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Sending video to a projector?

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So the TouchPro is going to have video out, and HTC supplies a mini usb to RCA cable to connect to a TV.

Can a mini usb to 15 pin connector be used to connect to a projector? Like this: http://www.shop.com/Belkin_USB_Type_B_to_M...94-p!.shtml This would be sweet for business to run a power point presentation from a phone. :D

This video out opens the mobile productivity doors. You could use a bluetooth keyboard and BlueMouse. http://www.engadget.com/2006/01/16/eleksen...abric-keyboard/ Or even much cooler with the laser virtual keyboard like Celluon CL850. http://www.celluon.com/products/laserkey1_2.htm?sm=2_1

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Then you can always plug in a Composite to VGA converter (such as this: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Composite-Video-to.../dp/B000NVSRXI) to run stuff straight from the device.

But most projectors have a composite input anyway so you're not really gaining anything (certainly not picture quality that's for sure) but converting it to VGA.

Also, I wonder how much using the TV-Out affects battery life.

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But most projectors have a composite input anyway so you're not really gaining anything (certainly not picture quality that's for sure) but converting it to VGA.

Also, I wonder how much using the TV-Out affects battery life.

Not all displays do, and, with a bluetooth keyboard/mouse, you could use the Raphael as a desktop replacement! No need for a Celio Redfly!

HTC have thoughtfully provided the Raphael with a program similar to the USB pop up on the Diamond for TV Out!

Thanks to the large (ish) battery in the Raphael, I doubt it'll to detrimental to usage times.

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"...you could use the Raphael as a desktop replacement!"

That's a stretch in my books dude!! But to each their own.

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That's a stretch in my books dude!! But to each their own.

Would be kinda cool though!

Silent computing goes truly silent!

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does the redfly send the display video over bluetooth to get the output on an external screen?

and if so does that mean they could release a redfly without build in screen/keyb/mouse so as to achieve a similar result but without limiting onesself to a 7inch display and non full size keyboard. as in hook it up to a crt/tft/projector of choice, surely that product would generate more interest!?!?!

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does the redfly send the display video over bluetooth to get the output on an external screen?

and if so does that mean they could release a redfly without build in screen/keyb/mouse so as to achieve a similar result but without limiting onesself to a 7inch display and non full size keyboard. as in hook it up to a crt/tft/projector of choice, surely that product would generate more interest!?!?!

It can link up via bluetooth, but also with USB which also charges the device.

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