IBM MicroPortable Projector

Digital projector IBM's MicroPortable Projector takes up little space, occupying just 215x169x51mm and weighing a mere 1.33kg, making it the smallest projector we've seen so far. Its Ansi lumens rating of 1100 is fair, but you'll need to draw the blinds if you want to get the best out of it. The colour palette is satisfactory, rather than outstanding, but has crisp image definition. One area where you do gain significantly, however, is noise, or lack of: even in a quiet meeting room, the slight whirring of the fan is barely noticeable.

IBM has future-proofed the MicroPortable by including a DVI (digital video interface) connector at the back. Since computers are digital, there's little point in converting the image to analog. With a suitably equipped graphics card, a digital connection provides a better image. DVI also supports analog connections, and as standard there's an analog cable in the box. This breaks out into a standard D-SUB plug plus a USB connector, allowing you to use the supplied remote control as a mouse to navigate PowerPoint presentations. There's also support for standard RGB and S-Video inputs, although to keep the size down these are via a custom connector and supplied cables.

IBM MicroPortable Projector

Price: $9399; Phone: 13 2426; URL: www.ibm.com/au

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