Onyx Boox Mira Manual and FAQ

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BOOX Mira Manual

  1. Supported Device and OS list (to be continued)

 

OSWindowsMac OSLinuxiOSAndroidHomonny
VersionWindows10

Windows7

  iOSAndroidHomonny OS 2.0
Device Model 

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M1 iPhone SE,SE2,6,6S,7,7P,8,8P,X,XR,11,11Pro,11ProMax,12,12Pro,12ProMaxHuawei:Mate30, Mate40,P20 pro,P40 pro

• OPPO:Findx Pro3

• Oneplus: One plus 9/ 9 Pro/ 8

• Smartisan:R1,R2,R3 series

 

Huawei:Mate30, Mate40,

 

 

RemarkSuggested to use Extended Mode

Resolution:1400×1050

Suggested to use Extended Mode

Resolution1600x1200

 

 

Required cable converter lighting to HDMI

iOS does not support reverse touch from Mira to IOS device

  

 

IIHow to connect to a Computer?

  • Connect via Type-C ports

Use the supplied Type-C cable to connect to a full-featured Type-C port of your Computer. (As shown below)

Note:The computer needs to have a “full-featured Type-C interface or Thunderbolt 3 or above interface.” The non-full-featured Type-C port does not support video output.)

 

 Connect via HDMI High-Definition port

Use the supplied Mini HDMI cable and regular Type-C cable to connect Mira to a computer(As shown below)

  • (Note:The regular Type-C cable is used to supply power and transmit touch signals.)

 

IIIHow to connect to a Phone/Tablet?

  • Android Devices

Use the supplied Type-C to Type-C cable to connect to an Android Phone.

 

  • Apple iPhone
  • Use a Lightning Digital AV Adapter
  • Prepare a Lightning Digital AV Adapter, the supplied Mini HDMI, an iPhone lightning cable, and a USB-C cable
  • Connect the Lightning Digital AV Adapter to your iPhone
  • Use the supplied Mini HDMI to connect Mira to the HDMI port of the Lightning Digital AV Adapter
  • Connect Mira to a power source via USB-C cable
  • Connect iPhone to a power source through the Lightning port of the Lightning Digital AV Adapter

(Notice: You can use either the regular USB-C cable or a USB-C to USB-C cable to connect Mira to a power adapter depending on the adapter ports. )

Apple iPad

Lightning ports

  • Prepare a Lightning Digital AV Adapter, the supplied Mini HDMI, an iPad lightning cable, and a USB-C cable
  • Connect the Lightning Digital AV Adapter to your iPad
  • Use the supplied Mini HDMI to connect Mira to the HDMI port of the Lightning Digital AV Adapter
  • Connect Mira to a power source via USB-C cable
  • Connect iPad to a power source through the Lightning port of the Lightning Digital AV Adapter

(Notice: You can use either the regular USB-C cable or a USB-C to USB-C cable to connect Mira to a charger depending on the charger port types. )

 

Type-C ports

Use the supplied USB-C to USB-C cable to connect with an iPad

IVPhysical buttons function

 

 

  • Function Adjustment Button
  • Call out the menu of Contrast, Warm Light and Cold Light
  • Scroll Wheel
  • Toggle up and down to adjust the strength of Contrast, Warm Light and Cold Light
  • Refresh
  • Fully refresh the screen

 

VComputer Client Software

1Download Address

Windows:

Mac:https://static.send2boox.com/monitor-pc/mac/Mira-latest.dmg

Linux:https://static.send2boox.com/monitor-pc/linux/Mira-latest.AppImage

 

2Why is there a notice saying the device cannot be detected?

When this notice appears, it means that Mira is not interacting with the computer.

If this notice appears when you use the HDMI port to connect with Mira, please connect the USB-C cable to the USB port of your computer.

3Refresh Modes Introduction

There are 4 default Refresh Modes as follows:

Speed Mode: suitable for daily computer use, web browsing, and daily software use.

Text Mode: suitable for typing and text input.

Image Mode: suitable for browsing and viewing images. You can set the Refresh timer.

Video Mode: suitable for dynamic playback such as watching videos and online courses.

In addition to the 4 default Refresh Modes, you can create your own Refresh Modes according to your personal preferences.

 

4How to create your own Refresh Modes?

Click “+” icon (shown in the pic below) to create a new Refresh Mode

You can customize the Refresh Type, Refresh Speed, the Dark Color Enhancement, and the Light Color Filter. You can also customize the Shortcuts to facilitate quick switching between different modes.

5What is the recommended resolution?

We recommend:

Windows OS:1400×1050, zooming 125%-150%

 

Go to Start > Settings > System > Display > Display Resolution to set it up.

 

 

 

Mac OS1600×1200

Go to System Preferences > Display to set it up

 

6How to set a global shortcut

Go to More Settings located at the bottom of Mira to set the global shortcut.

 

 

You can set different shortcuts for different functions.

 

VIHow to set Duplicate /Extend Monitor Modes

Windows OS

【Win+P】to pop up Display Projection settings. Then you can set the projection up according to your use scene.

 

Mac OS

Go to System Preferences > Display to set it up.

Ticking “Mirroring Display” means Duplicate mode

Untikcing “Mirroring Display” means Extend mode.

 

 

VIIFAQ

QWhy does the screen jitter when play videos in Speed Mode?

A: When the E Ink screen of BOOX Mira is running at high speed, the non-white and non-black areas, such as gray areas, require the charged particles to jitter so as to display grey content. Therefore, jittering will occur while playing videos.

We specifically provide [Video Mode] for video playback scenes, which can solve the problem of screen jitter when refreshing. Please choose Video Mode when you play videos.

 

Q Why Mira does not mirror my phone’s screen when it is connected to the monitor?

A:The signals of the BOOX Mira are video signals.  Some mobile phones do not support the output of the video signal, so BOOX Mira does not mirror your phone screen.

Please refer to the official support list of mobile phones and tablets on our official website.

 

Q Why Mira does not mirror my computer’s screen when they are connected via Type-C ports?

A:BOOX Mira requires a Type-C cable that supports the transmission of data, video, and power. Currently, the Type-C ports of some computers only support data and power transmission and do not support video transmission, so BOOX Mira cannot mirror your tablet screen.

You can connect Mira to a computer via an HDMI port. Please refer to the connection method Connect via HDMI High-Definition port

 

Q Does it support the connection method of desktop Computer VGA to HDMI?

A: Currently BOOX Mira does not support this connection method. Plase use Connect-via-HDMI-port method.

 

Q Why is there a noticeable flicker after Mira is connected to a computer?

A: Please check whether the computer or browser you are using has entered the Eye-Protection mode. Eye-Protection mode will cause color abnormalities, which will cause very obvious jitter. Please turn off the Eye-Protection mode of your computer or browser before using Mira monitor.

At the same time, it is recommended that the monitor use a light-colored solid-color background as the background to get a better experience.

 

QWhen my Windows OS uses the Extend mode to connect to Mira, the computer screen responds when i touch Mira screen.

A: This is the default setting of Windows OS, as the touch response is on the main screen by default. The touch response area can be set in the System settings. Please follow the steps as below:

 

Windows10: Settings > Search [Stylus Calibration and touch input screen] > Display > Configuration > Settings, then follow the instruction to set the touch screen.

 

Windows7: Settings > Search [Tablet PC Settings] > Configure pen and display touch, then Follow the instrocution  to set the touch screen.

 

Q Why does Mira mirror the PC screen but the PC still can not be operated by Mira when I connect Mira to a computer via the HDMI connection method? 

A: This may be because the Type C data cable connecting the computer and Mira does not support data transmission, but only supports charging.  Please try the Type C cable that supports charging as well as data transmission (the standard USB-C cable for Android phones is fine).

 

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