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Dish lets 'Hopper' out of pouch at CES (photos)

Satellite TV provider Dish Network introduces a new kangaroo-themed, whole-home HD DVR system.

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Kangaroo crazy

Get ready for kangaroo madness as satellite TV provider Dish Network rolls out its new "Hopper" whole-home HD DVR system during a press event at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show.
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Wall of wallabies

With the help of smaller "Joey" units, "Hopper" lets users watch recorded programs on TVs throughout their house.
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'Roo times two

Here are the actual boxes.
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Small mascot

Out of the gift bag and onto the keyboard.
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Large mascot

We're guessing Netflix CEO Reed Hastings probably isn't inside that suit.
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Miniature marsupial

Dish Network CEO Joe Clayton and his pal Joey.
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Six and four

Some hoppin' numbers.
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The kangaroo's pause

Hopper and its Joeys let you pause live programming in one room; then change rooms and resume the program where you left off.
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Percentages

Figures touted by Dish.
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'Roo'ed boy

Dish Network CEO Joe Clayton.

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