RCA PJ-168 Home Theater Projector with Bluetooth Instruction Manual

RCA PJ-168 Home Theater Projector with Bluetooth Instruction Manual

PJ-168 Home Theater Projector with Bluetooth

MODEL NO. : PJ-168
Home Theater Projector with Bluetooth
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
PLEASE READ BEFORE OPERATING THIS EQUIPMENT

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Important Safety Instructions
1. Read these Instructions. 2. Keep these Instructions. 3. Heed all Warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. 6. Clean only with a dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions. 8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifier) that product heat. 9. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus. 10. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. 11. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. 12. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus
has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped. 13. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/ apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
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Additional Warnings and Precautions
1. Do not look directly into the projector light. 2. Don’t touch the project lens 3. Mains adapter is used as disconnect device and it should remain readily operable
during intended use. In order to disconnect the apparatus from the mains completely, the mains plug should be disconnected from the mains socket outlet completely. 4. CAUTION: Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified may result in hazardous radiation exposure. 5. WARNING: Changes or modified to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. 6. WARNING: Use of this unit near fluorescent lighting may cause interference regarding use of the remote. If the unit is displaying erratic behavior move away from any fluorescent lighting, as it may be the cause. 7. WARNING: Shock hazard – Do Not Open. 8. Caution and marking information is located at the rear or bottom of the apparatus. 9. WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain, moisture, dripping, or splashing. 10. Objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall not be placed on the apparatus.
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FCC Warning
Any Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
· Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. · Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. · Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected. · Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. · This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an
uncontrolled environment .This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator& your body. · This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
In The Box
Remote AC Power Adapter Main Unit HDMI Cable Lens Cover User Manual
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Table of Contents
Important Safety Instructions – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P1 Additional Warnings and Precautions – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P2 FCC Warning – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P3 In The Box – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P3 Table of Contents – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P4 Remove & Close The Lens Cover – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P5 Placing of Your Projector – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P5 To Reduce Image Distortion – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P6 Distance Between The Projector And Screen – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P6 Installing your Projector in the Ceiling – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P6 Adjust the Vertical Location – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P7 Adjust the Focus And Keystone – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P7 Controls of Remote – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P8 Install / Remove Batteries of Remote – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P8 Controls of Projector – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P9 Install Power Adapter – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P10 Main Button Operation – – – – – – – – – – – – – – — – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P10 Connect HDMI show The Image On Projector Screen – – – – – – – – – P11 Connect AV Show The Image On Projector Screen – – – – – – – – – – – P11 Connect VGA Show The Image On Projector Screen – – – – – – – – – – P12 Connect Audio Output (Aux Out / Line Out / Earphones) – – – – – – – P13 Install USB Device And TF card (Micro SD Card) – – – – – – – – – – – – P13 Using TF Card and USB Playback (Media Player)- – – – – – – – – – – – – P14 Using Bluetooth Playback – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P15 Multi-screen interactive connection for phone and projector – – – – P16 Using Projector Menu 0 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P18 Using Projector Menu 1 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P18 Using Projector Menu 2 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P19 Using Projector Menu 3 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P19 Specifications – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – P20
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Remove & Close The Lens Cover

Remove the lens cover before using

Close the lens cover when unit is not using

Placing of Your Projector
Your projector can be installed in four different configurations (see picture below):
Front Table: Select this location with the projector placed near the floor in front of the screen. This is the most common way to position the projector for quick setup and portability.
Rear Table: Select this location with the projector placed near the floor behind the screen. NOTE: That a special rear projection screen is required.
Front Ceiling: Select this location with the projector suspended upside-down from the ceiling in front of the screen. NOTE: A projector mount is required to install the projector in a ceiling.
Rear Ceiling: Select this location with the projector suspended upside-down from the ceiling behind the screen. NOTE: A projector mount is required to install the projector in a ceiling. A special rear projection screen is required.
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To reduce Image Distortion
Move the projector as close to the center of the screen as possible.
The light beam from the projector should be perpendicular to the screen for a rectangular or square image.

Distance Between The Projector And Screen

Measure the distance between the projector and where you want to position the screen. This is the projection distance.

Distance 1.16m 1.35m 1.51m 1.79m 2.15m 2.81m 3.43m 4.44m

Screen Size 36 inch 45 inch 50 inch 60 inch 72 inch 100 inch 120 inch 150 inch

Installing your Projector in the Ceiling
When installing the projector in the ceiling, please purchase a projector mount recommended by an installation professional and follow the instructions that come with the mount. Before installing the projector in the ceiling, please check to make sure the ceiling structure can support the weight of the projector and the mount. If in doubt, please ask the advice from an installation professorial.
NOTE: Projector mount and screw(s) not included

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Adjust The Vertical Location
Follow below picture to adjust the vertical location.
Adjust The Focus And Keystone
Follow below picture to adjust the focus and trapezoidal screen. Adjust the focus by turning the knob while observing the image pixels near the center of the screen. Optimal focus is obtained when the pixels are clearly visible. Depending on the projected screen size, the focus near the screen edges may be less sharp than the screen center. Keystone image is created when the projector lens is projected from above or below the center of the screen. Keystone correction restores the distorted image to a rectangular or square shape.
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Controls of Remote
Install / Remove Batteries of Remote
Remove the battery compartment cover on the back of your remote by carefully sliding to open. The battery cover can then be lifted away. Fit the correct batteries (included), referring to the polarity markings. Finally, replace the cover. NOTES: Batteries shall not be exposed to excessive heat such
as placing under the sunlight or near a fire. Please make sure the batteries are installed with their
correct polarities. Do not mix old and new batteries. Use only the same type of batteries. Do not dispose of the batteries in fire, battery may
explode or leak. Do not recharge a non-rechargeable battery.
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Controls of Projector

1 LENS 2 IR Sensor (Front) 3 ANGEL ADJ. Knob 4 VGA IN Port 5 IR Sensor (Rear) 6 SPEAKER 7 FOCUS ADJ. Knob 8 TRAPEZOIDAL ADJ. Knob 9 SOURCE Button 10 MENU Button
11 Vol- Vol+ Buttons

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Button

13

Buttons

14 RETURN Button

15 POWER Button

16 POWER Indicator

17 TF Card Slot

18 Audio Out Jack

19 AV IN Jack

20 HDMI 1 & 2 Ports

21 USB Port 22 DC IN Jack

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Install Power Adapter
Follow below picture to connect power adapter Connect small end of adapter FIRST. Plug the adapter body to power outlet.
WARNING:
Before connecting to the power supply, ensure that the supply corresponds to the information on the rating label at the back of the apparatus.
Main Button Operation
– Press the button to switch on unit, press again to turn off. / SOURCE – Press the button to select input source. / MENU – Press the button to enter projector menu.
– Press the buttons to navigate and select screen item of menu. – Press the button to return to previous status or exit the menu. / – Press the buttons to select the sound level on the remote. Vol- / Vol+ – Press and hold the buttons to turn the volume up/down on the pannel. – Press to mute the audio. Press again to resume.
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Connect HDMI Show The Image On Projector Screen

Refer to the following picture to connect a set top box, a BD/DVD player or a streaming player to the HDMI input. 1. Press the button to standby mode before connect HDMI cable.
2. After connection, press the button to turn on unit and power indicator will light GREEN

3. Press the / SOURCE button to home screen, use

buttons to select

HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 icon and press the button to enter HDMI mode. The video from the connected device will be shown on projector screen.

4. Press the button to turn unit to standby.

Important Note: If there is no sound from the internal speakers when playing media contents from a set top box, BD/DVD or streaming players connecting to the HDMI input, please check the set top box or the player’s digital audio settings and make sure it is set to “PCM Stereo” mode.

Connect AV Show The Image On Projector Screen
Follow below picture to connect AV cable and device.
1. Press the button to standby mode before connect AV cable.

2. Use AV cable to connect follow below figure 3. After connect, press the button to turn on unit and power indicator will light
GREEN

4. Press the / SOURCE button to home screen, use

buttons to select

AV mode and the video of AV device will show on projector screen.

5. Press the button to turn the unit to standby.

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Connect VGA Show The Image On Projector Screen
Follow below picture to connect VGA cable and device.

1. Press the button to standby mode before connect VGA cable.

2. After connect, press the button to turn on unit and power indicator will light GREEN.

3. In home screen, use

buttons to select VGA icon and press the button

to enter VGA mode. The video of VGA device will show on projector screen

4. Press the button to turn the unit to standby.

Please refer to the following table to adjust the output signal from computer

Type Resolution

Frequency

Field Frequency

31.5

60

VGA

640×480

34.7 37.9

70 72

37.5

75

31.4

50

PC SVGA

35.1

800×600

37.9 46.6

56 60 70

48.1

72

46.9

75

40.3

50

XGA

1024×768

48.4

60

56.5

70

NOTE: VGA connections do not support audio. You will need to use the laptop or computer’s connected speakers

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Connect Audio Output ( Aux Out / Line Out / Earphones)
Follow below picture to connect audio cable and device. 1. Press the button to standby of your projector before connection. 2. Use audio cable to connect follow below figure. 3. After connect and turn on both units. Your projector sound from external device
now. 4. After using , turn off both unit
Important Note: If there is no sound from the stereo audio output when playing media contents from a set top box, BD/DVD or streaming players connecting to the HDMI input, please check the set top box or the player’s digital audio settings and make sure it is set to “PCM Stereo” mode.
Install USB Device And TF card (Micro SD Card)
Follow below picture to install USB and TF card Turn off the unit before install USB / TF card.
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Using TF Card And USB Playback (Media Player)

Install USB / TF device:
1. Press the button to standby before install USB / TF card. 2. Install the USB device into USB port / Install the TF device into TF slot.
3. After install, press the button to turn on unit and the power indicator light GREEN.

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4. In home screen, use

buttons to select PHOTO / MUSIC / MOVIE / TEXT

icon and press the button to enter.

5. Use the

button to select C and press button to enter.

6. Use

buttons to search the correct file to preview and press the button

to playback file.

NOTE: Remove USB / TF device, press the button to turn off power FIRST.

Sub-Menu on Movie screen

1. When movie playback, press

Figure 1.

the button and more function

screen show on lower (figure 1).

2. Use the

button to select

icon and press the button to

play special function.

Sub-Menu on Photo screen

1. When photo playback, press

Figure 2.

the button and more

function screen show on lower

(figure 2).

2. Use the

button to select

icon and press the button to

play special function.

Sub-Menu on Music screen

1. When music playback, press

Figure 3.

the button and more

function screen show on lower

(figure 3).

2. Use the

button to select

icon and press the button to

play special function.

Sub-Menu on Text screen

1. When text playback, press the

Figure 4.

button and more function

screen show on lower (figure 4).

2. Use the

button to select

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icon and press the button to play special function.

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Using Bluetooth Playback
Pairing is the term used when two Bluetooth devices are connected wirelessly for the first time. This allows the devices to see each other and sets up a one to one communication channel between both devices.

Bluetooth Connection

1. Press the button to turn on unit and power indicator will light GREEN. 2. Press the /MENU button to enter the projector menu.

3. Press

buttons to select SOUND menu as Figure.

4. Use the

button to select BT Setting column.

5. Press the

buttons to select “BT Setting On”

6. Turn on your External Bluetooth Speaker and select to

Bluetooth pairing mode

7. A few seconds, next the BT logo will show the connected External Bluetooth

Speaker name in the main function page.

8. After connection completed, the unit sound to External Bluetooth speaker.

Disconnect the Bluetooth

1. Press the /MENU button to enter the projector menu

2. Press 3. Use the

buttons to select SOUND menu as Figure. button to select BT Setting column.

4. Press the

buttons to select “BT Setting Off”. The Bluetooth will disconnect.

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Multi-screen interactive connection for phone and projector
Wireless Projection First, ensure the projector and the mobile is connected to the same wireless network. Following below steps. Connect local WiFi router 1. Press the button to turn on unit and power indicator will light GREEN. 2. Press the / SOURCE button to select Miracast icon and press button to enter
Miracast / Airplay page on the screen. 3. Click the WiFi menu to search and select “Display_XXXX” (XXXX is numbers and
letters which show on the Miracast / Airplay page on the screen) and enter password “12345678” to connect on your mobile device. 4. After connect, scan QR code or click the browser, input IP “192.168.XX.XXX” (XX.XXX is numbers which show on the Miracast / Airplay page on the screen) on the mobile. The Screen Mirroring Device Management menu will show on your mobile to configure screen mirroring parameters, choose local WiFi router and enter password to connect. 5. After connected, local WiFi router name and icon will show on the Miracast / Airplay page on the screen. 6. If you want to connect another local WiFi router, repeat step 4 to choose another one. Note: When the router is successfully connected, the projector will automatically
Android Mirroring Function (Miracast mode) (no need to connect the WiFi router)
1. Press the / SOURCE button to select Miracast icon and press button to enter Miracast / Airplay page.
2. Turn on WiFi function on your mobile device (no need to connect any WiFi router) 3. Click Miracast function (different mobile models with different names for example:
Multi-screen, Wireless Display, Screen Mirroring, Smart View etc…) and select “Display_XXXX-Mira”(XXXX is numbers and letters which show on the Miracast / Airplay page on the screen) on the mobile settings 4. After connected, the mobile device contents will mirror on the projector screen
Android Mirroring Function (DLNA mode) (unit need to connect the WiFi router)
1. Press the / SOURCE button to select Miracast icon and press button to enter Miracast / Airplay page.
2. Connect the same WiFi network as previous “Connect local WiFi router” section for projector and mobile.
3. Open the App and select the video / movie to play on your mobile 4. Click “Projection Screen” and select “Display_XXXX” (XXXX is numbers and letters
which show on Miracast / Airplay page) on the mobile settings. 5. After connected, the mobile device contents will project on the projector screen.
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iOS mobile Screen Mirroring Function (no need to connect the WiFi router)
1. Press the / SOURCE button to select Miracast icon and press button to enter Miracast / Airplay page
2. Click the Wi-Fi menu to search, select “Display_XXXX” (XXXX is numbers and letters which show on the Miracast / Airplay page on the screen) on the mobile device and enter Pin “12345678” to connect
3. Click Screen Mirroring function and select “Display_XXXX” (XXXX is numbers and letters which show on the Miracast / Airplay page on the screen) on the mobile device to connect
4. After connected, the mobile device contents will mirror on the projector screen
iOS mobile Airplay Function (unit need to connect the WiFi router)
1. Press the / SOURCE button to select Miracast icon and press button to enter Miracast / Airplay page.
2. Connect the same WiFi network as previous “Connect local WiFi router” section for projector and mobile.
3. There are two modes for using (a) Screen Mirroring mode or (b) Airplay mode (a) Screen Mirroring mode:
1. Click Screen Mirroring function and select Display_XXXX (XXXX is numbers and letters which show on the Miracast / Airplay page on the screen) on the mobile device to connect
2. After connected, the mobile device contents will mirror on the projector screens (b) Airplay mode:
1. Open the App and select the video / movie to play on your mobile 2. Click “Projection Screen” and select “Display_XXXX” (XXXX is numbers and
letters which show on the Miracast / Airplay page on the screen) on the mobile settings. 3. After connected, the mobile device contents will project on the projector screen.

Wired Projection iOS mobile

Follow below picture to connect projector to mobile with the data cable.

1. Press the button to standby mode before connect

data cable (not included).

2. After connect, press the button to turn on unit and

power indicator will light GREEN

3. In home screen, use

buttons to select MIRACAST

icon and press the button to enter Miracast / Airplay page.

4. Select “trust” on the popup window of your mobile. The video of

mobile device will show on projector screen

5. Press the button to turn the unit to standby.

Note: Wired Projection function supports iOS mobile device only.

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Using Projector Menu 0
Press /MENU button to enter projector menu.
This Screen menu showed on right upper of view screen. (Active in VGA mode)

Use

buttons to adjust Horizontal Pos. level -16 to 16.

Use

buttons to adjust Vertical Pos. level -16 to 16.

Use

buttons to adjust Clock digit -30 to 30.

Use

buttons to adjust Phase digit 0 to 31.

Using Projector Menu 1
Press /MENU button to enter projector menu.
This Picture menu showed on right upper of view screen.

Use

to select different picture effect to Standard /

Dynamic / Mild / User. Use

to select and

to

adjust Contrast / Brightness / Color / Sharpness digit If

chose User item.

Use

buttons to adjust Contrast level 0 to 100.

(Active in User item of Picture Mode).

Use

buttons to adjust Brightness level 0 to 100.

(Active in User item of Picture Mode).

Use

buttons to adjust Color level 0 to 100.

(Active in User item of Picture Mode).

Use

buttons to adjust Sharpness level 0 to 100.

(Active in User item of Picture Mode).

Use

buttons to select different color temperature to

Cool / Medium / Warm.

Use

buttons to select Off / Low / Middle / High

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Using Projector Menu 2
Press /MENU button to enter projector menu, press menu.

buttons to select SOUND

This sound menu showed on right upper of view screen.

Use

to select different sound effect Standard / Movie /

Music / Sports / User. Use

to select and

to

adjust Treble and Bass digit if chose User item.

Use

buttons to select Treble level 0 to 100.

(Active in User item of Sound Mode).

Use

buttons to select Bass level 0 to 100.

(Active in User item of Sound Mode).

Use

buttons to select Balance level to -50 to +50.

Use

buttons to select On /Off

Using Projector Menu 3
Press /MENU button to enter projector menu, press menu.

buttons to select OPTION

This OPTION menu showed on right upper of viewing screen.

Use

button to select different language.

Use

button to select Front Table / Front Ceiling / Rear

Table / Rear Ceiling

Use

to select different Aspect Ratio 4:3 / 16:9 / Full /

Zoom1 / Zoom2 / Panorama / Just Scan. (Active by Movie)

Use

buttons to select Y or N. If choose “Y” that your

unit will go to factory default setting.

For service center use only

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Specifications

Bluetooth Version

5.1 (Transmitter)

Light Source Type

LED

Display Native Resolution 1280 x 720 RGB

HDMI Input Supported Video Resolution.

1080p , 1080i , 720p, 576i , 480p, and 480i

Power Consumption

80W

Included Adapter

Input AC100-240V,50/60Hz

Connect DC input of unit Output DC26V, 2.7A.

Projection Size Input Port

36-150 inch AV/ VGA / HDMI

USB Port

Support USB device up to 32GB

Support format Mpeg1, Mpeg2, Mpeg4, mp3, Jpeg

TF Card

Support TF card up to 32GB

Net Weight (unit) Product Dimensions

Support format Mpeg1, Mpeg2, Mpeg4, mp3, Jpeg
1.5 KG 260 x 211 x 98 mm

Specifications are typical, individual units might vary. They are subject to continuous improvement without notice and without incurring any obligation.

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Documents / Resources

RCA PJ-168 Home Theater Projector with Bluetooth [pdf] Instruction Manual
PJ168, 2AZ57-PJ168, 2AZ57PJ168, PJ-168 Home Theater Projector with Bluetooth, Home Theater Projector with Bluetooth

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