Audio-Technica AT5047 Studio Microphone Wins Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Award

The new AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Studio Microphone from Audio-Technica, the innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, has received a NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the “Microphones – Recording” category. Presented by the NAMM Foundation, the awards celebrate the best in professional audio and sound production. The 33rd Annual TEC Awards were presented Saturday, Jan. 27, at The NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.

Gary Boss, Audio-Technica Marketing Director, Professional Markets, remarked, “It is a true honor to be recognized by our industry peers for the innovation that the AT5047 represents. Immense care went into its creation, and end users are responding with overwhelmingly positive reactions. We thank the voters of the TEC Awards for this prestigious honor.”

Founded in 1985, the Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards is the foremost program recognizing the achievements of audio professionals. Presented annually by the TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio, the TEC Awards recognizes the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games, and other media. TEC Awards nominations are made by a panel of industry professionals and voted upon by members of various professional organizations and audio industry websites.