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  1. Leon Thiart's Avatar
    I bought the EZCAST dongle to use the Miracast function but I can't get it installed, am I daft ordoes it not work on BlackBerry? If it does how do I get it to work?

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    12-14-14 09:57 AM
  2. mrfreeze's Avatar
    What device do you have?

    I have not tested miracast with that specific device, but have had good luck with some and bad with others.

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    12-14-14 09:58 AM
  3. TJ DM's Avatar
    You need to download an app (android) for that to work and run it through the app itself. That's why didn't buy it and instead bought netgear PTV3000. No app needed and works way better (and faster too).

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1418
    12-14-14 10:00 AM
  4. Leon Thiart's Avatar
    I have a Passport, I think I'll return it and try and find another brand, these things aren't readily available in South Africa.

    Posted via CB10
    12-14-14 10:20 AM
  5. Morten's Avatar
    If the ezcast is Miracast compatible, you should not need any special software. Miracast is built in to BB10 and with passport all you need to do is to connect to it.
    12-14-14 12:17 PM
  6. Leon Thiart's Avatar
    It is miracast compatible, says so on the box, but my Passport is just not picking it up, frustrating when BlackBerry can't work with so many things. So many applications needs Google play and it appears this thing too wants it.

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    12-14-14 12:24 PM
  7. Morten's Avatar
    It is miracast compatible, says so on the box, but my Passport is just not picking it up, frustrating when BlackBerry can't work with so many things. So many applications needs Google play and it appears this thing too wants it.

    Posted via CB10
    If you do some research you will find that BlackBerry works just fine with most true miracast hosts. If your device require special software, its not a good device, so put blame where it belongs, and go get yourself a PTV3000 instead which works great.

    About google play, the only way you will get that, is on devices that boots android. No other devices! So if that is what you need, then you need a new phone, thats how easy you can fix it.
    12-14-14 12:31 PM
  8. TJ DM's Avatar
    If the ezcast is Miracast compatible, you should not need any special software. Miracast is built in to BB10 and with passport all you need to do is to connect to it.
    Nope. Even though the ezcast is miracast compatible it uses a special app for it to work. Do a research on it.

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1418
    12-15-14 05:55 AM
  9. Morten's Avatar
    Nope. Even though the ezcast is miracast compatible it uses a special app for it to work. Do a research on it.

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1418
    No need to. I do research before I get things, not after. Thats why I use ptv3000 for my presentations many times pr week, and it works every time
    12-15-14 06:34 AM
  10. TJ DM's Avatar
    No need to. I do research before I get things, not after. Thats why I use ptv3000 for my presentations many times pr week, and it works every time
    Are you even getting what we're talking about? The ezcast not the PTV3000. The ezcast is miracast compatible but you need to dl an ezcast app for the streaming to work. Because you said that if it's (the ezcast) miracast compatible that it doesn't need a special software to make it work. Do a research on ezcast so you'd know it needs an app.

    FYI I use netgear PTV3000 too. My brother has ezcast.

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1418
    12-15-14 11:15 AM
  11. Morten's Avatar
    Are you even getting what we're talking about?
    Of course, Everyone who got Ezcast has purchased the wrong thing (if used with BlackBerry 10) - since it rely on special software to work.. easy as that

    For anyone looking for Miracast WiFi Certified products,
    visit WiFi.org and wither browse your way, or search for specific vendors/products

    BlackBerry 10 devices with Miracast, follows the standard and can be used with Miracast Certified devices
    Last edited by Morten; 12-15-14 at 12:40 PM.
    12-15-14 11:20 AM
  12. Steve Pohorly's Avatar
    Just a Question to those passport and netgear users for miracast.

    Do you get full screen on video? If so how. I am getting the small screen on my big screen

    Posted via CB10
    12-21-14 06:12 AM
  13. TJ DM's Avatar
    Just a Question to those passport and netgear users for miracast.

    Do you get full screen on video? If so how. I am getting the small screen on my big screen

    Posted via CB10
    If you do the "play on" feature it will show as full screen on your big screen


    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1418
    12-21-14 07:34 AM
  14. jope28's Avatar
    You need to download an app (android) for that to work and run it through the app itself. That's why didn't buy it and instead bought netgear PTV3000. No app needed and works way better (and faster too).

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1418
    Am torn between that PTV3000 and the Microsoft one. Although I'm leaning towards the Microsoft Miracast dongle ( http://www.tomsguide.com/us/miracast...view-2284.html ) because it's very portable and that's something I'm looking for in the product.
    Have you tried or heard about the Microsoft one playing nice with BlackBerry devices?

    Frosty White Q10/10.3.1.1154
    12-25-14 03:48 PM
  15. Morten's Avatar
    Am torn between that PTV3000 and the Microsoft one. Although I'm leaning towards the Microsoft Miracast dongle ( Best & Worst Miracast Receivers 2014 - Dongles and Devices ) because it's very portable and that's something I'm looking for in the product.
    Have you tried or heard about the Microsoft one playing nice with BlackBerry devices?

    Frosty White Q10/10.3.1.1154
    Blackberry 10 should play nice with WiFi certified miracast hardware. If Microsoft thing is certified, then it should work, if not - then things will not work good 99% of the time. Easy as that

    Ptv3000 is certified
    12-25-14 04:49 PM
  16. logger4942's Avatar
    I have both the PTV3000 and the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter and you won't go wrong with either of them. They both work on my Z30 and Passport. My preference would be for the Microsoft one as its more compact and a more elegant solution. I believe the Microsoft is a bit better in performance.

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    12-26-14 04:54 AM
  17. jope28's Avatar
    I have both the PTV3000 and the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter and you won't go wrong with either of them. They both work on my Z30 and Passport. My preference would be for the Microsoft one as its more compact and a more elegant solution. I believe the Microsoft is a bit better in performance.

    Posted via CB10
    Thanks!
    Just pulled the trigger on the Microsoft one because of your reply.

    Frosty White Q10/10.3.1.1154
    12-26-14 11:53 AM
  18. lobbyintx's Avatar
    Do you need wifi for either device to work? I am looking for something that will play what's on my screen with using the hdmi cable.

    Posted via CB10
    12-27-14 11:16 AM
  19. Morten's Avatar
    Do you need wifi for either device to work? I am looking for something that will play what's on my screen with using the hdmi cable.

    Posted via CB10
    Miracast use WiFi, most streaming will be direct WiFi between devices, but some adapters also require a WiFi network up and running

    If all you want is to mirror screen or show some videos/presentations using wire, then

    If it's a Passport or Classic you have, the you'll need a Slimport adapter to do HDMI output:

    BlackBerry Online Store - SlimPort HDMI Adapter
    If you have a Z10,Q10,Z30 - then you can use a microHDMI cable:

    HDMI Cable Micro-HDMI, 6ft - ShopBlackBerry.com
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    12-27-14 11:34 AM
  20. lobbyintx's Avatar
    I meant "without" using the hdmi cable. we don't have home internet and I want something that will work for my wife's phone as well as mine.
    12-27-14 11:39 AM
  21. Morten's Avatar
    I meant "without" using the hdmi cable. we don't have home internet and I want something that will work for my wife's phone as well as mine.
    Since I use the Netgear PTV3000 myself, I can only answer for that one, and that works without any other WiFi networks set up. WiFi Direct being used directly from device to device
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    12-27-14 11:55 AM
  22. timboalogo's Avatar
    Since I use the Netgear PTV3000 myself, I can only answer for that one, and that works without any other WiFi networks set up. WiFi Direct being used directly from device to device
    I have recently purchased the Microsoft one and can confirm that it doesn't need a wifi network; it's a true miracast device.

    Posted via CB10
    01-01-15 05:22 PM
  23. Leon Thiart's Avatar
    I have recently purchased the Microsoft one and can confirm that it doesn't need a wifi network; it's a true miracast device.

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    Hi, can you possibly post a picture of it and the name and model, I'm still looking for one.

    Thank you

    Posted with my Amazing  Passport
    01-02-15 05:30 AM
  24. logger4942's Avatar
    The Microsoft one is simply called the "Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter"


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    01-02-15 07:03 AM
  25. timboalogo's Avatar
    The Microsoft one is simply called the "Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter"


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    Posted via CB10
    I got mine from Futureshop in Canada.

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    01-02-15 09:32 AM
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