MimioProjector 280I Interactive Ultra-Short Throw Projector

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  • MimioProjector 280I allows simultaneous touches and up to 10 users can simultaneously interact with one another on the same projected image
  • The ultra-short throw design of MimioProjector 280I limits glare and shadow on the display
  • With 3100 lumens of brightness, WXGA resolution and 2000:1 contrast ratio, the MimioProjector 280I promises crisp image quality
  • The included MimioStudio Software permits extensive classroom instruction aids, including Notebook, Gallery and Gradebook simplifying the process of preparing and delivering classroom lessons
  • Users may easily upgrade non-interactive projectors to MimioProjector 280I and avail the supreme benefits attached to it
  • MimioProjector 280I supports video formats including VGA, HDMI, S-Video and composite video, expanding the locus of its connectivity
  • MimioProjector 280I is 3D ready with the assistance of DLP link
  • Built-in 8W speakers enhance the experience and elevate the impact of the message being delivered

The unique interactive feature of MimioProjector 280I projects the true essence of collaborative work sessions. 2 included stylus pens and up to 10 simultaneous touches allow users to work together on one screen. The MimioProjector 280I is best suited for the education sector as if facilitates the participation of students. Optimized for learning, the MimioProjector 280I grasps the attention and interest of students compelling them to take part in class activities making them more responsive. Incorporated WXGA resolution, 3100 lumens brightness and 2000:1 contrast ratio support the MimioProjector 280I to project excellent image quality.

The integrated MimioStudio Software further boosts the performance of MimioProjector 280I as it enables up to 50 students to work collaboratively towards a common goal. The bundled MimioMobile app connects up to three mobile devices in the classroom. The included MimioStudio Gradebook automatically records multiple-choice, numeric, and short-answer responses to assessment questions, and eliminates the need for teachers to hand-grade tests. Many other added features of the MimioStudio Software make MimioProjector 280I the most innovative and technologically advance tool for collaborative classroom sessions.

Basic Attributes
Product Name MimioProjector 280I Interactive Ultra-Short Throw Projector
Manufacturer Mimio
SKU 1871802
Lamp Life (Hours) 3000 (Normal Mode), 4000 (Eco Mode)
Network Connectivity LAN
Aspect Ratio 16:10 (Native), (Compatible) 16:9, 4:3
Input Method Pen
Throw Ratio 0.35 : 1
Speaker 8W + 8W
Ship cost 45.0000
Brightness (Lumens) 3100
Resolution WXGA - 1280 x 800
Inputs / Outputs HDMI x 1, VGA x 2, S-video x 1, Composite analog x 1, RJ45 x 1
Contrast Ratio 2000:1
Included Software MimioStudio Software
Power Requirement 100 - 240V AC
Warranty 2 years
Dimensions (H”x W”x D”) 9.87 x 14.25 x 6.5
Operating System Windows, Mac, Linux
Touch Sensing Technology Infrared
Included Accessories Interactive module, 2 Interactive pens, MimioStudio software license, Power cord-4m, VGA cable-5m, Audio cable-5m, Mini-USB cable-5m, Remote with battery, Wall-mount
Display Technology DLP
Interactivity Yes
Category Interactive Ultra-Short Throw
Country of Origin China
Number of Touch Inputs 10
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Software Requirements

MimioStudio 11 and higher on a Windows, Mac, or Linux OS



3100 lumens



280 Watt OSRAM E20.9n (replaceable without dismounting projector)

Lamp Life


Normal mode 3,000 hours.
Eco mode 4,000 hours.

Native Aspect Ratio


16:10. Also supports 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios.

Native Resolution


1280 x 800 (WXGA)

Image Size Supported


WXGA 16:10, 70” - 130”

Keystone Correction


Vertical: ±15 degrees (manual)

Contrast Ratio


Native 2000:1

Color Reproduction


1.07 billion colors (R/G/B 10 bit)

Color Temperature


Adjustable from 6500º K - 8300º K

Color Uniformity


-|∆U’V’| <0.03

Projection Lens


F 2.6 fixed zoom

Throw Ratio Range


WXGA 0.35

Zoom Ratio


Digital zoom 1.0 – 2.0X

Focus Type



Projection System


Digital Light Processing (DLP), utilizing a 6-segment color wheel.

Projection Method


Front / Wall Mount, Tabletop Mount

Input Signal


NTSC/PAL/SECAM video capability with S-video / composite / YPbPr Component



1080p /UXGA /WXGA /XGA /SVGA /MAC compatibility

Video Inputs


1 HDMI, 2 VGA, 1 S-video, 1 composite analog

LAN Connectivity


RJ45 Ethernet connector

LAN Control Protocols


Creston/AMX/PJ Link

Closed Captioning


Based on TI DDP4421 spec, CC1 /CC2 /CC3 /CC4 supported

3D Capabilities


DLP Link 3D and HDMI 1.4a 3D supported



Two 3.5-mm stereo line level, two stereo RCA jack line level, one 3.5-mm audio out, one 3.5-mm microphone.

Input sensitivity


1 kHz, 0.5 Vrms sine wave



8 watts stereo (16 watts total output)

Operating Temperature

5 - 40° C (41 - 104° F)



Operating and Storage: 80% RH (Max.), Non-condensing

Fan Noise


Full mode: 37±2dB (A), w/o filter ECO mode: 33±2dB (A), w/o filter

Power Supply Voltage


Universal AC 100 – 240 V~50-60 Hz with PFC input

Power Consumption


Normal Mode: 350 W+/-10%@110 VAC
ECO Mode: 290 W+/-10%@110 VAC
Standby: < 0.5 W

Interactive Technology


560 x 1920 (interpolated); 640 x 480 (Native)

Detection Frame Rate


60 fields-per-second providing 16.6 ms response time

Interactive Area


75” to 115” diagonal

Tracking Resolution


2560 x 1920 (interpolated); 640 x 480 (Native)

Interactive Devices


Pen (2 inlcuded) or finger

Pen Attributes


15.2 cm L x 1.5 cm W (6.0 in. L x 0.6 in. W), 34 g (1.2 oz) (without battery)

Interactive Connectivity

mini-USB cable provided

Visible Alignment Lasers
(3 adjustment levels)


Wavelength 650 nm (nanometers)
Optical power < 0.39 mW (milliwatt)
Dot size at focus distance 10 mm



Kensington lock ≥36 Kg

MimioProjector 280I Interactive Ultra-Short Throw Projector Resources

  • MimioProjector 280I Brochure
  • MimioProjector 280I User Manual
  • MimioProjector 280I Interactive Ultra-Short Throw Projector Demo Video

    MimioProjector 280I Interactive Ultra-Short Throw Projector

    All right Manny! We're gonna take a look at MimioStudio which is the software that ties all those tools together. So the heart of MimioStudio is the MimioStudio notebook. So I'll watch this guy here. And what I'll do is I'll show you one of our sample lessons. I'll open up the MimioStudio gallery. Now I can just take this lesson and drag it in it's down the gallery. Okay so this is a lesson on special senses of animal organs. And we'll skip over the instructions and we'll hop over to one of the activities we have here. So can when you smell a pizza baked in the oven, what organ would you use?
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    • Interactive module
    • 2 Interactive pens
    • MimioStudio software license
    • Power cord-4m
    • VGA cable-5m
    • Audio cable-5m
    • Mini-USB cable-5m
    • Remote with battery
    • Wall-mount