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TMCNet:  CES 2014: Etón Debuts rukus Xtreme, a 2014 Innovations Award Honoree, and Rugged rukus II Speakers

[January 05, 2014]

CES 2014: Etón Debuts rukus Xtreme, a 2014 Innovations Award Honoree, and Rugged rukus II Speakers

LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--

Etón Corporation (www.etoncorp.com), a leading creator of high-performance, eco-minded consumer products, announces rukus Xtreme, a 2014 CES (News - Alert) Innovations Award Honoree in the Portable Media Players and Accessories category, and Rugged rukus II, the second-generation of Etón's ground-breaking all-terrain, solar-powered speaker Rugged rukus. Both speakers feature a drop-proof and splash-proof exterior and wirelessly pair with your phone, tablet or computer to stream music anytime, anywhere. Both products are being shown for the first time in Etón's booth, #31247, in South Hall 3.

CES 2014 Innovations Honoree rukus Xtreme blends power, connectivity and durability to produce a rugged, IPX4 splash-proof portable speaker that provides huge, crystal-clear stereo sound. Equipped with dual power options, you can power the rukus Xtreme and charge its 6600 mAh lithium battery via AC adaptor or with its high-efficiency solar panel. The rukus Xtreme ensures you can wirelessly streammusic from your favorite mobile device and never run of power, no matter your location. Other features include:


  • Two full-range speakers and bass extending radiator
  • DSP (Digital Signal Processing) for premiere quality sound
  • Bluetooth® 4.0 with AVRCP and NFC (Near Field Communication) with enabled devices
  • Built-in 5V=2.1A USB port to charge your smartphone or tablet while listening to music
  • Speakerphone

Also debuting at CES 2014 is the Rugged rukus II, Etón's second-generation, all-terrain, solar-powered portable speaker now with DSP (Digital Signal Processing) for premiere quality sound. With a rubberized, rugged exterior that is IPX4 water resistant, Rugged rukus II is durable yet still lightweight to go wherever life takes you. Other features include:

  • Two full range speaker drivers
  • High-efficiency solar panel, which can charge the unit in five hours
  • USB cable for indoor charging in 2.5 hours
  • Built-in 5V=1AUSB port, to charge your smartphone while streaming your favorite music
  • Bluetooth® 4.0 with AVRCP and NFC (Near Field Communication) with enabled devices
  • 1600 mAh internal, rechargeable lithium battery
  • Speakerphone

"Being recognized as a 2014 CES Honoree for our entertainment products further validates the innovation that we bring to the rukus family of products," said Esmail Hozour of Etón Corporation. "With both the debut of rukus Xtreme and Rugged rukus II, we are bringing the features our passionate consumers have been asking for and are confident they will be able to enjoy the products no matter where life takes them."

rukus Xtreme ($229.99) and Rugged rukus II ($129.99) will be available in Q2 of 2014. For more information on Etón and its products, please visit www.etoncorp.com.

About Etón Corporation

For more than 27 years, Etón's vision has been to create consumer products that keep people prepared, informed, entertained, and on-the-go. Our commitment to high design, efficient energy sources and innovative technologies enables us to create award-winning products that empower you, in your world.

For more information on Etón Corporation, please visit www.etoncorp.com.


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