Maxent MX-26X3 LCD HD Monitor At A Glance & Ratings

AT A Glance: Maxent MX-26X3 LCD HD Monitor


Video: DVI (1), D-Sub 15-pin (1), component video (2), S-video (2), composite video (2), RF (1)
Audio: stereo analog (6),
Video: D-Sub 15-pin (1)
Audio: stereo analog (1), subwoofer out (1)
Additional: RS-232 (1)

Type: LCD
Screen Size (diagonal) 26 inches
Native Resolution / Aspect Ratio: 1,366 x 768 / 16:9
Lamp Life: 60,000 hours
Wall Mount or Stand Included?: Stand
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 19 x 34.3 x 8.9 (with stand)
Weight (pounds): 28.6 (with stand)
Price: $1,099

Ratings: Maxent MX-26X3 LCD HD Monitor

Build Quality: 84
• Constructed mostly of plastic and weighs only 28.6 pounds
• The remote lacks backlighting

Value: 93
• HDTV and LCD for a little more than $1,000—and you don't have to sacrifice performance

Features: 89
• Includes a well-rounded input panel • No CableCARD, ATSC tuner, or card reader

Performance: 86
• Produces good colors, solid detail, and great light output
• Inconsistent image quality through DVI, but the component video image is quite good

Ergonomics: 91
• Dedicated input buttons on the remote
• Aspect-ratio adjustment for HD sources

Overall Rating: 88
The MX-26X3 is a fine choice for a second-room TV, rendering attractive DVD and HDTV images through its component video inputs. The next time you're buying 80 pounds of trail mix at Costco, give this one a look.

General Information
MX-26X3 LCD HD Monitor, $1,099
Maxent, (888) 373-4368
Dealer Locator Code MAX

(888) 373-4368