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It has many qualifications thatshould appreciate, according to Tech Digest, such as a high-torque motor and a peripheral drive to improve stability. But it's hard to imagine where else anything other components are housed in this stripped-down player. In fact, looking at something like the quarter-ton, $150,000 " ," one wonders how the two can provide the same basic function.