Q: What is the 3M™ Streaming Projector powered by Roku®?
A: The 3M Streaming Projector powered by Roku is a combination of two products: a projector and a streaming media device. The projector is a product of 3M; the streaming media device is a product of Roku (www.roku.com). They are packaged together by 3M as a single solution for your enjoyment.
The 3M Streaming Projector is a battery operated projector and can also project images from MHL and HDMI enabled smartphones, tablets, computers and DVD Players. Additional cables will be required.
The Roku® Streaming Stick™ connects to your high-speed wireless network and delivers video and audio from a wide selection of on-demand video and audio streaming providers. Membership may be required. For more details about providers available through Roku, go to http://www.roku.com/roku-channel-store.
Q: What is required to use this product?
A: To get started, you will need access to a wireless, high-speed internet connection and a Roku account. For more details about providers available through Roku go to http://www.roku.com/roku-channel-store.
Q: How does the 3M Streaming Projector powered by Roku connect to the Internet?
A: The Roku Streaming Stick™ that is included connects to the Internet through your home or other Wi-Fi network. The Roku Streaming Stick is compatible with 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n wireless networks. It also supports current wireless security protocols, including WEP, WPA and WPA2.
Q: How fast does my internet need to be?
A: You will need a high-speed internet connection with a minimum download speed of 1.5 Mbps. You can test your internet connection speed by going to http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/.
Q: What is MHL?
A: This is a new digital video and audio interface for smartphones, and other portable devices as well as TVs. MHL allows your portable device such as your smartphone to send video and audio to the projector over a single cable. While your phone is sending video and audio, the projector charges your phone. Additionally, you can control some or all of the features on the portable device using the projector's remote control.
Q: What is the difference between MHL™ and HDMI®?
A: Even though a display has an HDMI input, it does not mean it is MHL enabled. Most MHL enabled displays such as the 3M Streaming Projector SPR1000 are compatible with both MHL and HDMI enabled devices. In addition to playing back video and audio from a MHL enabled device, a MHL enabled display can charge and control the device. For a list of MHL enabled devices, please refer to http://www.mhlconsortium.org/productlist/.
Q: Can I turn off the projector's lamp and continue to listen to audio?
A: Yes, press the Lamp On/Off button on the remote control. Press again to turn the lamp back on.
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 such as acetone. Harsh chemicals will damage the lens and other plastic parts.
Battery and Charging
Q: How long does it take to charge the battery?
A: It takes about three hours to fully charge the battery. The projector charges faster when turned off.
Q: How long will the battery last once it is charged?
A: When the battery is brand new and fully charged, it will last up to one and a half hours in standard lamp mode and up to two and a half hours in eco lamp mode.
Q: What happens if I overcharge the battery?
A: There are protection circuits in the projector and battery that prevent over charging.
Q: If my battery is dead‚ can I use the power adapter to power the projector?
A: Yes, when the battery is dead the power adapter will power the projector.
Roku Streaming Stick
Q: Do I need a Roku account to use the Roku Streaming Stick?
A: Yes. Go to https://owner.roku.com/Account/Create.
Q: Is there a monthly fee with the Roku Account?
A: No. Many Roku channels offer you high-quality entertainment for free. However, depending on which channels you want to watch, pay-per-view or subscription fees may apply. Learn more about Roku's channel partners by going to http://www.roku.com/roku-channel-store.
Q: Where does the Roku Streaming Stick get its power?
A: The projector supplies power to the Roku Streaming Stick.
Q: What remote control do I use for the Roku Streaming Stick?
A: You can use the remote control that came with the 3M Streaming Projector. For use with game available on Roku, you will need the Roku® Game Remote for the Streaming Stick™. You can purchase the Roku Game Remote for the Roku Streaming Stick from Roku.
Image and Video
Q: What is the native resolution of the projector?
A: WVGA (854 × 480)
Q: Does the 3M Streaming Projector have a menu system?
A: Yes. There is menu system for adjusting brightness, contrast, lamp mode, display mode, and video mode.
Q: Can the Streaming Projector project in widescreen?
A: Yes. The 3M Streaming Projector is a 16:9 projector.
Q: What else can I connect to the projector?
A: You can connect most HDMI or MHL compatible devices to the projector. Examples of these devices are smartphones, tablets, set-top boxes, game consoles, and computers.
Q: What resolutions are supported by the projector?
A: The projector supports 480p, 576p, 720p, and 1080i.
Accessories and Replacement Parts
Q: What is the Roku® Game Remote for Streaming Stick™?
A: It is a wireless remote control made for the Roku Streaming Stick that connects to the Roku Streaming Stick using a wireless connection. The Game Remote lets you play games and control the Roku Streaming Stick. You can purchase it from Roku or its distributors.
Q: Are there any replacement parts in the projector?
A: There are no replacement parts for the projector.
Q: Can I replace the lamp?
A: No. The light source is a set of LEDs and cannot be replaced. The LEDs life time is 20,000 hours.