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Old 01-08-04, 09:37 PM
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Couple questions about lcd monitors

Does anyone have a monitor with speakers built in?
How do you like them?
Do you have to have the monitor on to listen to music?

I bought a 17" NEC to test out for a while....they had ones with speakers for pretty much the same price, but I'm not sure if they're even worth it. Probably not nearly as good as regular speakers...
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I don't have an LCD monitor with speakers but I can't imagine it will be any better than say laptop speakers.
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Speakers built into LCD's are no good regardless of brand or whatever. Take the money you save on a no speaker version of an LCD and use it to buy good computer speakers or towards home theatre system

Also, unit without speakers is smaller
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My LCD at work doesn't have built in speakers but it does have a sound bar (Dell Ultrasharp). It's junk.......the problem is a lack of bass. Zuffy was right in his comparison to laptop speakers. Of course, if your not listening to music, movies, etc. they work just fine.

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