Adding a digital set top box is a relatively trivial matter, and the Deskpower TX does come with IR dongles to allow you to control a digital STB via the media center remote. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. It’s hard not to get excited about the Deskpower TX, both from a design and conceptual standpoint. Deskpower TX side view click for larger image. The omission comes in the form of no integrated digital tuner — in order to get the best out of the Deskpower TX you’re going to have to match it up to at least one external set top box.

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Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. That’s not a cardinal sin, however, for something that’s designed to be a living room PC. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The Deskpower TX’s design brilliance is in eliminating all of that, in favour of an all-in unit that looks something like an early iMac — except much, much bigger.

It’s not the world’s greatest PC — and we suspect some hearty hacking could turn it into a much, much better unit — but as an entry-level jump up from both a standard PC and a standard definition CRT display it’s an excellent option.

Fujitsu Deskpower TX

The mobile world might finally get exciting again in The Bad No wireless networking. Mediocre PC under the hood. Deskpower TX deskposer view click for larger image. While a better graphics card would undoubtedly have pushed the price of the Deskpower TX even higher, its omission does stand out. On a more graphics intensive front — and with an LCD display this appealing, it’s almost crying out for some graphically intensive games — the Deskpower TX predictably fared poorly.


Additionally, there’s no inputs for anything better than S-Video, so those with aspirations of hooking up other digital sources, or consoles such as the Xbox would have to put up with less than optimal picture quality in order to do so. Fujitsu Deskpower TX review: Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

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Best Desktops for The PC feature set won’t set the world alight, but for basic computing tasks it’s more than adequate. Getting one to work in well with the Deskpower TX’s design aesthetic could be a touch tricky, however.

That might not seem like much of an offering, until you realise that the Media Center OS tends to buffer several seconds of display “in case”. The Good Superb visual design. Looks run in the family now, but the edition of the Envy Curved All-in-One 34 has One interesting software offering within the Deskpower TX is an application that allows you to directly connect games consoles to the LCD display.

The two onboard TV tuners are a great inclusion, as they easily allow you to watch and record programs simultaneously, and both include additional inputs for composite and S-Video connections. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted The great thing about the visual design is that you could easily miss fujtsu fact that there’s a PC there at all, as it looks more or less just like the stand for the flat panel.


Great integrated LCD display. New components under the hood make for a faster iMac. Compare These Apple iMac inch, Integrated PC Card slots.

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Lifting the Deskpower TX will quickly disabuse you of that notion — it’s heavy at 42kg, and its weight and physical dimensions make fujitsj totally unsuitable for wall mounting. That’s good for keeping them discrete, although it does introduce some problems if you’re constantly needing to plug in new devices. Whether that’s present on the final retail keyboards is anyone’s guess — but it does help the keyboard stand out.

Visit manufacturer site for details. The other major omission also crops up rather quickly in the fact that the unit lacks an integrated deskpowre tuner.

Adding a digital set top box is a relatively trivial matter, and the Deskpower TX does come with IR dongles to allow you to control a digital STB via the media center remote.

Analogue TV signals were received reasonably well, but there’s nothing to make a good screen seem average than the kinds of ghosting tujitsu reception problems that you can all too easily get with an analogue signal.