Qumi Q&A Facts
Q. Does Qumi work with a personal computer, notebook or netbook?

Yes. Use the provided VGA cable or HDMI cable. The Qumi can connect to a PC, notebook or netbook if they have an appropriate HDMI or VGA port. To play audio, a separate 3.5mm stereo mini-jack audio cable is required to connect to the Qumi’s audio port.

Q. Is it possible to connect the Qumi to a game console, such as a Microsoft® Xbox or Sony® PS3?
Yes. The Qumi can be used to display content from an Xbox or PS3 console. This can be done by connecting the HDMI cable from the game console to the Qumi.
Q. Can the Qumi project content from a television?
Watching television content can be done by connecting a cable box, digital set-top- box or satellite receiver because televisions are only able to produce images on its own screen. For example, if a cable box is used, it can be connected by an HDMI cable to the Qumi.
Q. How can an iPad® connect to the Qumi?

An Apple®  iPad to VGA converter cable is required. To connect it to the Qumi, connect the cable from the iPad to the converter. The VGA converter can then be connected to the Qumi. The output of the iPad will be properly resized to fit the Qumi’s native resolution and full screen view.

Q. Where can I purchase cables to connect my iPad® / iPhone® / MacBook to the Qumi?

To connect it to the Qumi on iPad® / iPhone® / MacBook, you can purchase cables from below.

For iPad/iPhone
Apple Digital AV Adapter


For MacBook
Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter

Moshi Mini DP to HDMI Adapter with Audio Support


Q. How are images from a digital camera or a USB storage device displayed?

Images and other content can be displayed by connecting the following devices to the Qumi:

•  USB flash drive, hard drive, card reader
•  Digital camera
•  Smart phone
•  microSD card
•  Multimedia storage viewer

Once the devices are connected, images can be displayed by using the Qumi Media Suite.

Q. Which cable is required to video devices to the Qumi?
Video devices can be connected to the Qumi by using an Audio/Video or HDMI cable if the devices contain the appropriate ports. To play audio, a separate stereo mini-jack adapter cable (3.5mm mini plug and two RCA plugs). An RCA cable connected can also be connected to the Qumi.
Q. What type of video formats does the Qumi support?

H.264, MPEG-4, VC-1, WMV9, DivX(Xvid), Real Video, AVS and MJPEG.

Q. What type of audio formats does the Qumi support?

MP3 and WMA.

Q. What type of document formats does the QUMI support?

Microsoft® Office 2003 and Microsoft® Office 2007 (Word, Excel®, PowerPoint®), Adobe® PDF and text files (txt).

Q. What type of photo formats does the QUMI support?


Q. How long will the LED light source in the Qumi last and can it be replaced?

The Qumi does not use a typical Qumi lamp. It uses a set of Light Emitting Diodes (LED) to illuminate and project images. LED’s have a greater lifespan than conventional lamps. Qumi LED’s are estimated to last for approximately 30,000 hours. The lifespan of the LED depends on factors such as brightness, usage, environmental conditions. LED brightness can decrease over time. The LED module is not replaceable.

Q. Can the Qumi be ceiling mounted upside down?

Yes, the Qumi can be mounted upside down.

Q. What is the replacement lamp part # for the Qumi?

Qumi is LED-based and has no lamp to replace.

Q. What if I accidently unplug the power to the Qumi?

The Qumi features an instant on and off function.

Q. Does the Qumi have a zoom?

No, the Qumi is designed for quick and simple setup and use and features manual focus only.

Q. How can I connect my computer to the Qumi?

Through the universal IO port with the supplied universal IO to VGA cable.

Q. Can I place the Qumi on a tripod?

Yes, the Qumi have a standard tripod threaded slot.

Q. Can I connect external speakers/audio?

Yes, the Qumi has an audio out port.

Q. How do I play my content on a USB or MicroSD card?

Select the port you like to use and a Qumi reader screen will show up allowing you to access the information.

Q. Why do I need to re-adjust the focus on my Qumi after itís powered up?

For the best picture quality, adjustment of the focus ring may be necessary once the operational temperature has been met.