Honeywell's 42-inch Altura MLX HDTV gets dreadful review

Darren Murph
D. Murph|11.14.08

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Darren Murph
November 14, 2008 9:24 PM
Honeywell's 42-inch Altura MLX HDTV gets dreadful review

We know what you're thinking: "A Honeywell HDTV?" Sad to say, the answer is "yes, really," and it fared about as terribly as you probably expected it to. The 42-inch Altura MLX, which is formally known as the MT-HWJCT42B2AB, was recently critiqued by the crew over at CNET, and honestly, all's that really important is the summary. The relatively low price ($1,064 MSRP) and accurate primary colors were minor wins, but the light blacks, incorrect gamma, impossible-to-turn-off dejudder processing, poor off-angle performance, no backlight control and a bevy of other niggles planted it squarely in the "mediocre" category. In other words: "Next?"
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