Q: What comes with the MP220 projector?
A: The projector comes with the projector, power adapter, battery, documentation, and USB cable.
Q: Can I purchase the Premium version of Documents To Go?
A: No, the MP220 does not have a network connection such Wi-Fi or mobile network. Therefore, you cannot register or upgrade Documents To Go. When you come to the registration screen, select Later. 3M is providing the basic version of Documents to Go and the registration screen appear by default.
Q: Can I register Documents To Go™?
A: The MP220 does not have a network connection such Wi-Fi or mobile network. Therefore, you cannot register or upgrade Document To Go. When you come to the registration screen, select Later. 3M is providing the basic version of Documents to Go and the registration screen appear by default/
Q: Can I charge the battery using the USB port?
A: No. The projector battery can only be charged by the power adapter that comes with the projector.
Q: What size SD card does the projector take?
A: The projector is compatible with microSD™ cards up to 32GB.
Q: What video file formats does the projector support?
A: The 3M MP220 supports the following video and audio file formats.
Video File Support*: mp4, m4a, m4v, mov, avi, Xvid, mkv,mka, Xvid, 3gp, 3gpp, 3g2, 3ggp2
Audio File Support*: mp4, m4a, mp3, aac, adif, adts, wav, amr, awb, ogg, oga, mka*
Video Codec Support: MPEG4(SP/ASP), Xvid, DivX 4/5, H.264
Audio Codec Support: MP3, ACC(LC, LTP, HEv1, HEv2), AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MSADPCM, PCM, Vorbis
*The MP220 may not support a specific file, although it is listed, because the video or audio stream embedded into the file is not supported.
Q: What image or photo file formats does the projector support?
A: The projector supports GIF, PNG, BMP, and JPG.
Q: What office files does the projector support?
A: The projector uses the basic version of Documents To Go and it supports the following file formats:
Microsoft Office 97 – 2004 (.doc, xls,.ppt)
Microsoft Office 2007-2008/2010 (.docx, .xlsx, .pptx)
Q: Does the projector support PDF file format?
Q: How long does it take to charge the battery?
A: It takes about three hours to fully charge the battery when the projector is off and up to six hours when the projector is being used.
Q: What is the battery life once it is fully charged?
A: When new and fully charged, the battery will last about 2 hours while in standard brightness mode (Brightness set to minimum).
Q: What happens if I overcharge the battery?
A: There are protection circuits in the projector and the battery that prevent over charging.
Q: If my battery is dead‚ can I use the power adapter to power the projector?
A: You can use the power adapter with the projector.
Q: Are there any replacement parts in the projector?
A: Yes, the battery is replaceable.
Q: Can I replace the lamp?
A: NO. The light source is a LED and cannot be replaced.
Q: What computer resolutions/refresh rates does the projector support?
A: 3M MP220 projectors support:
||Resolution (width × height)
||640 × 480
||800 × 600
||1024 × 768
||1024 × 600
||1280 × 768
|1366 × 768
|1280 × 960
||1440 × 900
Q: What is the native resolution?
A: WSVGA (1024x600)
Q: What is the maximum resolution?
A: WXGA (1440x900)
Q: What microSD card does the MP220 projector support?
A: The MP220 projector supports up to a 32 GB microSD card.
Q: How do I update the software (firmware) on the Mobile Projector?
A: Go to the How To Documents section and follow the directions for updating software.
Q: How do I clean the projector lens?
A: A cotton swab is a good tool for cleaning the lens. When cleaning the lens‚ hold the lens in place using the focus knob and then gently remove the dust and dirt. Do not use harsh chemicals like acetone because it will damage the lens and other plastic parts.
Q: Can I use this projector in other countries?
A: Yes‚ the power supply has interchangeable outlet adapters. Before you plug the power adapter into a wall outlet make sure the outlet voltage is compatible with the voltage rating marked on the power adapter label.
Q: Is there a small stand or tripod available for the 3M Mobile Projector?
A: Yes, there is a 3M desktop tripod available. The projector does have a standard 20-1/4” tripod mounting point in the event you want to mount the projector to a camera tripod.
Q: Can I connect my Apple® Computer?
A: Yes‚ connect your Apple computer using the optional 3M VGA cable and an Apple VGA adapter are required. Set the Mac resolution to VGA‚ SVGA, WSVGA or XGA. Apple computers require the Apple VGA adapter. For additional information‚ check the “How to Section” of this website.