PocketProjector Presentation Full Of Punch

Posted in   Presentations   on  July 14, 2011  

Just occasionally we come across a piece of presentation technology that surprises us. The test of the MP180 PocketProjector, made by 3M, is such an occasion. A PocketProjector presentation is surprisingly good.

PocketProjector presentation
The PocketProjector Presentation Packs A Punch

3M makes clear that their MP180 PocketProjector doesn’t displace the need for a beefy powerful projector in your conference room. No, the MP180 is aimed fairly and squarely at the business person who has to travel. So, that’s someone who has to visit clients’ premises and then give a presentation. Like me, you’ve grown used to lugging around a projector. But when you travel by plane or train, that extra piece of kit becomes a challenge.

PocketProjector Presentation No Dead-Weight

But with the MP180 PocketProjector you won’t need to weigh up how you fit a laptop and a projector into your hand luggage. And you won’t have to scurry around your client’s office looking for their projector.

Because, an MP180 Pocketprojector presentation is powerful enough for any office or boardroom environment.

First things first. The kit is small. Very small…palm-sized. But despite its petite form, it’s not fiddly to operate. It oozes robustness and strength. And it works.

A powerful LED projector beam is its principal asset, powered by a mighty, yet small battery, that’s easily re-charged in three hours. In use the battery will support a presentation for two hours before a recharge is needed. When you use it, you’ll need to draw a blind or two, but it’s not necessary to black out the presentation room. It’s simply not as powerful as your main projector.

Travelling with the MP180 is a connectivity dream. Laptop PC and MAC connection cables are all supplied (VGA,SVGA, XGA, WXGA, MAC and USB). That means that you can easily connect your PocketProjector to an iPhone, a video phone, an iPod, a digital camera, to speakers or headphones.

Memory Is Everything With The MP180

But it’s not just connectivity that counts when you need to give a presentation at a client’s site. You can load your presentation into the MP180 (it’s got 4 GB of memory) or onto a Micro SD card (it supports up to a 32 GB card) that ports into the MP180 PocketProjector. And you can transfer files to that Micro SD card with one of the cables supplied or with the Bluetooth connection.

A PocketProjector presentation with the MP180 is a dream. A simple home screen, easy to comprehend icons and an intuitive user interface all work hard to ensure that your presentation goes smoothly.

You want internet access? OK, the PocketProjector does that with its own WiFi connection and an on-board web browser, and on-screen keyboard. So, very neat indeed. Both the PocketProjector and smartphone presentations are certainly setting the pace right now.

It also supports internet access, video playback, still photos, PDF and Office files. Its sound quality is also a treat. Far superior to the projector that I’ve lugged around for a year or two. It seems to support all the audio file formats that we use. But you can always check the audio presentation compatibility.

Ready For Travel With A PocketProjector Presentation

Portable quick and easy presentation support is what the MP180 does best. All the cable connections, travel plug adapters  (for Europe, the USA and Australia) and a mini-tripod add up to a well thought-out product. If battery life is a concern, you can run the MP180 from the battery charger without an issue. Very simple.

One of the accessories that caught our eye was the remote control. The MP180 supports an optional remote control and that’s probably something that you’d want to have.

Solid, reliable, practical and dependable. That’s the MP180 PocketProjector.

When you need more PowerPoint presentation tips you can always enroll on an online presentation course. Or you can ask us to organise a corporate training day at one of more than 40 training centres, so you are never that far from your nearest centre. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch when you need advice about presentation skills training.


Phone Number

01344 859823

Email Address


Training | Coaching | Online Courses | Seminars | Tips | Podcasts | Videos

About the Author

The Principal Trainer at training business Time to Market. Now based in London, I run presentation and public speaking training courses, coaching sessions and seminars throughout the UK.

Follow me

Review Your Presentation

Let's Review Your PowerPoint or Keynote Presentation in a Video Conference

  • Wow!!! Thank you for useful presentation information…valuable information you offered in your article. Keep inspiring your readers thanks.

  • {"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}

    Recent Articles

    January 23, 2023

    Home Office PowerPoint Presentation Penetrates Homeland Security

    December 24, 2022

    Your Presenter Santa List 2022
    Presenter with PowerPoint

    Online Course: Discover how to Boss the Presentation Basics

    • Boost your presentation confidence
    • Develop all the essential presentation skills you need
    • Become more successful as a presenter at work, conferences or job interviews


    T I P S

    Enroll Today

    Only £97