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Our editors have compiled a list of five gadgets that will definitely break the bank. If we happened to miss any, please leave us a comment. "Continue reading" for the full list.

Honorable Mention - $130,000 Keymat YALOS Diamond LCD

That's right, Keymat 's YALOS Diamond LCD TV costs a whopping $130,000. It features "white gold plating and at least 160 diamonds totaling to a minimum of 20 carats." Other specifications have not yet been released. [Source]

5. $22,587 Luxury Shower

For the ultimate shower experience, check out Duravit's "multi-function shower" by Jochen Schmiddem". This $22,587 setup consists of two 170cm benches, silicon-free safety glass, water-resistant shelves, LED-enabled chromatherapy, built-in sound system, and touch-display controls. [Source]

4. $30,000 One-Man Helicopter

If flying is your thing, check out the GEN H-4. Powered by 4 x 125cc 2-cylinder engines, the H-4 boasts "2 sets of coaxial, contra-rotating rotors, which eliminates the need for a tail rotor." Two caveats: you have to build it yourself and it costs $30,000. Product page here.
The GEN H-4 can fly to a maximum altitude of 1000 meters at a top speed of 90 km/hr (59 mph) for up to 30 minutes
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3. Million Dollar Cell Phone

Put simply, Gold Vish's "Le Million De Lu Nuit" is the world's most expensive cell phone -- encrusted with 120 carats worth of VVS-1 grade diamonds. It features a camera with 8x digital zoom, 2GB of memory, Bluetooth, MP3 player, USB connectivity, EDGE, and an FM tuner. There's only one available in the world, designed by Emmanuel Gueit. [Source]

2. $1.53-Million MagLev Bed

According to Dutch-site Revu, the world's first "floating magnetically levitating bed" (scale model) has been unveiled at the Miljonaire fair in Kortrijk. One drawback, it's priced at a whopping $1.53-million (1.2-million euros).
Designed by Dutchman Janjaap Ruijssenaars, it's got enough magnets to keep 900 kilograms (1,984 pounds) floating in the air. To make sure that the bed doesn't float away should it become windy (or "interesting," wink wink), it's tethered to the walls by four cables
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1. $313,985 Wearable Robot Suit

Created by Masaaki Nagumo, the "Land Walker" is a wearable robot suit -- think Mobile Suit Gundam -- that stands 3.4m high and weighs a hefty 907kg (1-ton) -- "can walk forward, backward or sideways at 1.5 kph by operating four pedals, and shoots sponge bullets from two air guns installed beside the cockpit." Available now in Japan, priced at a whopping $313,985USD.







This entry was posted on 10/23/2006 05:22am and is filed under Gadgets, Video .
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