The mobile world might finally get exciting again in Lifting the Deskpower TX will quickly disabuse you of that notion — it’s heavy at 42kg, and its weight and physical dimensions make it totally unsuitable for wall mounting. The Bad No wireless networking. Great integrated LCD display. Mediocre PC under the hood.

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Fujitsu Deskpower TX review: Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Getting one to work in well with the Deskpower TX’s design aesthetic could be a touch tricky, however.

Fujitsu Deskpower TX

Whether that’s present on the final retail keyboards is anyone’s guess — but it does help the keyboard stand out. The direct inputs at the front are hidden behind a white panel, including the DVD tray, while the back of the Deskpower has a more “traditional” PC look to it, although the majority of ports are hidden away in a minor alcove at the back.

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. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted 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.

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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 Fuujitsu via the media center remote. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.


The Bad No wireless networking. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

The PC feature set won’t set the world alight, but for basic computing tasks it’s more than adequate. One interesting software offering within the Deskpower TX is an application that allows you to directly connect games consoles to the LCD display.

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”. 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.

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Don’t show this again. Mediocre PC under the hood. Compare These Apple iMac inch, While a better graphics card would undoubtedly have pushed the price of the Deskpower TX even higher, its omission does stand out.

The problem here is a visual one, as the Deskpower TX is both large and more or less visually complete; adding an additional box creates both a space and aesthetic problem. 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.

The Good Superb visual design.

Best Desktops for Deskpoweg hard not to get excited about the Deskpower TX, both from a design and conceptual standpoint. Visit manufacturer site for details. With 10 speakers and a terrific display, this all-in-one offers a lot to appeal to the That’s not a cardinal sin, however, for something that’s designed to be a living room PC.


The other major omission also crops up rather quickly in the fact that the unit lacks an integrated digital tuner. For fujitzu and even live TV that’s rarely a problem, but playing games, where a two second gap between the visuals and your control response will ffujitsu end in bloody pixellated annihilation, it’s a huge issue. Integrated PC Card slots. Dwskpower changed, we promise. The omission comes in the form of no integrated digital tuner — in order edskpower 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.

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. Vendors have bundled displays with Media Centers before — but then you’ve got a desktop PC in your living room, which is only mildly interesting at best, and downright ugly at worst.

Lifting the Deskpower TX will quickly disabuse you of that notion — it’s heavy at 42kg, and its weight and physical dimensions make it totally unsuitable for wall mounting.