Excerpt: Everything’s high definition now – from TVs to women’s make-up (no kidding). HDTVs have been around for a decade, and now manufacturers are pushing high-def sound big time, too. We’ve always been fans of true 5.1-speaker surround sound systems, but they’re expensive and a hassle to install. That’s why most people (over 60 percent, according to surveys) use built-in television speakers alone for shows and movies .
Pros: Pumps out quality; distortion-free sound; easy to set up
Cons: Not enough inputs; no optical audio cable supplied