Audio-Technica announces two new limited-edition 60th-anniversary products


Audio-Technica is celebrating its 60th anniversary with two more limited-edition devices. The new Audio-Technica ATH-MC2022 headphones and Audio-Technica AT-MC2022 Dual Moving Coil Stereo Cartridge were announced last month.

This month, Audio-Technica announces another pair of wooden headphones, ATH-WB2022, and a new turntable, AT-LP2022. Here’s what you can expect from them both.



Audio-Technica announces two new limited-edition 60th-anniversary products

The housing of the ATH-WB2022 is carefully crafted from a selection of intertwined marbled maple, walnut, and mahogany wood. Behind the stunning exterior, the headphones house the world’s first completely balanced audio output system. Additional features include:

  • Specially designed 45 mm HD driver, with a high-performance magnetic circuit and DLC (diamond-like carbon) coated diaphragm, provides a rich, detailed listening experience
  • First headphones in the world with a fully balanced audio output system – independent DACs, operational amplifiers, and batteries for left and right channels – for excellent channel separation
  • Equipped with two (Lch/Rch) ESS DAC ES9038Q2M digital-to-analog converters, prized by audiophiles for delivering truly immersive, high-resolution audio
  • Adopts Nisshinbo Micro Devices’ flagship MUSES05 chips for operational amplifiers
  • Supports 24-bit/96 kHz high-resolution sound source playback via wireless or USB connection
  • Compatible with high-quality LDAC and AAC codecs
  • 10 mm diameter condenser microphone ensures crystal-clear audio for calls
  • Up to nine hours of continuous use on a full charge
  • The multipoint pairing function allows you to stay connected to two Bluetooth devices at once
  • Buttons built into the ear cups provide easy control of music playback, volume, microphone muting, and voice assistant functions
  • A-T Connect app gives you additional control: activate low latency mode, adjust and save EQ to the headphones, select one of four optimized volume levels, change codecs, and more
  • Premium, sustainable Alcantara earpads and headbands provide luxurious comfort in warm and cool environments
  • Includes two 1.5 m (4.9′) 6N-OFC audio-grade cables: a USB-C to USB-A cable, and a USB-C to USB-C cable
  • Includes a sleek, robust carrying case made in partnership with Zero Halliburton


Audio-Technica announces two new limited-edition 60th-anniversary products

The AT-LP2022 fully manual belt-drive turntable features a 30 mm-thick high-density clear acrylic chassis revealing the belt-drive motor – highlighting the turntable’s pure analog sound. Features include:

  • AT-VM95 cartridge is compatible with any VM95 Series replacement stylus, offering a wide choice of options for every budget and application
  • Includes a 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical stylus, plus a limited-edition, clear-body Shibata stylus
  • 30 mm-thick chassis made from low-resonance, high-density clear acrylic
  • The motor features a speed-sensor system to maintain accurate platter rotation speed
  • Transparent acrylic platter for stable rotation
  • Carbon-fiber tonearm with metal tonearm lift and base and VTA (vertical tracking angle) adjustment
  • Adjustable dynamic anti-skate control
  • Lightweight AT-HS4SV headshell
  • Exclusively designed high-isolation, height-adjustable feet
  • AC adapter handles AC/DC conversion outside of the chassis, reducing noise in the signal chain
  • Includes dual RCA (male) to dual RCA (male) stereo cable, 45 RPM adapter, and removable hinged dust cover

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