[NAMM] A-T 50th Anniversary Models
Audio-Technica introduces a number of limited edition products, featuring an Audio-Technica 50th Anniversary design and color scheme.
The products include ATH-M50s/LE Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, ATM25/LE Hypercardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone, AE4100/LE Cardioid Dynamic Handheld Microphone, AE5400/LE Cardioid Condenser Handheld Microphone, AE6100/LE Hypercardioid Dynamic Handheld Microphone, AT4050/LE Multi-pattern Condenser Microphone and AT4050URUSHI Multi-pattern Condenser Microphone.
The LE/Anniversary limited editions, feature A-T’s silver-colored metallic finish with blue accents, and the AT4050URUSHI sports a traditional urushi lacquer finish with hand-painted Japanese maple leaves. The AE4100/LE, AE5400/LE, AE6100/LE, AT4050/LE, AT4050URUSHI and ATM25/LE feature an anniversary serial number etched on the surface of each model. The AE5400/LE, AT4050/LE and AT4050URUSHI come with a specially designed wooden carrying case.
Of special note is the ATM25/LE, described as "a re-emergence of the classic ATM25 Hypercardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone." Audio-Technica chose its 50th anniversary to bring back a special edition of the classic ATM25. The new ATM25/LE issuited for kick drum, toms and other dynamic instruments; the company says that it is able to handle high SPL at close range, and features a multi-level grille and rugged construction.
Pricing & Availability:
The Audio-Technica Anniversary Models are now available with U.S. MRSP’s as follows:
- ATH-M50s/LE: $209.00
- AE4100/LE: $329.00
- AE5400/LE: $629.00
- AE6100/LE: $329.00
- AT4050/LE: $995.00
- AT4050URUSHI: $2,495.00
- ATM25/LE: $489.00
For more information, visit www.audio-technica.com.
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