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.
Products entered for Innovations 2013 are judged by a 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 and other
The ATH-ANC9 (SRP: $US 349.95) blocks up to 95% of outside noise while
delivering superlative sound. 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.
The ATH-ANC9 features a cable with an inline microphone and controller
for answering calls and controlling music playback. The mic and
controller support select products including the iPhone™, iPad®
and many iPod® models.
The ATH-ANC9 has comfortable replaceable memory foam earpads 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
hard carrying case and accessories.
Celebrating "50 Years of Passionate Listening" in 2012, 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.
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