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3M MP225a Pico Projector Review

A deplorably designed pico projector.

March 25, 2012
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Brightness 32 Lumens
Weight 0.72 lbs.
Display Technology LCoS
HD Yes
3D No
Resolution Value
  • 4:3
Throw Distance Wide Angle 100 inches 107
Throw Distance Wide Angle 140 inches 150
Throw Distance Wide Angle 80 inches 86
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 80 inches 86
Throw Distance Wide Angle 120 inches 128
Manufacturer Name 3M
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 64 inches 68
Brand Name (3M)
Resolution SVGA 800 x 600 (4:3)
Color Gamut Red u' measured 0.45
Color Gamut Red v' measured 0.5251
Color Gamut Red Error 0.002308679
Color Gamut Green u' measured 0.1115
Color Gamut Green v' measured 0.5632
Color Gamut Green Error 0.013518136
Color Gamut Blue u' measured 0.1524
Color Gamut Blue v' measured 0.1793
Color Gamut Blue Error 0.03141592
Power Consumption Mode On
Power Consumption Average Watts 12.67
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 2.47
HDMI 0
Component 0
Composite 0
S-Video 0
VGA 1
Analog Audio In 0
Digital Audio Out 0
Analog Audio Out 0
Ethernet 0
WiFi No
USB 0
Memory Card None
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 100 inches 107
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 120 inches 128
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 140 inches 150
Screen Brightness 64-inch Projector Lux Level 29
Screen Brightness 64-inch Dark No
Screen Brightness 64-inch Dim No
Screen Brightness 64-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 64-inch Bright No
Screen Brightness 80-inch Projector Lux Level 19
Screen Brightness 80-inch Dark No
Screen Brightness 80-inch Dim No
Screen Brightness 80-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 80-inch Bright No
Screen Brightness 100-inch Projector Lux Level 12
Screen Brightness 100-inch Dark No
Screen Brightness 100-inch Dim No
Screen Brightness 100-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 100-inch Bright No
Screen Brightness 120-inch Projector Lux Level 8
Screen Brightness 120-inch Dark No
Screen Brightness 120-inch Dim No
Screen Brightness 120-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 120-inch Bright No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Projector Lux Level 6
Screen Brightness 140-inch Dark No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Dim No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Bright No
Color Gamut D65 u' measured 0.171
Color Gamut D65 v' measured 0.4743
Color Gamut D65 Error 0.02746343
Portable Type Yes
Business Type No
Home Theater Type No
Install Type No
Original Price 299.99
General Type
  • Pico
  • Portable
Pico Type Yes
DLNA No
Throw Distance Wide Angle 64 inches 68
Manual Url http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/ConsumerProjectors/Home/Support/Support/?support=projectordocs#anchorSupportDocs

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Connectivity & Media
  9. Power, Noise & Heat
  10. Optoma Pico PK320 Comparison
  11. Aiptek PocketCinema V50 Comparison
  12. AAXA Technologies P4 Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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