frequently asked questions
Can I put more than one movie on the SD card?

Yes. The Dreamoc will play all supported movies on the card in numerical and alphabetical order. Once the last movie has finished playing, it will start playing from the top again.

Which movie formats are supported?

The Dreamoc HD3 supports the following formats: H264, MP4, WMV, AVI, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1.

What is the maximum bitrate?

Maximum bitrate is 30 Mbps.

Does the Dreamoc HD3 have a built in speakers?

Yes. Stereo speakers are built in, and buttons behind the backdoor can easily adjust volume.

Can I get a remote control for my Dreamoc HD3?

No. The Dreamoc HD3 does not support remote controls. However, most settings can be set/changed via the SD card, by creating and saving a small settings file on the card.

Can I change content on my Dreamoc HD3 over the Internet?
Yes. The Dreamoc HD3 can be connected to the Internet via a RJ45 cable, allowing remote updates of content – no matter where the unit is placed in the world. That way it becomes easy to manage a large number of widespread displays. Ask your local Realfiction reseller how to get started.
Can I make the Dreamoc HD3 interactive?

Yes. We have made it simple with the Dreamoc PLAY App for Apple iOS devices with lightning interface: iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch.

Can I get spare parts?
Yes. All main components can easily be replaced. No service technician is required.
Can I use my own mediaplayer or computer to play content?

Yes, you can connect any external device using the VGA input.

How can I make and change content?

You can develop content using the same tools and software as for normal video screens. The trick is to make it fit the display. To make that easier, we have made the content guidelines, which can be downloaded on this page. Changing content is easy. You simply swap the SD card with another containing new content and the unit starts playing.

Can I put more than one movie on the SD card?

Yes. The Dreamoc will play all supported movies on the card in numerical and alphabetical order. Once the last movie has finished playing, it will start playing from the top again.

Can I add external speakers to my Dreamoc HD3?

No. The Dreamoc HD3 does not feature an audio input for connecting an external sound system or speakers.

video tutorials
HOW TO MOUNT THE OPTIC

This tutorial shows how to correctly mount the glass optic before using the Dreamoc HD3 display. Follow these steps to get the best experience.

HOW TO CONNECT THE POWER SUPPLY

Watch this for a few tips about connecting the power supply. We show how to secure the plug with the relief strap, and how to get the wire beneath the backdoor.

how to operate the dreamoc hd3

The Dreamoc HD3 has many features. In this tutorial we show how to use the basic and most used features. See how easy it is to adjust volume and light intensity and change content.

HOW TO USE THE CONTENT guidelines

This guideline is for those who want to finalize content for Dreamoc HD3. We explain how to use the content guidelines in Adobe After Effects, to easily fit any type of content correctly on the Dreamoc HD3 display.

DREAMOC HD3 – LIGHTCONTROL FEATURE

One of the new and powerful features in the Dreamoc HD3, is the ability to control and synchronize the light inside the chamber to the holographic animation. We call this feature Lightcontrol.

We asked Seenspire, award-winning content creators from Belgium, to create a short animation for us that demonstrates the effect of this feature. They came back with the brilliantly simple animation “The light bulb”. In this tutorial, Seenspire’s creative director Richard Buhn, explains how to use Lightcontrol.

HOW TO SOLVE PLAYBACK ISSUES WHEN USING MAC

Having problems playing your Dreamoc movies ? And are you using Mac?

It appears there can be a playback issue when copying movies from Mac to an SD/CF card. With the introduction of OSX 10.5, Mac changed the behavior of their hidden file structure. This is causing some compatibility problems across platforms in general. More information can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.DS_Store

This tutorial shows you how to delete the hidden files and make your movie work when copied from Mac. There is no such issue when copying movies from PC.

Please note this software is not developed by Realfiction. This file/software is free to use at your own risk.

HOW TO CONNECT AN EXTERNAL MEDIA PLAYER TO DREAMOC HD3

The Dreamoc HD3 has an internal media player, but it is also possible to connect an external media player via a HDMI cable. The external media player can be a digital signage system, a computer, an iPad, Tablet, smartphone – basically any kind of device which has an HDMI output. In this tutorial we guide you how to connect external media players to Dreamoc HD3.

HOW TO CHANGE THE LCD SCREEN MODULE

All the electronics in the Dreamoc HD3 is in the LCD screen module. This module contains LCD screen, internal media player, LED power controls and speakers. Having the electronics in one closed module means that hardly anything can go wrong, and if something does fail at some point, it is very simple to just replace that one module. This tutorial shows how to replace the LCD screen module.

HOW TO CHANGE THE LED SPOTLIGHT

The LED spotlight has a very long lifetime (min. 40.000 hours). But if needed this tutorial shows how to correctly change the LED spotlight in the Dreamoc HD3. We explain step by step how to disassemble and assemble the lamphouse from the Dreamoc to be able to insert the new spotlight.

how to use the service menu

The Dreamoc HD3 has a service menu, making it possible to change the factory settings. You can get access to the service menu by pushing the menu button. In this tutorial we show how to operate the Dreamoc HD3 service menu, making picture and sound adjustments, and also how to reset back to factory settings.

create settings file

Using this configurator you can easily create a small settings file that will setup your Dreamoc HD3 just the way you want. This makes it easy to configure more advanced features like; Remote up/download of content, automatic on/off timer and light/sound controls.

It is also a great way to clone a specific setting for multiple displays.

  1. Launch the configurator

  2. Adjust the settings as you want

  3. Push the “Export” button

  4. The configurator will now save a file called “config.xml” to your computer

  5. Make sure NOT to rename the file – file name should always be: “config.xml”

  6. Copy that file to an SD card (the card should also contain at least one HD3 movie)

  7. Insert the SD card into your Dreamoc HD3 and make sure it is turned on

  8. The HD3 will recognize the settings file, update its configuration and start playing

  9. Once you see the movie playing its ready


Note: The “config.xml” file will remain on the SD card until you manually delete it. As long as you leave it there, it will overwrite any manually altered settings every time the display is turned on or the SD card is inserted.

Launch Configurator
download area

User Manual

DREAMOC HD3
PDF, English

Quick Guide

DREAMOC HD3
PDF, English

Fact Sheet

DREAMOC HD3
PDF, English

Content Manual and guidelines

DREAMOC HD3
ZIP, English

FTP Manual

DREAMOC HD3
PDF, English

Delete Hidden Files

MAC – DREAMOC HD3

1 KHZ Audio File

DREAMOC HD3
Audio WAV File

Conversion guidelines

Converts HD2 Content to HD3

iPad Vesa Mount Manual

DREAMOC HD3
PDF, English

Stand Manual

DREAMOC HD3
PDF, English

Setup FTP Download

DREAMOC HD3
PDF, English

HD3 guidelines explained

DREAMOC HD3
PDF, English

Dreamoc Fusion

PDF, English