September in style. There’s no better motivation to get back to your studies than having a new pair of headphones to continue to play your favorite summer jams.

Not sure what headphones will work best? No problem! From in-ear headphones for those on the move to award-winning noise-cancelling technology to drown out your roommate’s snoring, here’s our guide for picking your new headphones.

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The A-T Summer Essentials Headphones Guide

With summer in full swing, you may find yourself with more to do than you have time for. But that’s the beauty of summer!

Perhaps you’re the outdoorsy type, eager to hike your way across America in the heat of the summer sun. Maybe you prefer late night clubbing. Or maybe your dream summer will unfold in your own living room, as you climb the ranks in your favorite video game.

Whatever your dream summer looks like, Audio-Technica has the right headphones to make sure you’re always listening.

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A-T at InfoComm 2014

InfoComm is the largest professional AV industry trade show and A-T was part of all the action.

From June 18–20 in Las Vegas, more than 950 AV companies showcased more than 10,000 products for the 36,000-plus people in attendance. The desert heat was oppressive, with the temperature breaking 100 degrees on Friday, but it was no match for the cutting-edge AV technology inside the convention center.

We added five new products to our expansive line of innovative, professional audio gear, and all this cool tech was more than enough to combat the summer heat. Here’s what we rolled out:

audio-technica headphonesATND971 Network Microphone

This ATND971 condenser boundary microphone features a Dante™ network output and user programmable switch. Use the switch to trigger a camera, dim the lights, or control some other device on the network, all while keeping your presentation rolling with clear audio.

Here’s a brief explanation of what you can do with the ATND971:

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The M-Series Selector | Find Your Studio Monitor Headphones

Audio-Technica M-Series headphones have enlightened experienced engineers and critical listeners alike since the original ATH-M50 headphones first hit the scene.

Today, the M-Series boasts a remastered version of the original M50, plus three other pro-grade headphones to choose from. If you’re thinking about jumping into the world of serious studio monitor headphones, we encourage you to take the plunge with one of our new M-Series models. Below we reveal what sets our M-Series apart.

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Introducing Our New Gaming Headsets: ATH-ADG1 and ATH-AG1

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Audio-Technica is very excited to announce its foray into the world of gaming headsets. We’ve funneled more than 50 years of expert sound research into these headphones for the gamer who cares about quality sound.

With the release of the ATH-ADG1 and ATH-AG1 Gaming Headsets, we bring the concept of virtual reality home. The immersive sound quality of these headsets has a transporting effect, allowing users to slip away from their surroundings and experience the action of the game as if they were actually living it. Let’s take a look at the features.

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Audio-Technica Hits the Streets at SXSW 2014

Since its inception in 1987, South by Southwest (SXSW) has rapidly grown into one of the biggest multimedia events in the world. People from far corners of the world flock to SXSW in greater numbers each year to share in the excitement.

In March, Audio-Technica was fortunate to have a booth during the festival. We brought some A-T gear along with us and we also worked with the Austin Music Foundation (AMF) to spread the word about local music. We dove headlong into Austin’s dizzying, amorphous SXSW culture.

In short, we had a blast. What follows is a roundup of our favorite moments at this year’s SXSW.
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The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Stops to Make Music at NAMM

We love talking about our friends at The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus who are traveling the globe to provide students with free studio time.

The Lennon Bus is committed to providing these students and their schools with personalized, customized studio sessions where they get a crash course in writing, recording and producing music. The portable studio is equipped with all the best accoutrements, including Audio-Technica pro mics & headphones.


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The Big Show: NAMM 2014

namm pic 1Every year, there’s one event for us that is bigger than Christmas – the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show.

At the 2014 NAMM Show, we unveiled a few big products that our team is really proud of. Big show, big ideas.

Amid the throngs of colorful characters, famous singers, and legendary producers, we at A-T focused this year on listening to what you wanted. When the people speak, we listen. Here are the products we unveiled at NAMM 2014 to keep you always listening.

 

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Looking Back on the SonicFuel™ Experiences at CES 2014

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) showcased a variety of innovative technologies, from 4K televisions and 3D printers to cutting-edge audio equipment – and Audio-Technica was at the forefront of the action with our SonicFuel Experience.

We invited audio dealers and members of the press to experience our new SonicFuel ATH-CKX line of headphones during 20-minute sessions – which included a demonstration, fitting and photo op with a complimentary pair of ATH-CKX5iS headphones – and the response was overwhelmingly positive.

 

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