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AAXA Technologies M2 Micro Projector

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) 30dB 110 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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AAXA Technologies is pleased to announce the release of the AAXA M2 Micro Projector, the world's first XGA micro projector. Weighing just 1 pound yet producing a vivid 110 lumen image with Vibrant... More
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One Industry Award

This projector received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This 2000:1 contrast ratio projector received an expert rating of 94 out of 100 from projectorcentral.com. If all the projectors of a comparable spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this multimedia projector is in the top 1%.

Very Low Running Costs

The M2 Micro has an average 1 year running cost of only £17 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors of this type and age.

Good Brand

Projectors manufactured by AAXA Technologies have an average rating of 72%, which is in the top 72% of all projector manufacturers that we have assessed.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The M2 Micro supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age do not support wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The M2 Micro has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the M2 Micro.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Asus P1 (£223.37) which has better reviews.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The M2 Micro has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the projectors of a similar age and spec to the M2 Micro. This data projector is a two number of built-in speakers multimedia projector compared to most of the projectors that were released more than two years ago which only have one number of built-in speakers.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the M2 Micro is 5,200h. At 15,000 hours, the M2 Micro has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as the M2 Micro have noise levels of between 28dB and 42dB, and the average noise level is 36dB. With a noise level of only 30 decibels, the M2 Micro has one of the quietest noise levels amongst 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Asus P1 (£223.37) (28dB and higher rated).

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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Light

The lightest 2000:1 contrast ratio projector that has been around for a similar time to the M2 Micro is 370g heavy and the heaviest is 23kg. At only 454 grams, the AAXA Technologies M2 Micro is very light compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the M2 Micro.

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6 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One AAXA Technologies M2 Micro owner who reviewed it concluded that it was not easy to use. Five years ago Projectorcentral.com wrote “The onboard media player on this product is a little difficult to use”.

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the M2 Micro is 4,100 ANSI lumens. The M2 Micro has one of the dimmest projector brightnesss (only 110 ANSI lumens) amongst 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The AAXA Technologies M2 Micro does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec data projectors that were launched more than two years ago also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Support 3D

The AAXA Technologies M2 Micro does not support 3D. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also do not support 3D.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the M2 Micro range from 1W to 19W, and the average RMS rated power is 6.9W. With an RMS rated power of only 1.5 Watts, the M2 Micro has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst projectors of this age.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The M2 Micro has a quite small internal storage capacity (only 1 gigabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the M2 Micro. Across all the similar spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the M2 Micro the internal storage capacitys range from 1GB to 55GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 5.8GB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the AAXA Technologies M2 Micro

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when AAXA Technologies released the M2 Micro.

1024 X 768 (XGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The M2 Micro supports a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA). That's over two times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA).

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many similar spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Specification

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Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Internal Storage Capacity
Performance
Noise Level
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
TV Tuner Integrated
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Colour of Product
Tripod Mountable
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Other Features
Compatibility

1 Award

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated

Expert Reviews

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14 February 2011

The AAXA M2 is unique in its market segment - a micro-portable projector at XGA resolution. Its 100-lumen output creates an image far brighter than any pico projector, while its tiny form factor...

Projectorcentral.com

The 2 Micro Projector has high resolution and brightness
The onboard media player on this product is a little difficult to use

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers aaxa technologies 1024x768
Barcodes 00022099176855, 00320127566853, 00777780277860, 00777780395885, 00778890661150

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