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Made With True Japanese Quality

Founded in Japan in 1962

We Believe in Quality Audio

For everyone

About Us #HISTORY

Years of History

58

Years of History
M50 Headphones
Sold

1.5M

M50 Headphones Sold
VM95 Sold

5M

VM95 Sold
Summer & Winter 
Games

Since 1996

Summer & Winter Games
Grammy Awards

Since 1996

Grammy Awards
Summer Sonic

Since 2002

Summer Sonic

Our Story

Established since 1962, Audio-Technica is a worldwide group of companies devoted to the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of problem-solving audio equipment. Initially known for state-of-the-art phonograph cartridges, Audio-Technica now creates high-performance microphones, headphones, wireless systems, mixers and electronic products for home and professional use.

Winner of numerous industry awards, Audio-Technica manufactures products that set quality, durability and price/performance standards for live sound tours, broadcast and recording studios, corporate and government facilities, house-of-worship venues, and more. Audio-Technica microphones are chosen for critical government installations such as the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. Audio-Technica microphones and wireless systems are also selected for major broadcast music events, including the GRAMMY® Awards and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.

 

Audio-Technica products have provided seamless audio coverage and technical support in U.S. presidential debates since 1988. Our microphones deliver versatile solutions at high-profile sports broadcasts, including World Cup Soccer, the Super Bowl, and the Commonwealth Games, as well as the Summer Games in Beijing (2008), Athens (2004), Sydney (2000), and Atlanta (1996), and the Winter Games in Vancouver (2010), Torino (2006) and Salt Lake City (2002).

Audio-Technica Corporation in Japan, in addition to offering a wide range of products under its own brand, is a leading OEM supplier of audio transducers, optical sensors and a variety of specialty devices. Audio-Technica U.S., Inc. markets and distributes Audio-Technica products throughout the Western Hemisphere. With other operating companies in Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong, Audio-Technica today is a global leader in its field, committed to providing superior performance and exceptional value for customers around the world

 

 

Milestones #ALWAYSLISTENING

Beginning of an Audio Odyssey

Beginning of an Audio Odyssey
Hideo Matsushita establishes Audio-Technica Corporation in Tokyo's Shinjuku-ku.
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Beginning of an Audio Odyssey

AT-1001 Tone Arm Package Wins Award

AT-1001 Tone Arm Package Wins Award
The AT-1001 tone arm package receives an award from the Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, part of Japan’s Ministry of Trade and Industry. Audio-Technica moves its head office and factory to its current address in Naruse, Machida, Tokyo. 
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AT-1001 Tone Arm Package Wins Award

World's Biggest Phono Cartridge Maker

World's Biggest Phono Cartridge Maker
Launch of AT-35X dual magnet VM type stereo phono cartridge. 
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World's Biggest Phono Cartridge Maker
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