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Sony's home theater and audio gear at CES 2014 (pictures)

Sony has a ton of sleek home theater and audio gear on display on CES 2014, from wireless speakers to sound bars to high-resolution audio players.

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Sony SRS-X9

LAS VEGAS -- Sony's massive CES 2014 booth contains a wealth of home theater and audio products, sporting the company's particular knack for design.

First up, the Sony SRS-X9, a wireless speaker capable of playing high-resolution audio files, plus it supports just about every wireless feature you can imagine, including Bluetooth, aptX, NFC, Wi-Fi, AirPlay, and DLNA. The SRS-X9 isn't portable, so you'll need to keep it plugged in at all times.

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Sony SRS-X9

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Sony SRS-X9

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Sony SRS-X9

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Sony STR-DN1050

I was truly surprised to see the Sony STR-DN1050 on display, the follow-up to the excellent STR-DN1040. Sony wouldn't give me any information on what's new with the STR-DN1050, so we'll probably have to wait until the spring to get the full details.
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Sony STR-DN1050

However, I was able to sneak a back-panel shot of the STR-DN1050. At least on this early demo unit, there were only five back-panel HDMI inputs, down from seven on the STR-DN1040.
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Sony HAP-S1

Sony's HAP-S1 isn't new for the show, but it still looked stunning on the shelf. The HAP-S1 is a high-resolution audio player, with a 500GB internal hard drive, LCD display and $1,000 price tag.
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Sony SRS-X5

These are the smallest wireless speakers that Sony was showing off and they come in a variety of colors.
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Sony SRS-X5

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Sony TV Sound Base

Like nearly every other big manufacturer at CES, Sony was showing off a pedestal-style sound bar at its booth. It may be the nicest one I saw at the show, although LG's Sound Plate is a close second.
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Sony TV Sound Base

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Sony TV Sound Base

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Sony PHA-2

The PHA-1 isn't new for CES 2014 either, but its rugged metal design made it stand out among the plastic gadgets all over the show floor. It's a portable headphone amplifier that offers 10 hours of analog input use and 5 hours of digital input use.
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Sony PHA-2

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Sony PHA-2

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Sony PHA-2

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Sony SRS-X5

Sony's SRS-X7 might be the sweet spot of Sony's new wireless speakers, offering up refined looks, a portable design (6 hours of playback time), and tons of wireless connectivity, including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and NFC.
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Sony SRS-X5

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Sony SRS-X5

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Sony BDV-N7200W

Blu-ray home-theater-in-a-box systems may be on their way out, but Sony was showing one model at its booth that supports high-resolution audio playback and built-in Bluetooth.
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Sony UDA-1

The Sony UDA-1 is also part of the company's high-resolution audio line that was announced in the fall. This integrated amplifier and USB DAC may be my favorite of the high-res line, coming in at a semi-reasonable $800.
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Sony HT-CT770

Sony has this superslim sound bar on display, featuring built-in Bluetooth and a wireless subwoofer.
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Sony HT-CT770

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Sony HT-ST7

It's not new for CES 2014, but Sony also had its high-end HT-ST7 on display, which still looks great with its brushed-aluminum exterior.
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Sony BDP-S6200

Not much has changed with Sony's Blu-ray players for 2014, as the BDP-S6200 looks a lot like what the company offered last year.
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Sony BDP-S5200

The BDP-S5200 at least looks a little different, offering up one of the smallest Blu-ray player designs I've seen.
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Sony ICF-C1PJ alarm clock

Not everything at Sony's both was high-tech, though. These cubelike alarm clocks surprisingly are Bluetooth-free, so you'll need to rely on AM/FM for your bedside tunes. On the plus side, there is a USB port specifically designed to charge your gadgets overnight.

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