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Philips PicoPIX PPX2450 55 Lumens Pocket LED Pico Projector with Integrated Media Player and 2GB Memory. (discontinued by manufacturer)

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  • Excellent image Quality - LED technology for brilliant colours and high contrast
  • Versatile connectivity - various connections for all common devices
  • Ultra portable - internal battery for play time of upto 2 hours

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  • Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 10.5 x 3.1 cm ; 272 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 862 g
  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Item model number: PPX2450
  • ASIN: B006U1FAFI
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 5 Jan. 2012
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 75,370 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

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Philips PicoPix-2450 Pocket Projector

PicoPix 2450
PicoPix 2450

The Philips PicoPix 2450 provides you with picture and video sharing whenever and wherever you want. Small and light, these impressive projectors are the perfect pocket companions for sharing your digital content with others. Share excellent image quality on a large image projection for everybody to see.

Outstanding image quality

Fantastic, high quality LED technology gives you breath-taking contrast and brilliant colours making your pictures and videos look their best! With a brightness of up to 55 lumens and a light source that lasts for over 30,000 hours you can project your images proudly. The extraordinary contrast ratio of 1000:1 delivers the brightest whites and the deepest blacks even when projected to 120" in size.

Large image projection
PicoPix 2450
PicoPix 2450

Project your images and videos up to 305cm (120") in size. Losing no quality you can view or share your content on the biggest Notebook screen you've ever had. Philips impressive technology allows you to increase the size of your images and videos without losing any of their quality and will colour correct your content depending on the wall colour. You no longer need to huddle around a laptop screen to share your presentations, demo videos, movies, family videos and photo slideshow displays can be seen by everyone. No need to worry what is available at the meeting you’ve booked, just drop this compact projector into your pocket and you’ll be ready to share your content on any convenient projector screen or wall. You even have the option of choosing what is displayed from your notebook or laptop. Within the pre-installed software you can choose to use the projector as a mirror of your device screen, or as a second screen displaying different content. Ideal if you want to work on a document whilst presenting something different on the projector.

Easy connectivity

Philips has made it so easy for you to share your content with one simple connection. With versatile connectivity link your PicoPix 2450 to a notebook, netbook or laptop using various connections, including USB and start projecting. With the excellent compatibility supporting most video, image and audio formats, you to connect to a variety of platforms.

PicoPix 2450
PicoPix 2450
Ultra-portable

Play your videos and show your content directly from your SD card or USB stick, no need for connections or wires. The lithium internal battery allows playtime for up to 2 hours continuously without connection or connect via USB and charge your projector at the same time.

Convenience

The PicoPix 2055 comes with a handy carrying case to protect it on your travels, a remote control for ease of use, a composite audio/video adapter, AC adapter, a mini USB cable, a mini USB to USB female adapter and a Quick Start Guide and user guide to get the most out of your PicoPix. Measuring only 105mm x 105mm x 31.5mm and weighing only 270g, this truly is a pocket-sized projector that can easily be slipped into a laptop bag or even a pocket without compromising on performance.

Box Contains

Projector
Remote Control
User Guide (stored on internal memory)
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Composite Audio/Video Adapter
AC Adapter
Standard mini USB Cable
Mini USB to USB-female Adapter
Carry Case


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Pro's

1. Quite bright up to say about a 80" screen size, any bigger you will lose the sweet spot.
2. Sound is reasonably load for a small speaker (you can add external speakers or headphones if required)
3. Tiny but not quite pocket size, great for traveling.
4. battery life is good at around 1.5 hours (drops to 55 lumens when on battery).
5. Plays most formats of video..
6. This will power an external HDD from the USB so no external power required.

Cons

1. Fan is quite noisy for a small projector but if your watching a movie this wont be an issue.
2. Wont play Audio on many movies i have and my camcorder AVCHD wont play sound either. (you can use an HDMI cable which will fix this).
3. I've had two of these now as they have both ended up showing light to the right side of the screen which is only seen when projecting black, it's like someone is shining a weak torch to the side of the screen, it seems the light is bouncing off the silver from the front of the projector. This could be a design flaw unless i have been unlucky twice.
4. Resolution is too low for projecting desktop from the PC which causes the text to be fuzzy, tested in three PC's.

If you intend to use this for movies from an SD card, external hard or direct from a Camcorder it's a good Projector.
Watching photos is good also.

If you intend to use it for gaming then you need to look else ware to be honest.

All it all it's not bad but needs improvement.

EDIT: Just took my 3rd one back as the focus wheel started to click and the lens would not focus. I have another one now which seems ok for now. If it continues to work i will give it 4 stars.
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Being smaller than a stack of 3 cd's, the PicoPIX will comfortably sit in the palm of your hand, making it a very tempting proposition for mobile presentations.

Set-up is pretty much plug and play. Get it out the box, charge it up, connect your media device and you're away. The controls are minimal - manual focus and volume, and buttons to navigate the straightforward interface. In use it's brighter than expected, while it doesn't have the power or range of a full size projector, it's more than enough for a normal room out of direct sunlight. Placed about nine feet from the wall it projects an image size of about 50 inches, the image quality is sharp and bright, if a little contrasty - more than good enough for PowerPoint/Keynote. Fortunately there was no sign of the RGB strobing that affects many small projectors. Audio is sufficiently loud and is nice and clear.

While you can plug it into the mains an internal rechargeable battery means it's easily portable. PC owners will probably find a cable in the box to suit their connectivity needs, Mac/iPad users may need adapters or extra cable to get connected. For ultimate portability it is possible though to connect just a USB memory stick and view video or pictures without the need for a computer/tablet.

My only gripe is the lack of a cable for iOS devices iin the box, but as Apple recently changed the dock connection on iOS devices I can understand Phillips not including one. Philips do sell a cable for iOS devices separately, but at the time of writing it was an eye-watering £35 - which I feel is way too much. Aside from this there is little to complain about, the PicoPIX is small, powerful for it's size and easy to use.
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I did a bit of research before buying this projector, and had already decided to go for an LED source projector, in order to benefit from the long life and durability of the bulbs, as I expect this projector to be carried around in suitcases, etc...
It performed very well on a recent trip on which we rigged up a mini-cinema in a hotel room, with a sheet hooked up over some up-ended coffee tables, we created a 4x6ft screen right in front of us! We had to change our original plan of projecting onto the back of the sheet (the settings on the projector allow for this) as the light was so bright it was shining through the sheet into our eyes! Instead we had it projecting over our heads onto the sheet, and the lights turned off for a cinematic viewing of James Bond in Skyfall - brilliant!
I played the DVD on a laptop with some extra speakers plugged in, as the sound out of the projector itself doesnt really do a film like that justice.
We also used it for a photo slideshow of our recent wedding, for which it was fantastic! I downloaded the videos/photos onto the projector itself (it has about 2Gb internal memory) and then just held it in my hand and pointed it at a wall.
I have also used it with a portable hard-drive plugged straight into it, (although for some reason it didn't like it when I tried to use a USB extension lead to lengthen the conection).
It doesnt perform so well in a well-lit room, especialy at a distance from the wall/screen, but that is to be expected with LED projectors as they dont have the brightness of the alternative bulb projectors.
In a nutshell - for a very reasonable price, I got what I consider to be a brilliant bit of kit, especially when combined with some extra speakers (if you want better quality sound) and a tripod stand (bought separately). It was also smaller than I had expected - coat pocket-sized!!
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