Audio-Technica Unveils ATH-CKS550XBT: New Bluetooth Solid Bass Earphones for Smartphones

21 September 2018

Singapore, 21st September 2018 – Audio-Technica acknowledges that deep thumping and yet affordable bass earphones that does not compromise on the higher frequencies are hard to come by in the market. Thus, in a constant bid to provide quality audio to everyone at all price points, Audio-Technica is ready to present their newest ATH-CKS550XBT (Bluetooth) Solid Bass earphones.

 CKS550XBT LifeStyle Red

Image Above: Lifestyle Image of ATH-CKS550XBT Red

These new Audio-Technica earphones are equipped with huge 9.8mm SOLID BASS HD dynamic drivers that are capable in handling multiple genres such as Rock and Pop with great finesse. The accurate sound reproduction is furthered aided by Bluetooth® wireless technology that works with both the standard SBC codec and the higher quality AAC codec. Music sounds more alive now with its large-diameter sound tubes that extend the frequency response for a wider range audio reproduction. A patented magnetic circuit enhances the driving and braking force of the driver which produces a heavy and full bodied bass. The outstanding compact housing design provides superior comfort while ensuring that environmental noise interference is blocked out.


In addition, Audio-Technica has included in-line mic and controls that are conveniently located near the ear. This allows users to take calls and handle audio and video playback on smart phones and other devices. The neckband design conveniently situates the mic and controls for easy access, and places the battery case on the upper back where, if desired, it can be attached to your shirt collar with the included secure-fit battery clip.

 ATH-CKS550XBT Black with Mic and Controls

Image above: ATH-CKS550XBT Black with Mic and Controls


With Bluetooth function added for Audio-Technica’s ATH-CKS550XBT earphones, users can enjoy 7 hours of wireless playback and handsfree calling. Multipairing support is also included which allows a total of 8 devices to be paired.

ATH-CKS550XBT Technical Specifications:

  • Driver: Dynamic 9.8mm
  • Frequency: 5 - 40,000Hz
  • Sensitivity: 105 dB/mW
  • Impedance: 16Ω
  • Weight Approximately: 18g
  • Power Supply: DC 3.7 V Lithium polymer battery (built-in type)
  • Charging Time: ~3 Hours
  • Battery Life: ~7 Hours (Playback), ~200 Hours (Standby)
  • Accessories: 30cm Charging Cable (USB Type-A / Micro USB Type-B), Eartips (XS/S/M/L), Carrying Pouch and Cable Clip

 CKS500XBT Black CKS550XBT Red

Image AboveATH-CKS550XBT in Black/Red


Audio-Technica’s new ATH-CKS550XBT Black and Red are available now in stores with MSRP S$98.

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