Audio-Technica Back to School Essentials

As summer nights cool down and sunscreen is reluctantly traded in for spiral notebooks, we have a few back to school essentials that could make the transition a bit easier for students.

From helping maintain focus during a marathon study session to sparking inspiration while lounging around the dorm room, music is an essential part of student life. Take campus by storm this semester with the best back to school gear for all aspects of student life.

Here are our favorite back to school essentials:

Back to School Music Essentials

Spinning Your Way to an A+

Over the past few years vinyl has made a massive comeback, quickly becoming the medium of choice for music lovers young and old. This semester your study zone can become the ultimate destination with the AT-LP60-BT fully automatic turntable with Bluetooth® wireless connectivity.

Listen to the sweet sounds of vinyl on a variety of compatible Bluetooth devices, including wireless speaker systems, headphones, A/V receivers and more! Have roommates? The AT-LP60-BT remembers up to eight devices so everyone can enjoy their favorite albums on their personal wireless devices.

Spin in style with three available colors: black (AT-LP60BK-BT), white (AT-LP60WH-BT) and navy (AT-LP60NV-BT).



Stay Focusedin-ear noise-cancelling headphones

Whether you’re a bookworm or just need some extra help focusing, we’re here to help. Our QuietPoint® Active Noise-Cancelling Headphones allow you to block out distractions around campus and hit the books with ease.

Trade in your old earbuds for the ATH-ANC33iS in-ear headphones, which provide up to 90% noise-cancellation along with outstanding sound and smartphone compatibility. With an in-line microphone and controller you’ll be able to answer calls and control music playback on the run.noise-cancelling headphones

Fans of over-ear headphones will enjoy the ATH-ANC50iS, which delivers up to 87% noise-cancellation and an immersive sound field thanks to large 40 mm drivers. Enjoy hours of uncompromised comfort with the ATH-ANC50iS’ heavily padded earcups, which further enhance isolation from outside noises. Portable enough to be taken anywhere on campus these headphones feature a detachable 3.9-foot (1.2 m) cable with in-line control and microphone and a zippered protective pouch.

Hit the Airwaves

USB microphoneIdeal for broadcasting majors, gamers and podcast enthusiasts, the AT2020USBi microphone captures audio directly on an iPad, tablet, smartphone, PC, or other compatible device.

No longer bound to a studio environment, the AT2020USBi allows you to capture high-quality recordings anywhere around campus. Record interviews for the campus newspaper or capture an epic voiceover track for your latest presentation, the possibilities are endless with this cardioid condenser microphone by your side.

Music On the Go

Cut the cord, keep the tunes. The ATH-SR5BT Hi-Res Audio headphones offer the ultimate freedom of Bluetooth technology while never sacrificing sound quality. The smartphone-compatible ATH-SR5BT features specially designed 45 mm drivers, which deliver extraordinary resolution and clarity with a smooth, wideband tonal balance. All the audiophiles on campus will be happy to learn that the ATH-SR5BT is Hi-Res Audio compliant when used with its supplied cable, making it ideal for use with high-resolution audio source material and playback devices.

The ATH-SR5BT is available in two color schemes, black and white.


These audio essentials will help you dominate this semester, in and out of the classroom. How are you preparing for the school year? Tell us in the comments below!


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