Audio-Technica to Exhibit Latest Gaming Headsets, Streaming/Podcasting Mic Packs, and a Wide Range of Headphones at PAX East 2020

STOW, OH, February 17, 2020 — At PAX East 2020 Audio-Technica will be exhibiting a wide range of gaming headsets, streaming/podcasting microphone packs, wireless and wired headphones and other gamer-friendly products. It’ll all be featured at PAX East 2020 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA, Booth 27011, February 27 – March 1, 2020.

Three active gaming areas will allow attendees to try out Audio-Technica’s gaming headsets in real-time PC and console playing environments. An area for streaming audio will have a selection of microphones including “live” setups with headphones where show-goers will be able to hear the mics first-hand.

Audio-Technica will also have headphones, wearables and other merchandise for sale at the show.

Highlights of the Audio-Technica products on exhibit at PAX East 2020 include the following:

Taking design inspiration from the company’s industry-standard ATH-M50x pro audio headphones, Audio-Technica’s new ATH-G1WL wireless and ATH-G1 gaming headsets deliver powerful, spacious audio quality and crystal-clear in-game voice communication. Both headsets’ lightweight design allows gamers to enjoy even long playing sessions in total comfort.

The wired ATH-G1 (SRP: US$169.00) is compatible with computers, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and any platform with a 3.5 mm headset connector. It features specially tuned large-diameter 45 mm drivers to bring studio-quality sound to game audio. Its highly directional detachable boom mic delivers exceptional voice clarity while rejecting ambient noise and keyboard clicks.

The wireless ATH-G1WL (SRP: $249.00) adds stable, lag-free wireless connectivity, a long 15 hours of battery life and a virtual surround sound function for an even more immersive 3D audio gaming experience. Its wireless USB transceiver ensures compatibility with computers.

The premium ATH-AG1X closed-back and ATH-ADG1X open-back high-fidelity gaming headsets (SRP: US$249.00 each) deliver a spacious sonic environment that draws participants completely into the playing field. The headsets feature 53 mm large-diameter drivers for impactful sound and include a gooseneck microphone with volume control.

The BPHS1 Broadcast Stereo Headset (US$199.00) was developed for professional use, yet its natural, focused audio reproduction, noise-isolating closed-back design, high-output gooseneck-mounted dynamic microphone and rugged design make it ideal for eSports announcing and streaming as well.

Now anyone can convert their favorite headphones into a full-fledged gaming headset, thanks to Audio-Technica’s ATGM2 detachable boom microphone (US$79.00), which easily attaches to any headphones and adjusts for optimal positioning.

Gaming and streaming go hand in hand and Audio-Technica will showcase a selection of streaming/podcasting packages that include a microphone, adjustable boom arm, headphones, cables and accessories – everything needed for content creators in a complete easy to use setup. Models include the AT2035PK with XLR mic (US$199.00), AT2020USB+PK with USB mic, (US$199.00), AT2020PK with XLR mic (US$149.00) and the AT2005USBPK with USB/XLR connectivity (US$129.00).

Audio-Technica’s wireless headphones combine high-quality Bluetooth® audio with cord-free convenience and superior value. The QuietPoint® ATH-ANC700BT (US$149.00) and ATH-ANC500BT (SRP:US$99.00) feature 40 mm drivers for clear, detailed audio reproduction and ANC (active noise cancellation) circuitry to attenuate outside noise. In both models, the controls and mic are built into the earcup for convenient handling of volume adjustment and phone calls. Both offer up to 20 hours of use on a full charge and can also be used in wired mode.

Other headphones on exhibit at PAX East 2020 will include the over-ear ATH-M50xBT (US$179.00), the wireless version of the company’s acclaimed ATH-M50x professional monitor headphones (US$149.00), the wireless ATH-SR30BT (US$99.00) plus the ATH-M40x (US$79.00). In-ear wireless models on hand will include the QuietPoint noise-cancelling ATH-ANC100BT (US$99.00) and the ATH-CK3TW truly wireless headphones featuring a handy charging case, (US$99.00), both of which offer high-fidelity portable sound.

Celebrating over 50 years of audio excellence, Audio-Technica is a recognized leader in the development and manufacture of high-quality personal and professional audio equipment. Founded in Japan in 1962 by Hideo Matsushita, the company made its name by manufacturing state-of-the-art phonograph cartridges and tonearms. Today, Audio-Technica is a worldwide group of companies devoted to creating high-performance microphones, headphones, wireless systems, mixers, turntables, phono cartridges and other electronic products.

A reputation for quality, durability, performance and value has made Audio-Technica products the first choice for many of today’s top musical artists and audio engineers, and for discerning listeners everywhere. Drawing from its audiophile heritage, Audio-Technica remains dedicated to providing music enthusiasts with great-sounding, innovative audio gear, including the award-winning QuietPoint active noise-cancelling headphones, popular ATH-M50x monitor headphones, versatile USB microphones, and new Hi-Res Audio headphones and high-fidelity gaming headsets. Learn more at

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

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