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BenQ QCast Wireless Streaming Dongle

SKU-QP01-001 New

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Go from small screen to big screen for fun mobile entertainment sharing with BenQ's QCast! Thanks to the NFC wireless solution, you can enjoy the revolutionary tapNshow wireless experience and 1080p streaming from your smart device to various BenQ projectors with a simple tap.

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Video Streaming Dongle - QCast

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The BenQ QCast video streaming dongle is designed to amplify your multimedia entertainment by projecting digital content stored in your iOS or Android smart device, as well as from your computer, onto the big screen for better sharing with family and friends! Simple and easy to use from download to set up, QCast can stream your videos, movies, documents, websites and live video sessions to any display device* of your choice wirelessly with 1080p image quality – and with a very wide bandwidth that ensures a faster transmission speed of 30fps. By choosing the tapNshow revolutionary wireless experience with the NFC wireless solution, you can get connected without having to search for and install compatible apps. Connection via Miracast offers you the freedom to mirror your desired content via any BenQ projector**. Last but not least, there is the option to stream straight from the cloud via DLNA or display local files with the Wifi connection.

 

*The installation and operation of the QCast may vary by the display device.
**Also suitable for other display devices, including LCD monitors and TVs.

 

BenQ QCast Features

 

1.tapNshow revolutionary wireless experience with the NFC wireless solution gives you the convenience



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2. Go from small screen to big screen for better sharing with Miracast DLNA and local content streaming. This works with any device with iOS, Android, Windows or OSX operating system.



Miracast DLNA Local Content Qcast streaming

 

3. Stream 1080p contents at 30fps. The wider broadband enables quicker transmission.


Qcast 1080p content at 30fps

Qcast: How-to Install Seamlessly

 

1. Connect the QCast Dongle to the projector.

Projectors with MHL function:
Qcast MHL connectivity

 

Projectors with 1.5A power supply function:

Qcast HDMI connectivity Other Projectors: Qcast connectivity with other projectors 2. Press SOURCE. Qcast Press SOURCE. 3. Select HDMI. Qcast HDMI 4. Follow the instructions on the dongle home screen page.

Qcast Home Page

 

Click on Miracast, which is the most popular and recommended function.

Qcast Miracast

 

Wait for the content to be displayed.

 

Qcast loading screen

 

QCast Installation


Installation on an Android device (with NFC function)

- Make sure your device is connected to the Internet and is NFC-enabled.
- Tap the NFC chip sticker with your Android mobile device to install the BenQ QCast app and establish a wireless connection automatically.



Installation on an iOS or Android device (without NFC function)

- Make sure your device is connected to the Internet.

- Search for the BenQ QCast app in the online application store and install it.

- Search for the dongle's SSID (displayed as BenQ_xxxxxxxx) and establish a connection. If you are asked to enter a password, look for the password on the upper-right corner of the BenQ QCast screen.

- Tap on the app icon to launch it.



Installation on a Windows or Mac OS device

- Make sure your device is connected to the Internet and is NFC-enabled.

- Download the BenQ QCast software from the download link at the bottom of the current page.

- Search for the dongle's SSID (displayed as BenQ_xxxxxxxx) and establish a connection. If you are requested to enter a password, look for the password on the upper-right corner of the BenQ QCast screen.

- Click on the BenQ QCast icon on the desktop to launch it.



QCast System Requirements

Supported operating systems:

Windows: XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, 8.1
Mac: 10.8 / 10.9
iOS: iOS 7
Android: 4.0/4.2/4.3/4.4.2

Specifications

Dimensions (W x H x L) 80 x 9.2 x 30 mm
Input Terminals

Micro USB

Output Terminals HDMI or MHL 2.0
Weight 30g approx.
Wireless Standard IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2T2R single band
Security WPA / WPA2
LED Blue LED indication for Power and WiFi status
Output Resolution 1280 x 720 default for HDMI / MHL (HDMI Max. up to 1080p @ 30p by EDID)
Frequency Band 2.4 GHz
Color Wite
CPU AM8251 @500Mhz
DRAM DDR3 256MB, 2 GHz
NAND 128MB
Power DC 5V/1A, though Micro USB port (HDMI) DC 5V/0.9A, through MHL
Video Support Max. 1080p @30p video decode

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