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Monthly Archives: December 2014

  • Connecting your projector to Apple Devices (Updated Dec 2014)

    If you are looking to connect your iPhone / iPad / iPod / MacBook Pro to a projector or TV to get a big screen from a tiny device then look no further. There are over 20 different projectors available that offer this capability, so whatever your need Personal Projector Ltd have a projector for you and your Apple device.

    What you will need

    For mirroring you will always need a Digital AV adapter and a HDMI cable or Apple TV! Depending on the model and type of device you have, there are currently 2 cable (wired) options available:

    1. The 30 pin Digital AV adapter, for older Apple devices. See and purchase this adapter through Apple by clicking here
    2. The Lighting Digital AV adapter, for newer Apple devices. See and purchase this adapter through Apple by clicking here

    Please always check that your device is compatible with the Digital AV adapter you choose to purchase, you can see a list of compatibility on Apple's site here.  

    Cheaper options for Apple cables To stream out video and images that are already saved on your device then you may be able to use one of our cheaper Apple connection cables available to view here. Note: These are not for mirroring the screenWireless Projection
    There are some projectors which are starting to offer wireless projection, these devices will normally happily mirror Windows and Android devices but it's a little bit different when it comes to Apple. You may wish to invest in Apple TV and use that to wirelessly stream content instead. Alternatively, certain projectors like the Pico Genie M550 or Vivitek Qumi Q6 can wirelessly project your content from both Android and Apple via apps like EZCast or direct.

    Apps to use with your iPhone projector 

  • Press Release: New Vivitek Qumi Q4, Available Now

    Vivitek's brand new Qumi Q4 is the latest addition to the portable LED Qumi projector range.  At 500 lumens it is a cheaper option to the feature packed Vivitek Qumi Q5, retaining everything that makes the Q5 great, without the price tag. The brand new Vivitek Qumi Q4 is the cheaper version of the popular Vivitek Qumi 5. Its still 500 lumens and acts as a pass through only projector (but excludes original Qumi Q5 features such as no wifi, ppt,word, pdf viewer or battery dock option)

    Slim and lightweight, the sleek white, high gloss projector has lots of features to project your content in any situation. It is easy to use and has multiple connectivity options to make it an ideal companion for gamers and movie enthusiasts. The image quality is unique for a projector of this size and price. The HD quality image can be projected in sizes up to 90”and the 500 ANSI Lumens and 30,000:1 contrast ratio deliver an image beyond expectations. Qumi Q4 is It is the perfect portable companion.

    View the Vivitek Qumi Q4 product page here

    Qumi Q4 White


    Key features

    • 500 ANSI lumens and a 30,000:1 contrast for vibrant, colorful and incredible imagery
    • TI's DLP® and BrilliantColor™ technologies for sharp and detailed projection quality
    • Widescreen image projection up to 90" in diameter
    • MHL device compatibility for streaming of video and audio content from a compatible mobile device
    • Assortment of connectivity options for easy connection to almost any kind of multimedia device including smartphones, tablets, notebooks, cameras and more
    • Long life LED light source with up to 30,000 plus hours of operation
    • Quick search source filtering function to quickly locate input signal source
    • Intuitive and easy-to-use user interface makes projector adjustments a snap
    • Embedded Closed Caption Decoding (CCD) ensures a video or TV signal’s audio is displayed as subtitles (captions) on the projected screen
    • 6 preset display modes and 3 user defined modes allow the projected image to be tweaked for the most suitable display requirements
    • Slim size at only 32mm in depth to easily fit into a purse, briefcase or backpack
    • Easy portability with a weight of only 460g
  • Press Release: New Vivitek Qumi Q7+ (Plus), Available Now

    Vivitek, creator of the Qumi  range of portable personal projectors, has introduced the latest addition to its line line up of LED-based projectors. At 1000 lumens, the Qumi Q7 plus (Q7+) is an upgrade the previous Qumi Q7. This expands the Qumi portfolio to offer a portable, powerful and feature-rich LED projector in a slim and svelte design.

    View the Vivitek Qumi Q7 on the Personal Projector page here


    The Qumi Q7+ delivers up to 1000 ANSI Lumens of brightness with an LED light source that gives it up to 30,000 hours of operation time enough to view more than 10,000 movies offering years of meetings, presentations, movies, gaming and more. The brightness coupled with the wide colour range and contrast ratio of 30,000:1 delivers rich black levels, giving the Q7+ absolutely stunning picture quality. The Q7+ is the ideal solution for impressive presentations or video projections up to 107”(2.7m) diagonally, yet is equally at home in small meeting rooms as it is in the home.

    At 1.4kg and with its thin design, the Qumi is the ideal companion for business travellers or home entertainment enthusiast. Compatible with a variety of devices, the Q7+ easily connects with digital cameras, laptops, Smartphones, tablets and more. Due to the quick start up of its LED light source the projector really is plug and play. The Q7+ features the unique touch sensitive button controls and sleek design that is synonymous with the Qumi projector series.

    The Qumi Q7+ was devised to cater to the most demanding multimedia requirements. Qumi allows for Direct 3D projection via HDMI and also 2D to 3D conversion built-in for standard and Blu-Ray 3D playback.

    The Q7+ can natively display a range of Microsoft Office® files and Adobe™ PDFs, alongside being compatible with a huge selection of different multimedia formats which can be played back via a USB stick. Connect tablets and smartphones directly to the Qumi Q7+ via MHL to mirror any content directly onto the big screen. Finally, the 4GB of on-board memory as well as input and output options complete the multimedia offering.

    Qumi Q7+ Key Features & Specifications:

    • 1000 ANSI Lumens of brightness and a 30,000:1 contrast ratio
    • 720p native WXGA (1280x800) resolution
    • DLP pico chipset from Texas Instruments
    • Direct 3D through HDMI, as well as integrated 2D-to-3D content conversion technology
    • 1,4kg; Dimensions: 238 x 180 x 40mm
    • 30,000+ estimated LED hours of operation
    • Connectivity options include: HDMI (x2) including MHL connectivity, VGA-In, Composite Video, Audio-In RCA and USB; 4GB of on-board memory
    • Connect an MHL enabled smartphone or tablet to the Q7 and everything will be will be mirrored and displayed onto the projected screen.
    • Built-in Microsoft Office® and Adobe™ PDF document reader
    • 2x 2W stereo sound speaker
    • Available now 

    For more information visit www.personalprojector.co.uk

  • New: 800 lumen, HD, LED Projector at Breakthrough Price, Only £199.99

    Best Value for Money & Performance Available

    Ideal for Home Cinema, business or education

    HD picture quality, brightness of 800 Lumens and 10,000:1contrast ratio provide a beautiful 100” (diagonal) cinematic screen in almost any environment. The new projector delivers unrivalled value for money projection compared to similar alternatives currently on the market. It is the ideal addition to any home for HD 720p (1080p support) movies and gaming.

    Alternatively, it will not be out of place in any small office or education environment, its wide range of connection options boost your ability to quickly and easily share content. The new 800 lumen projector is compatible with a variety of devices including digital cameras, laptops, smart phones, tablets and more.





    Key features 

    • 800 ANSI lumens
    • 10,000:1 contrast ratio
    • High quality inbuilt speakers
    • 2 x HDMI ports + 2 x USB ports for advanced connectivity
    • HD, Supports 1080p (Native 720p resolution)

    Other Main features:

    • 30,000 hours of LED light-source life span (no bulb or filter to replace)
    • WXGA (1280 X 800) resolution, 720p HD native
    • Ready to be used with a variety of devices, including:
    • Digital cameras
    • Laptops
    • Smartphones
    • e-Tablets such as iPads
    • Games consoles
    • Set-top boxes for digital TV
    • Versatile and bright enough for both business and leisure, making it ideal for sharing digital content
    • Inbuilt speakers, ideal for small groups, bedrooms (Fan noise: 33dB)
  • Christmas Send-By Dates & Extended Returns Period

    Christmas Delivery (UK, Europe & Worldwide)
    Rely on us this Christmas to deliver your goods right up to the last minute! Our highly reliable Interlink couriers will even send you a text/email with an estimated delivery window accurate to 1 hour  providing you with complete confidence that your vital delivery is going to arrive on time when you need it. Read more

    [UPDATE ALL inc returns INFO ON BOTH “Shipping and Returns” AND “T&Cs”]
    • UK:  Place your order by 4pm on 23rd December 2014 to receive it the next working day (24th December)
    • Europe: If placing your order after 11th December please enquire depending on your destination we may be able to deliver as late as 17th Decemeber
    • Worldwide: please enquire about the send-by date for your destination before placing your order for xmas delivery

    Extended Christmas Returns Period

    Orders placed between the 9th and 23rd December 2014 will benefit from an extended returns period. If a product  is not suitable then please email us by December 31st for an exchange or refund (on items returned in new condition). Refunds/Exchanges will be processed from Mon 5th January.

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