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Finweek English Edition - - TECHNOLOGY - Ver­dict:

There are some pro­fes­sion­als who can’t get away from hav­ing to carry around their own pro­jec­tors – not a fun un­der­tak­ing, es­pe­cially when they have to rush bet ween meet­ings in a far­away cit y. Small, por­ta­ble pro­jec­tors have been around for a while, but have been lack­ing in qual­ity and are gen­er­ally not up to the job. A re­cent surge of new prod­ucts has rec­tif ied that, how­ever, and the 3M Mo­bile Pro­jec­tor is ar­guably the best of the lot. It’s also great for watch­ing videos and play­ing games in your ho­tel room once the meet­ing is done. Just say­ing.

The MP410 is tiny enough to f it in your hand, but of­fers bright­ness of 300 lu­men, mak­ing it more than good enough to han­dle most board­rooms. It also has built-in speak­ers for au­dio play­back and the abil­ity to read f iles from in­ter­nal stor­age or me­mory cards – which means you might even get away with leav­ing your lap­top be­hind.

While the pro­jec­tor it­self is tiny, it does re­quire an ex­ter­nal power adapter that’s about half the size. A carry bag f its the pro­jec­tor, power adapter, re­mote and some ca­bles in a package that should slip ef­fort­lessly into even a small

The most com­pe­tent mini-pro­jec­tor we’ve seen

Sony VPL-EX100

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