Audio-Technica was founded in 1962 and hasrevolutionized the industry through mass manufacturing of sound devices since. It is no wonder that it has quickly become the No. 1 selling headphone brand in Japan.
Audio-Technica is a worldwide group of companies devoted to the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of problem-solving audio equipment. Initially known for state-of-the-art phonograph cartridges, AT now creates high-performance microphones, headphones, wireless systems, mixers and electronic products for home and professional use.
Winner of numerous industry awards, Audio-Technica manufactures products that set quality, durability and price/performance standards for live sound tours, broadcast and recording studios, corporate and government facilities, house-of-worship venues, and more.
Audio-Technica Corporation in Japan, in addition to offering a wide range of products under its own brand, is a leading OEM supplier of audio transducers, optical sensors and a variety of specialty devices.
Today, with other operating companies in Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong, Audio-Technica is a global leader in its field, committed to providing superior performance and exceptional value for customers around the world.
Audio-Technica products have provided seamless audio coverage and technical support in U.S. presidential debates since 1988. A-T mics also deliver various solutions at high-profile sports broadcasts, including World Cup Soccer, the Super Bowl, and the Commonwealth Games, as well as the Summer Games in London (2012), Beijing (2008), Athens (2004), Sydney (2000), and Atlanta (1996), and the Winter Games in Sochi (2014), Vancouver (2010), Torino (2006) and Salt Lake City (2002).
When it comes to headphones, Audio Technica is renowned for its M-Series of headphones. The ATH-M70x and ATH-M50x are the crowning jewels of this series and have been critically lauded the world over.
With Audio Technica, you can be rest assured that you're getting a few of the best that the Audio industry has to offer.
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