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MINIX NEO A2 Video Review


All-in-one AirMouse

The MINIX NEO A2 is an all-in-one AirMouse capable of fulfilling an array of functions, with its ergonomically designed keyboard, gyroscope gaming support, multi-media playback buttons and built-in microphone and speaker – delivering the ultimate AirMouse package.

Gyroscope Gaming Support

The NEO A2 exploits the latest in six-axis gyroscope & accelerometer technology to provide optimum gyroscope gaming support capabilities, available on most popular Android games, such as RipTide 2.

Built-in Microphone & Speaker

The NEO A2 also includes a built-in microphone and speaker, specifically designed to work with Skype, Lync and other VoIP services. The NEO A2 removes the need for costly separate microphone and speakers; instead everything is conveniently built-in to this compact AirMouse.

Multi-OS Support

The NEO A2 is compatible with the entire MINIX NEO Series – NEO G4, X5 mini, X5, X7 mini, X7, X8, X8 – in addition to all popular OS platforms, including Windows, Mac OS X, Android and Linux.

*Key Functions

LED INDICATORS - There are 3 LED indicators on the control; The first indicates power, the second detects whether audio is available, and the third indicates if the audio function is active. 
SPEAKER - At the top there is a small slot for the speaker.
POWER BUTTON - This key can switch off the MINIX NEO Series devices.
MUTE - Mutes audio. 
RECENT APPLICATIONS - Displays the list of last used applications on the system. 
ANDROID MENU - Shows the application menu. 
HOME - Brings you back to the Android Homepage. 
BUTTON CONTROL - In the middle there is a directional pad and the central Android button mouse works as a  left click / 'OK' button. 
BACK - Android back button.
ENTER - key keyboard intro. 
FUNCTION - Use this button to activate gyro mode and air-mouse. 
MAIN MENU - Between the both volume keys is the main menu button, which works with certain applications menu. 
VOLUME - / + - to increase/decrease the system volume. 
PLAYBACK CONTROLS - Rewind, pause and  fast-forward whilst playing content. 
MICROPHONE - At the bottom there is a small slot for the microphone.

*Special Features

To activate special functions you need to hold both the FN key and another key: 
FN - Function key, to activate controls and orange characters. 
FN + ">" - Disables audio. 
FN + "ENTER" - Command changes the orientation , vertical or horizontal,important for gaming. 
FN + "P" - Re-synchronize command. 
FN + "Y" - Re-position the gyroscope feature. 
FN + "UP / DOWN ARROWS" - Scroll up and down when reading pages.

*Audio Output Instructions

When the USB receiver is plugged into your Android device, audio output should automatically be redirected to the MINIX NEO A2. If you wish to adjust follow these instructions:
 - Go to "Settings" -> "Sound" -> "Sound Devices Manager" 
- Select your preference from the list of 'Sound Input Devices' and 'Sound Output Devices'

*Power Saving Hints

We recommend using Alkaline batteries, to prolong the battery life when using the NEO A2.
Remember to disable the gyroscope function when not in use, this feature only needs to be enabled when playing games.
Disable the audio feature (built-in microphone and speaker) when not in use, ensure that 'Sound Output Devices' settings is set to RK29_RT5616.
You are advised to unplug the NEO A2 USB receiver from your MINIX box when it's not in use.


MINIX NEO A2 Awarded Gold by GadgetGear.NL
http://www.gadgetgear.nl/2013/09/minix-neo-a2-airmouse/

MINIX NEO A2 Spec Sheet available to download from - http://www.minix.com.hk/Support.htm