More Quick Hits: Audio at CES

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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)

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

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

Definitive Technology’s Paul DiComo, with the Solo Cinema XTR active soundbar prototype (July delivery)

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

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