Looking for some earphones below a $999 reference set of buds but above the mid-range fare filling the shelves at your local department store? Then you can now at Future Sonics' new Atrio Special Edition "professional" earphones to your list of options. Coming at $229, the earphones pack the company's MG7 transducer and so called TrueTimbre technology to provide what's described as "rich, dynamic and full sound" -- in terms of specs, you'll get a frequency response of 8Hz – 20,000Hz, along with a sensitivity level of 112dB at 30Hz, and ambient noise rejection of +/- 26 dB. As a bonus, you'll also get a carrying case made from reclaimed tires, which is not only environmentally-friendly but one of a kind in appearance. Head on past the break for the complete press release, and hit up the link below for a hands-on look courtesy of Gadling.
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Future Sonics Delivers Unparalleled Sound Quality and Performance with the New Atrio® Special Edition Professional Earphones

Following their mantra of BIGGER SOUND @ lower volume™, Future Sonics proprietary studio-grade dynamic drivers help provide a more natural audio experience

New MG7 transducer and TrueTimbre™ audio quality produces a rich and full sound, while the eco-friendly packaging and zipper case make it not only great for your ears, but also the environment


Bristol, Pennsylvania – (October 27, 2010) - Future Sonics, innovators of the original award-winning Ear Monitors® and Atrio® brand of professional earphones, is excited to announce the new Atrio® Special Edition (ASE) professional earphones being introduced at Airport Wireless stores. Equipped with Future Sonics' proprietary studio-grade dynamic driver, the ASE creates signature audio that can't be reproduced by any other earphone manufacturer at any price. The multi-driver and cross-over free ASE's provide remarkable full range audio for use on stage, in-studio, or with your personal MP3 and multimedia pads and players. The ASE's are available today at Airport Wireless, for $229.00.

A recent study by the Journal of the America Medical Association (JAMA) revealed that 1 in 5 children ages 12-19 are suffering hearing loss. A large portion of this loss is credited to unsafe and unhealthy earbud use. People using earbuds with lower sound quality attempt to drown out background noise and enhance audio clarity by increasing the volume to dangerous levels. Future Sonics' natural noise isolation and quality sound at low volumes extends listening pleasure and greatly reduces hearing fatigue. Unlike other earphone manufacturers, Future Sonics designs and produces its own award-winning MG line of dynamic drivers that are used in all of its earpieces. Their Power of 1™ design provides a perfect balance of natural and realistic audio that brings a bigger, richer sound at a lower volume.

Founder of Future Sonics Marty Garcia, firmly believes in the advantage of the Power of 1™ dynamic driver approach to audio. "Our proprietary dynamic drivers produce frequencies below 150Hz more effectively than any multiple driver design. This produces audio with unmatched clarity at much lower volume levels, delivering audio to your ears in a more natural way," says Garcia. Over the last 25 years, Garcia and Future Sonics have partnered with major artists like U2, Phil Collins, Reba McEntire, The Zac Brown Band, Shakira and Keith Urban. These relationships provide Future Sonics with the knowledge to produce healthier and safer professional earphones. "With so much marketing hype in the industry today, we rely on the experts, the artist themselves," says Garcia. "It's their passion for sound quality and hearing preservation, coupled with our award winning dynamic speakers that allow us to deliver the best audio year in and year out, from the stage to the iPod."

FUTURE SONICS: Atrio® Special Edition (ASE) Earphones features include:

• The Power of 1, Future Sonics' proprietary dynamic drivers produce frequencies below 150Hz more effectively than multiple driver designs, delivering audio the way your own ears would naturally hear
• New MG7 transducer and TrueTimbre™ audio quality produces rich, dynamic and full sound
• Lightweight design with multiple in-ear sleeves creates a custom fit and seal with natural noise-isolation characteristics
• A 18Hz – 20,000Hz Response, Sensitivity level of 112dB @ 30Hz, +/- 26 dB Ambient Noise Rejection providing unparalleled clarity and audio range
• Eco-friendly packaging and zipper case made from post consumer paper & plastic, plant fibers and reclaimed inner tube truck tires
• Available in special edition chocolate color

Each ASE comes stored in a unique case made with reclaimed-rubber taken from old inner tube truck tires. Like Future Sonics signature sound, each case has its own signature design. Being made from post consumer tires, every case has a distinctive pattern and look.

Future Sonics' Atrio® Special Edition (ASE) Professional Earphones with eco-friendly packaging and case are currently available for $229.00 at Airport Wireless stores. For more information on the Future Sonics' Atrio® Special Edition and their other award-winning products checkout www.FutureSonics.com or contact Brad Hobbs at bradhobbs@maxborgesagency.com.


BIGGER SOUND @ lower volume™:
Atrio® professional earphones are recognized by H.E.A.R.® (Hearing Awareness and Education for Rockers) as a product offering its full range of sound and performance at even the lowest volumes. Future Sonics continues to support hearing education and conservation as it has for more than 25 years.

The Power of 1™:
Atrio® professional earphones use a studio-grade dynamic driver that is designed and manufactured by Future Sonics. This provides superior performance and the Future Sonics audio signature not found in any other product line, or at any price. Unlike two-way, three-way, four-way or so-called "hybrid" armature driver (hearing aid type) earphones, there are no electronic or comb filtering artifacts, no phase issues, and no crossover dropouts. Atrio® professional earphones provide a perfectly balanced, natural and realistic sound with a sense of "feel" and energy from your music.

About Future Sonics:
Future Sonics is the award-winning original innovator of professional custom and universal fit earphones for personal monitoring for major tours, venues, artists, engineers, broadcasting and houses of worship worldwide. Their dedication to the finest audio quality, reliability and personal service continue to serve the industry's professionals with their Ear Monitors® brand, Atrio® Series, SofterWear™ professional products, OEM product development and production consulting as they have since 1985. Future Sonics personal monitors are recognized by H.E.A.R.® as products offering their full range of sound and performance at – even the lowest volumes. Future Sonics products are available through their web site at www.futuresonics.com, from their authorized global network dealers or your local audiologists and hearing specialists.

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Future Sonics debuts Atrio Special Edition professional earphones