Good article, and comes as no surprize that anything that has to be procured with more than a simple purchase order. It is bound to cost many fold higher do to procurement burden and other unrealted costs.
My final anaylsis is the success of 16/24 (2/3)working audio channels would get a failing grade in the consumer world. But a pad on the back for effort.
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