3M MP8746 Projector Review

Light up the room with the new 3M™ Multimedia Projector MP8746 — the ideal solution for outstanding presentations. When you need to show and go, but donât want to compromise quality, rest assured that the MP8746 with 1,000 ANSI lumens will amaze you with how bright even an on-the-road presentation can be. XGA resolution brings presentations to life with sharp, clear images. USB connection makes mouse emulation a snap. At only 7 pounds, the 3M MP8746 is easily carried around the office or on the road.


  • 1,000 ANSI lumens
  • XGA (1024 x 768) resolution
  • Intelligent image scaling technology optimizes image quality for SXGA, SVGA, and VGA resolution and video
  • Digital Keystone Correction     -10° to 10° for a square image every time
  • 4x Magnification to highlight details
  • Four input channels for simultaneous connection of two computers and two video signals. (one Composite and one S-Video)
  • VirtualMouse remote control with five presentation tools: blank, laser pointer, timer, magnification, mouse emulation
  • 1.2:1 zoom ranges allows flexibility based upon the size of room
  • Universal power supply for use anywhere in the world
  • Universal Serial Bus (USB) connectivity for mouse (or cursor) control
  • Kensington™ Security Slot for protection from theft (Kensington Microsaver needed)
  • Ceiling mountable
  • One-year prorated warranty on original lamp
  • Limited warranty: 2 years parts and labor

Technical Specifications:

Display: 0.9″ active matrix polysilicon TFT (x3)

Resolution: 1024 (W) x 768 (H) pixels (XGA)

Weight: 7 Lbs. (3.2 kg.)

Brightness: 1,000 ANSI lumens (typical)

Dimensions: 11.7″ x 3.0″ x 8.98″ (29.8cm x 7.6cm x 22.8cm)

Colors: 16.7 million (maximum)

Contrast: 100:1 ANSI

Aspect Ratio: 4:3

Zoom lens: 1.2:1

Screen size: 31″ (minimum) to 300″ (maximum) diagonal

Horizontal scan: 31-80 kHz

Vertical scan: 56-120 Hz

Input terminals:

Video Input:
Composite (1) RCA jack
S-VHS (1) mini DIN 4-pin
Audio (1 pair) RCA jacks (right, left)

RGB Input:
RGB (2) mini D-sub 15-pin
Audio (2) 3.5mm Stereo Mini jacks

Output Terminals:
RGB Monitor Output: (1) Min D-sub 15-pin
Audio Output: (1) 3.5mm Stereo Mini-Jack
Mouse Emulation/Control: (1) Min D-sub 15-pin
USB (Mouse Emulation): (1) USB Series “B” Receptacle

Speakers: Two, 1 watt stereo

Lamp type: 160 watt UHB

Lamp life: 1,500 hours (average)

Operating temperature: 32°F (0°C) to 95°F (35°C)

Storage temperature: -4°F (-20°C ) to 140°F (60°C)

Power consumption: 250 watts

Power supply: Universal 100-120V AC, 220-240V AC, 50/60Hz

Regulatory approvals: FCC Part 15 Class B, CE, UL, cUL, TUVGS

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