06 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

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

Etón Corporation, a leading creator of high-performance, eco-minded consumer products, announces rukus Xtreme, a 2014 CES 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 stream music 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

rukus Xtreme ($229.99) and Rugged rukus II ($129.99) will be available in Q2 of 2014.

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