• 3M MPro110
59
Based on 19 scores, 27 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    12

Pros:

  • Moderate quality video in dark rooms. Silent. LED source said to last up to 10,000 hours. Absolutely tiny.
  • Battery powered, Highly portable, VGA and composite video ports allow connection to a variety of devices, Cool fan-less operation
  • Fits in a shirt pocket. Connects to computers and composite video sources. Rechargeable battery.

Cons:

  • Requires dark rooms for even muted color reproduction. Battery is a tease, lasting 50 minutes.
  • Dim output limits range of useful enlargement, VGA cable is stiff, bulky and short, Lens suffers from pin-cushioning, *

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Authority on 50

Your choice is stark: buy a proper, full-size projector that delivers decent images or buy a thrillingly small projector that, um, doesnt...

By Macworld UK on 80

The 3M MPro110 is first out of the gate, with a phone-sized form factor – albeit quite a thick phone – and a no-frills package that includes both micro-VGA and composite AV sockets. Inside the box there’s a paper manual, a mains...

By Mac|Life on 60

A triumph in portability, the MPro110 can be packed along anywhere. Youll never get an excellent image, but its size mostly offsets that shortcoming, especially in darkness.Micro Professional Projector MPro110...

By Computeractive on 60

An entertaining gadget but it left us wanting...

By ITP.net on 80

3M's first ultra-portable falls short of the mark due to its basic performance, iffy build and high price....

By IT PRO on 33

Impossibly small and with some neat touches, but the MPro110 shows that pico projector technology is not yet ready for the market....

By PC Pro on 33

Some neat touches, but pico-projector technology clearly isn't ready for the mainstream just yet....

By ProjectorCentral on

Pico projectors are a lot fun and great attention getters. To maximize your business and social enjoyment try to minimizing room light and project to a surface of neutral color. If you cant control the room light try a smaller image. It will...

By Mobile Magazine on 89

Aside from the drool-worthy netbooks at CES in early January, I was astounded by the technology advances in portable...

By DigitalVersus on 40

3M is the founder of the LcoS technology (also in the Aiptek Pocket Cinéma V10). Out of the three mini-projectors tested, this is the most professional model, mainly because it comes with a VGA connection.Handling Smaller than the Aiptek, the Mpro...

By Gadling on

No, the title does not say pocket protector, this review is going to give you a closer look at one of the first pocket projectors in the world.The 3M MPro110 pocket projector is about the size of a late 90s mobile phone (4.5"x2"). On the front of the...

By AsiaOne on

Great with mobile devices. Lower your expectations and this device could turn you...

By G4tv.com on 92

Video Review: 3M feels your projection pain and that is why they have created the MPro 110, a mini projector that fits in your pocket and throws out a huge 50" screen. It has multiple inputs to interface with your iPod, computer, or digital camera,...

By Whathifi.com on 40

“Small is beautiful,” according to renowned British economist E F Schumacher. We're fairly certain he was referring to loftier subjects than home cinema projectors, but there's no doubt that MPro110 projector is beautifully small....

By Digital Trends on 65

If you compare the MPro110 to a standard digital projector, it comes up short on many measures. Think dim output; limited enlargement; a lens thats not corrected for linear distortion; native VGA resolution; and a total dearth of added...

By PC Mag on 80

The 3M MPro110 is one of the first projectors that can fit into a shirt pocket and the first of its size that can connect to a...

By Gizmodo on

I am in love with the concept, and this little LCOS-based 640x480 projector does some amazing things given its size and resolution. But even understanding its limitations, it still has some major build-quality issues that prevent it from true...

By LaptopMag on 40

With the MPro110, 3M certainly achieved a technological success. We look forward to seeing the second or third iteration of this design, particularly one with an onboard flash memory drive for showing laptop-less slideshows. For now, however, we...

By HardwareZone.com on

Mention the word "projectors", and without a doubt, many will associate these products with the word "huge", both physically and the projection it throws onto the screen. As manufacturers move towards the high definition realm with their...

By RegHardware on 50

When the shortcomings are taken into account, it seems likely that the MPro 110 should be superseded fairly quickly because, beyond composite-video presentations, its Pro pretensions fail to shine. ...