3M MP8747 Projector Review

Light up the room with the new 3M™ Multimedia Projector MP8747 — the ideal solution for outstanding presentations. XGA resolution brings presentations to life with sharp, clear images. USB connection makes mouse emulation a snap. At only 7 pounds, the 3M MP8747 is easily carried around the office or on the road.


  • Bright 1,400 ANSI lumens
  • XGA (1024 x 768) resolution
  • Intelligent image scaling technology optimizes image quality for SXGA, SVGA, VGA resolution and video
  • Digital Keystone Correction -10°-10° for a square image every time
  • 4x Magnification to highlight details
  • Power zoom and focus
  • Four input channels for the simultaneous connection of two computers and two video signals (one Composite and one S-Video)
  • VirtualMouse remote control with presentation tools: blank, laser pointer, timer, magnification, mouse emulation
  • Universal power supply, for use anywhere in the world
  • Universal Serial Bus lets you view an external monitor and your projected image simultaneously
  • Universal Serial Bus (USB) (USB) connectivity for mouse (or cursor) control
  • Kensington™ Security Slot for protection from theft (Kensington MicroSaver™ needed)
  • Ceiling mountable
  • 1.2:1 zoom ratio allows flexibility based upon the size of room
  • One-year prorated warranty on original lamp
  • Limited Warranty: 2 years parts & labor

Computer Compatibility:

  • IBM™ and compatible – SXGA, XGA, SVGA, VGA
  • Apple™ Macintosh™ (II, LC, Quadra, PowerPC, PowerBook™ and iMac™)

Video Compatibility:

  • Autosync: NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL-M, PAL-N,SECAM
  • Composite and S-VHS

Accessories Included:

  • Detachable power cords (US, UK, Europe)
  • VGA cable
  • RCA™ Video/Audio cable
  • S-VHS video cable
  • PS/2 Mouse Emulation Cable
  • IR Remote Control
  • Multilanguage operator’s guide
  • Handle Strap

Technical Specifications:

Display: 0.9″ active matrix polysilicon TFT (x3)

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

Brightness: 1400 ANSI lumens (typical)

Weight: 7 Lbs. (3.2 kg.)

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

Colors: 16.7 million (maximum)

Contrast ratio: 300:1 peak (150:1 ANSI)

Aspect Ratio: 4:3 or 16:9

Zoom lens: 1.2:1 zoom

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

Horizontal scan: 31-80 kHz

Vertical scan: 56-120 Hz

Input terminals:
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
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 Watts

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 A, CE, UL, cUL, TUVGS

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