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3M MP225 Projector

SVGA (800x600) 32 ANSI Lumens 1440 X 900 (WXGA+) Aug 2012
Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Supported Graphics Resolutions Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Very dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was August 2012 when this projector was released.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 3M MP225 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other battery powered projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector.

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include the Benq GP2 which has better reviews.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The 3M MP225 does not support full HD. Most of the other battery powered projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector also do not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support full HD including the Philips PPX3410/F7 which also has a higher rating.

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Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

The 3M MP225 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 32 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and spec. Across all the battery powered projectors that were released more than two years ago the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 5,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 400 ANSI lumens.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The highest resolution of the 3M MP225 is SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago the resolution ranges from WVGA (854x480) (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Lamps

Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of battery powered projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this data projector is 21,000h, and the service life of lamps range from 20h to 30,000h. When compared to other battery powered projectors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the service life of lamp of the 3M MP225 of only 20 hours is one of the shortest.

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Packaging Content

Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The 3M MP225 does not have a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age do have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other battery powered projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector, the 3M MP225 does not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 3m mp225a
Barcodes 00051125634601, 00151903137253, 00163120591503, 07123290427272, 07123290500845

3M MP225 Review Sources

To prepare this 3M MP225 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.
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