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The (extremely) high-end Qualia 007 Super Audio CD Player (first shown at CES) is a designer's wet dream come true. Place a CD pretty much any where in the loading area and three pistons raise it up in the air, centering the disc as they go. The laser is held in a fork that slides out and grabs the disc. Pretty show aside, the 007 outputs sound in digital format through its 32-bit S-Master dual-channel to two custom-built speakers made from Japanese Maple for a full, rich sound that that can fill (or overpower) a party full of drinking tech journalists. The system launches next month with a price tag of $12,500.

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