The quote from Anthony Murray is interesting. Does CSR have some statistical data on consumer purchase habits of HD TV's? Maybe I'm missing something, but I would have thought the use of built-in speakers on large screen HD TVs would be on a steep decline as most HD sets are marketed along with external home theatre sound systems. It wouldn't surprize me if TV makers move to a "package deal" philosophy and get rid of internal speakers altogether in their large HD sets.
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