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— AT892 MicroSet™ omnidirectional condenser headworn mic combines
minimum visibility, maximum audio quality and comfortable under-ear design —

WINTER NAMM SHOW, ANAHEIM, CA, January 19, 2006 — In response to numerous requests from top production professionals, Audio-Technica is pleased to announce the availability of its AT892 MicroSet™ subminiature omnidirectional condenser headworn microphone in a new cocoa color. Designed to provide even greater versatility in situations where the microphone needs to blend in seamlessly and unobtrusively, the new AT892c-CO adds a complementary mid-tone option to the AT892’s currently available colors of classic black (AT892c) and theater beige (AT892c-TH).

The AT892 MicroSet has become a top choice among theater performers, houses of worship, lecturers and broadcasters for its high-quality, low-profile operation and comfortable under-ear design. The new cocoa shade opens up even greater possibilities for use in professional productions and presentations.

Steve Savanyu, Audio-Technica Marketing Manager, comments on the addition to the AT892 models: “Since the MicroSet’s debut, we have received numerous inquiries about available configurations and colors. After careful consideration, we have introduced the new cocoa-color model for situations where black and beige are not as effective. We know that this new addition to the line will bolster the AT892’s growing use among professionals.”

The AT892 MicroSet subminiature omnidirectional condenser headworn microphone delivers accurate sound in a tiny package, representing the latest in miniaturization technology. Utilizing a capsule with a 2.5 mm diameter, the MicroSet offers an ergonomic, flexible, ultra-lightweight, under-ear design that is both comfortable to wear and highly secure. Its contoured earpiece stays in place even on the most animated performer/presenter and is designed to not interfere with the user’s eyeglasses. The AT892 MicroSet provides maximum intelligibility and clean, accurate reproduction for the most demanding church/house of worship user, lecturer, broadcaster or theater performer. Available in a multitude of terminations to work with A-T and other manufacturers' wireless systems, the MicroSet includes two windscreens, two element covers, a cable clip and a protective carrying case.

The Audio-Technica AT892-CO MicroSet omnidirectional condenser headworn microphone is currently available with suggested list pricing as follows:

AT892c-CO Unterminated version of AT892 — $419
AT892cW-CO Terminated for Audio-Technica UniPak™ wireless systems — $439
AT892cL4-CO Terminated for Sennheiser wireless systems using Lemo connector — $499
AT892cLM3-CO Terminated for Sennheiser wireless systems using 3.5 mm locking mini plug — $439
AT892cT4-CO Terminated for Shure wireless systems — $439
AT892cT5-CO Terminated for ATW-U101 and Lectrosonics wireless systems using TA5F connector — $439

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Celebrating over 40 years of audio excellence worldwide, Audio-Technica is a leading innovator in transducer technology, renowned for the design and manufacture of microphones, wireless microphones, headphones, mixers, and electronics for the audio industry.

—For more information on the complete range of Audio-Technica products, contact
Karen Emerson, Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, OH 44224.
Tel: (330) 686-2600; Fax: (330) 688-3752; Web: www.audio-technica.com

—For further information regarding product availability and pricing in Europe, please contact Denise Burnage, marketing, Audio-Technica Ltd., Old Lane, Leeds LS11 8AG England.
Tel: +44 (0) 113 277 1441, Fax: +44 (0) 113 270 4836

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