Audio-Technica has introduced the ATH-TWX9, a set of true wi-fi earbuds with a novel auto-sterilising characteristic.
The ATH-TWX9 are premium in-ear headphones with 5 ANC presets, six hours of steady playback, a case offering as much as 18.5 hours of prolonged use and wi-fi charging, and what Audio-Technica describes as an “IPX4-equivalent splashproof ranking”.
That’s not what units the ATH-TWX9 aside from the gang, nonetheless. That will be the deep-UV sterilisation system constructed instantly into the case. Everytime you place the earbuds within the case, a 70-second sterilisation course of begins, with mirrors employed to distribute the sunshine evenly.
Audio-Technica claims that the sterilisation course of eliminates micro organism and viruses from the floor of the earbuds.
By way of audio output, the ATH-TWX9 options 5.8mm drivers and helps Sony’s 360 Actuality Audio for a sensible 3D sound stage. Supported codecs embrace Qualcomm’s aptX Adaptive audio.
Name high quality is boosted by Sidetone circuitry that permits you to hear your individual voice within the headphones, which is appropriate with most smartphones.
Audio-Technica’s new earbuds additionally assist multipoint pairing, so you may stay linked to 2 Bluetooth units concurrently.
The ATH-TWX9 go on sale on the Audio-Technica web site immediately, November 9, for a premium value of £279.99/€319. There’s only a single color, known as Japanese Black, which works in some elegant bronze accents. They arrive with 12 totally different becoming eartips, which are available in 4 diameter sizes and three stem lengths.
It’ll be attention-grabbing to see if Audio-Technica’s unusually clear in-ear headphones are worthy to hitch our Greatest Wi-fi Earbuds 2022 checklist.