PicoPix Pocket projector

100 lumens PPX4010/INT


How to connect the Philips PicoPix 4010 to a Macbook?

If your Macbook is equipped with a mini display or thunderbolt output, you can connect it to the PPX4010 using the optional cable PPA1270 (not supplied with the picopix), below are the steps:

  1. Connect the USB-Y-cable to the USB/DC-in slot on the projector
  2. Connect USB plugs on the other end to the Macbook (you can also connect the USB end to a power adapter PPA6200, or a Powerbank)
  3. Connect the mini-HDMI plug of the PPA1270 cable to the projector's mini-HDMI socket
  4. Connect the HDMI plug to the Macbook's HDMI socket

The Macbook should automatically detect the PicoPix. If not, you can force the system to find the projector by going to App Menu /System Preferences/Display/ Detect Display button.

Note: The PPX4010 doesn't have speaker, in order to play sound you need to use the Macbook internal speaker. proceed as follows:

Open the Output panel of Sound preferences, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Sound, then click Output, select the internal speakers as sound output device.

Connecting the projector to a Macbook

The information on this page applies to the following models: PPX4010/INT .

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