Audio-Technica Offers Variety of Headphones
Turntables and listening to vinyl records aren't old school anymore. They're hotter than ever - and so are headphones of every style. No one knows turntables and headphones better than Audio-Technica, and this holiday season they offer gift-giving ideas that music lovers will be thrilled to receive.AT-LP60-USB LP-to-Digital Recording System (US SRP: $149.95)The AT-LP60-USB is perfect for everyone who wants to listen to records, whether first-time listeners who have discovered the warm sound of vinyl, or people who want to hear their old records sound new again. USB turntables make it easy to listen to records on a home system, or transfer favorite records to digital media files for listening anywhere. The AT-LP60-USB turntable and software package includes a fully automatic turntable and phono cartridge, PC- and Macintosh®-compatible software, a USB cable and other accessories. The AT-LP60-USB plays 33-1/3 and 45 RPM records and is designed to deliver high-fidelity sound, with a balanced aluminum platter and Dual Magnet TM stereo cartridge. Its built-in phono preamp allows connection to stereo systems, A/V receivers and powered speakers. The AT-LP60-USB comes with Audacity® software that converts the audio on records to digital media files. QuietPoint® Active Noise-Cancelling HeadphonesThe top-of-the-line ATH-ANC9 QuietPoint noise-cancelling headphones (US SRP: $349.95) offer exclusive Tri-Level Cancellation TM selectable noise-cancellation settings, an inline microphone and controller for answering calls and controlling music. Click here for a YouTube video about the ATH-ANC9. Tri-Level Cancellation technology provides three noise-reduction modes for use on airplanes, trains and buses, for crowded places and for already-quiet locations. Like all QuietPoint models, the ATH-ANC9 offers superior audio quality and works when the noise-cancelling function is turned off, and operates in passive mode without batteries. Audio-Technica will be offering a $50.00 rebate on the ATH-ANC9 from October 14 through December 31. All customers who purchase an ATH-ANC9 during this time at Audio-Technica U.S. authorized dealers during this time will be eligible for a mail-in rebate. See rebate terms and conditions here.Along with the ATH-ANC9, Audio-Technica offers a complete lineup of QuietPoint noise-cancelling headphones including the ATH-ANC29 (US SRP: $99.95), the ATH-ANC33iS in-ear communications headphones (US SRP: $79.95) and others. ATH-CKX5iS and ATH-CKX7iS SonicFuel Headphones (US SRP: $49.95, $79.95)Audio-Technica's new SonicFuel in-ear headphones are designed to take musical enjoyment to greater sonic heights for the holidays and year round. The ATH-CKx5iS and ATH-CKx7iS feature new 360-degree rotating eartips and ergonomic C-tip earpieces for a comfortable, secure fit and have a built-in call-answering microphone and controls for music playback.The headphones are available in a choice of appealing colors and come with S, M and L-sized C-tips, XS, S, M and L-sized ear tips and a carrying pouch. The ATH-CKX7iS also comes with Comply Foam Tips that form to the shape of the ear canal for total comfort. In time for the holidays, SonicFuel models will be shipping to dealers in early November, and can be pre-ordered in late October on shopaudiotechnica.com. SonicSport ATH-CKP200 and ATH-CKP500 Headphones (US SRP: $49.95, $74.95)Audio-Technica's in-ear SonicSport ATH-CKP200 and ATH-CKP500headphones are designed for stay-in-place fit for jogging, exercising and active wearers. Each has an IPX5-certified waterproof rating, is sweat-proof and washable and come in black, red, blue and white.The ATH-CKP200 has a hinged ear hook that adjusts around the ears to provide a custom fit for any wearer, and is supplied with both standard silicone and ridged XS/S/M and L eartips to provide a choice of greater sound isolation or allowing in a low amount of ambient sound for greater safety outdoors.The ATH-CKP500 in-ear headphones feature C-shaped eartips that provide a stable, comfortable fit even during intense workouts. The ATH-CKP500, like the ATH-CKP200, comes with standard sound isolating and ridged eartips, a cord clip and a 2-foot extension cord. The ATH-CKP200 is available at Staples. Solid Bass ATH-WS55 Headphones (US SRP: $99.95)The ATH-WS55 Solid Bass over-ear headphones deliver impactful bass, along with accurate midrange and treble. They're designed for those who want to hear their music with power and punch. Click here for Audio-Technica's "Audio 911" YouTube videofeaturing dancer Marquese Scott who responds to the impact of Solid Bass headphones in a surprisingly revitalizing way.Solid Bass technology utilizes Audio-Technica's Double Air Chamber System to control and focus the air flow produced by the headphone's drivers and expand their bass output. Available at Staples, the ATH-WS55 features large drivers and rare-earth magnets to convey music with powerful presence. Audio-Technica products are now available at authorized retailers and online sellers and at shopaudiotechnica.com, except the SonicFuel will be shipping to dealers in early November.