Origin Of News Release: Stow, OH
Original Release Date: January 4, 2013
Announcement: ATH-ANC9 receives CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering award from CEA
Audio-Technica announced that its ATH-ANC9 QuietPoint active noise-cancelling over-ear headphones have received a CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering award from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). The ATH-ANC9 offers new features including exclusive Tri-Level Cancellation selectable noise-cancellation settings, an inline microphone and controller for answering calls and controlling music and more. Click here for a YouTube video about the ATH-ANC9 and here for the "Silence Redesigned" video, recently featured on a number of TV networks.
Products entered into the Innovations 2013 program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media. The entries are judged based on engineering, aesthetic and design qualities, the product's intended function, use and value, unique features that consumers would find attractive and other attributes.
The ATH-ANC9 (SRP: US$349.95) blocks up to 95% of outside noise, while delivering superlative sound quality. Audio-Technica's Tri-Level Cancellation provides three preset filters for noise reduction over a wide range of environmental noise conditions. Mode 1 is ideal for use on airplanes, trains and buses and applies maximum noise-cancellation to low frequencies. Mode 2 is designed for use in noisy offices and crowded places, and targets midrange frequencies. Mode 3 is best for already-quiet locations like libraries.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9 Accessories
The ATH-ANC9 features a cable with an inline microphone and controller for answering calls and controlling music playback. The mic and controller support most Smartphones as well as select products including the iPhone, iPadฎ and many iPodฎ models.
The ATH-ANC9 has replaceable memory foam earpads for unmatched comfort, and its precision 40 mm drivers and electronics provide clear, natural full range sound. The ATH-ANC9 also works when the noise-cancelling function is turned off, and operates in passive mode without batteries. The headphones fold flat for storage and come with two detachable cables, a 1/4-inch adapter, an airline adapter, a hard carrying case and an AAA battery.
Audio-Technica's new QuietPointฎ "Silence Redesigned" video was recently featured on major TV networks including BBC America, CNBC, Discovery Channel, ESPN2, National Geographic Channel, Spike, The Weather Channel and more.
Celebrating over 50 years of audio excellence, Audio-Technica is renowned worldwide for a broad range of consumer and professional audio products, including high-performance headphones, microphones, wireless systems, turntables and phono cartridges. Winner of numerous industry awards, Audio-Technica designs and manufactures products that set quality, durability and price/performance standards for major concert tours, broadcast and recording studios, corporate and government facilities, theaters, house-of-worship venues, and consumer applications. Learn more at www.audio-technica.com.