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How to convert blu-ray movies, DVDs and HD videos to Optoma PK301/201 Pico Projector video on Mac OS X?

Optoma’s PK301 must be world’s brightest pico projector so far, and one of the best pico projectors. In a world of 10- and 12- lumen pico projectors, the Optoma PK301 Pico Pocket Projector ratchets up the brightness level for pico projectors to a rated 50 lumens. That’s amazing. What’s more, it offers a native widescreen format, at 854 by 640 pixels, one of the variations on wide VGA. Although the PK301 is a little bigger and heavier, it can fit in a shirt pocket. In a word, this Optoma pico pocket projector enables you to show presentations, photos, or video without having to carry a computer or video source. And now with Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac, you can even shrink and put your blu-ray, DVD and HD movie collections to the PK301 and take a media library for projection. There’s no need to worry about the capacity, a micro SD card will expand the capacity of PK301 to 16 GB in size and carry dozens of 720p movies with you.


The following guide aims to provide you with a format conversion solution for Optoma PK201 Pk301Pico Projector by using the Blu-ray DVD Video to Optoma PK301 Converter for Mac. The powerful Pavtube blu-ray and video conversion suite helps Mac users to customize blu-ray disc, regular DVD, HD MKV, MTS, F4V, TiVo, MOV and ISO image file to files for Optoma PK 301 Pico Projector. An Intel oriented free trial version is available. You may download the trial of Blu-ray DVD Video to Optoma Projector Converter for Mac.


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Step 1: Import soure movie to Pavtube Blu-ray DVD Video to Optoma Projector Converter for Mac
Once launch the iMedia Converter for Mac, click “Add Video” to load your video files, like MKV, DivX/XviD AVI, MTS, TiVo, etc., or click “BD/DVD Folder” to load your Blu-ray or DVD movie files. The suite supports batch conversion so blu-ray disc, DVD and videos can be loaded at a time. (Note that an external BD drive is required for ripping blu-ray disc on Mac OS) 

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Step 2. Set audio track and subtitles for selected chapters.
If you are converting HD videos to Optoma PK301Pico Projector, just skip this step. To set audio track and subtitle (if necessary) for blu-ray and DVD movies, you may click on the Audio box and select an audio track with desired language. And set subtitles in the same way. There is a box of “Force Subtitles” too. When you set English as subtitle and check the box of “Force Subtitles”, the subtitle appears only when languages other than English are spoken. For example, in the movie Avatar, I select English subtitle and set Force Subtitles, the subtitle appears only when the Navi language is spoken.
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Step 3: Select output format for Optoma PK301/201 Pico Projector
The video formats supported by Optoma PK201/301 are AVI, MOV, MP4 and 3GP. To play Blu-ray, DVD and various videos on Optoma PK301/201, you can select one among the four video formats. Taking MP4 for example, click on the drop-down list of “Format”, and then follow “Common Video”> “MPEG-4 Movie (*.mp4)”.  

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Set advanced settings for Optoma PK301/201 projection
In order to project Blu-ray, DVD and various videos correctly with Optoma PK201/PK301, you still need to customize image size of video. The Optoma PK301 and PK201 supports videos of 480i, 480p, 720p, and 1080i. So you can click “Settings” button and optimize the video and audio parameters. When ripping blu-ray movie to Optoma PK301/PK201 Pico Projector, you are advised to set the Video Size to 854*480/ 1280*720/1920*1080 so that the image won’t be stretched when projecting. When converting regular DVD to Optoma PK301/PK201 Pico Projector, you can set Video Size to 720*480 (NTSC) or 720*576 (PAL). For common video of 4:3, 800*600 is all right. To watch Blu-ray, DVD and different videos on Optoma PK201 Pk301Pico Projector in better playback quality, you can set bit rate up, but note that the file size grows with bit rate.

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If you would like to use the Optoma PK201 and Optoma PK301 as an iPod or iPhone display, you can then choose “iPod” or “iPhone” preset as output format.


Step 4: Convert Blu-ray, DVD and HD videos to Optoma PK301/PK201 videos on Mac .
Once the above mentioned steps are finished, you can click “Convert” button to Convert BD, DVD and videos to Optoma PK301/ PK201 with Pavtube Blu-ray Video to Pico Projector Converter for Mac. When the conversion is completed, you can get the output files via clicking “Open” button. Transfer the videos to Optoma PK301/ PK201 or micro SD card so that you can enjoy favorite movies at any hotel during traveling. If you’d like to project movies at home, simply connect your Optoma PK201/PK301Pico Projector with Mac and watch the converted movies freely at 5” to 120”.

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