Audio-Technica Introduces New Headphones in CES 2016

At CES 2016 in Las Vegas, NV, Audio-Technica is introducing its new headphone models. The models included to its lineup of Hi-Res Audio-certified headphones ATH-SR5 On-Ear Headphones, ATH-SR5BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones with Bluetooth® technology. The Active Noise Cancellation headphones lineup, a new high-value ATH-ANC50iS over-ear headphones. Also with the introduction of ATH-MSR7NC High-Resolution Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation.

The ATH-MSR7NC’s miniature microphones at the top of each earcup feed signals into the headphones’ sophisticated noise-cancellation circuitry, which creates a signal 180-degrees out of phase to effectively cancel ambient noise. Proprietary (patent-pending) noise-cancelling and venting technologies work together to maintain Hi-Res Audio reproduction in both passive and active-noise-cancelling modes. Locating the mics on the top, instead of the side of the earcup ensures consistent noise-cancellation performance unaffected by the listener’s head movement or wind noise. An internal rechargeable battery powers the ATH-MSR7NC’s noise-cancelling function for up to 30 hours.

The Audio-Technica ATH-SR5BT wireless Hi-Res Audio headphones with Bluetooth technology also employ aptX® sound-improvement technology, specifically created to yield the best-possible audio performance over a Bluetooth transmission. The ATH-SR5BT remembers up to eight wireless devices for ready pairing with the listener’s favorite audio sources. Adding or replacing devices is simple thanks to the ATH-SR5BT’s NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality – simply touch any NFC-compatible device to the “N” logo on the headphones and the device and headphones are automatically paired and connected. The ATH-SR5BT also comes with a handy carrying pouch. The ATH-SR5BT is available in black (ATH-SR5BTBK) and white (ATH-SR5BTWH).

The Audio-Technica ATH-SR5 offers all the features and high-resolution audio performance of the ATH-SR5BT except without wireless Bluetooth connectivity. The ATH-SR5 is available in black (ATH-SR5BK), white (ATH-SR5WH) and navy/brown (ATH-SR5NBW).

The new value-priced over-ear ATH-ANC50iS provides up to 87% noise cancellation and features an in-line microphone and controller for answering calls and controlling music. Its high-quality omnidirectional mic ensures clear voice transmission without requiring the user to speak directly into the mic and its large 40 mm drivers deliver detailed, impactful sound with exceptional imaging in an immersive sound field. Like all Audio-Technica QuietPoint headphones, the ATH-ANC50iS will continue to work even if the battery runs out.

Audio-Technica also debuting AT-LP60-BT Wireless Turntable, which enables listening to records using Bluetooth wireless technology. The fully automatic AT-LP60-BT provides vinyl playback through compatible Bluetooth wireless speaker systems, headphones, A/V receivers or other wireless playback devices. The AT-LP60-BT features completely automatic operation – just push the play button and the turntable does the rest, placing the stylus down at the beginning of the record and lifting up and returning the arm to rest when the side is over. The AT-LP60-BT remembers up to eight wireless devices at one time for ready pairing with the listener’s favorite audio sources. The AT-LP60-BT Wireless Turntable will be available in a choice of black (AT-LP60BK-BT), white (AT-LP60WH-BT) and navy (AT-LP60NV-BT)

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