More Quick Hits: Audio at CES

Additional snapshots from among the audio intros in Vegas at last week’s Show (Nancy Klosek)

Scott Hix of SOL Republic models a Tracks on-ear headphone near a retail display kiosk

Harman’s Chris Dragon highlighted Harman/Kardon’s SB30 wireless soundbar system

Tony Ostrom, The House of Marley, shows the Jammin’ Bag of Rhythm audio system, of FSC-certified wood and natural fabric

Phil Cajka of Audio-Technica leads a toast at the company booth marking its 50th anniversary

Tom Walker, AudioControl chairman (l.), with new CEO, Alex Camara, flank the Maestro M4 preamp/surround processor and the Savoy G3 theater power amp

Jim Caso, at Polk’s Venetian suite, shows the CHT 500 50-inch two-piece surround bar system, which just began shipping

Totem’s Vince Bruzzese poses with the new Element series Ember bookshelf speaker ($4,200/pair)

Peachtree Audio’s David Solomon, with the new novaPre hybrid tube preamp/DAC/headphone amp ($999) and the peachtree220 220-watt amp ($1,399)

Sennheiser’s Eric Palonen shows off the the Amperior lifestyle headphone ($349)

Lenbrook’s Mark Stone presented the PSB Imagine T2 tower loudspeaker ($3,500/pair)

Panasonic’s Jason Baczor highlighted the company’s series of AirPlay-enabled micro systems; shown is the SC-AP01, which is also Bluetooth-capable

The Meridian M6 circular-footprint floorstanding DSP speaker was showcased at the company’s Venetian suite ($9,000/pair)

At Onkyo, Paul Wasek explained the InstaPrevue technology that will be in select next-generation Onkyo networking A/V receivers

Parasound’s Bob Macdonald (l.) and Richard Schram, with the silver “Z Stack” custom series that the company developed to match with Sonos’ Connect (ZP90)

Thiel Audio’s Gary Dayton demo’ed the new CS 1.7 tower speaker (around $5,500/pair)

Bryston’s Jim Tanner holds the BHA-1 balanced headphone amplifier component ($1,295)

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