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The component-based software engineering has been gaining attention in consumer electronics (CE) industry. New component models for CE software are emerging, but unfortunately there is no common standard established yet. Each of the proposed models focuses on satisfying some subset of requirements from CE software and there is no unified model that can handle all different requirements ofCE software. We propose a component model for component- based CE software development in the context of software product lines. The component model focuses on handling build-time structures of the software and attempts to provide a unified model that can support both componentization of legacy code and composition of new CE software in an efficient way. We also describe our experiences in prototyping a tool and applying it to one of our initial CE product line implementations.