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

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 XL3 supports the following formats: MPEG1 / MPEG2, MPEG4 , H.264

What is the maximum bitrate?

Maximum bitrate is 30 Mbps.

Does the Dreamoc XL3 have a built in speakers?

Yes. Stereo speakers are built in, and remote control can easily adjust volume.

Can I get a remote control for my Dreamoc XL3?

Yes, remote control is included with the Dreamoc XL3.

Can I make the Dreamoc XL3 interactive?

Yes. We have made it simple with the Dreamoc PLAY App for Apple iOS devices with lightning interface: iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch. But really you can connect any computer or media player through HDMI, thereby achieving any type of interactivity you wish.

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 HDMI input.

Can I add external speakers to my Dreamoc XL3?
No. The Dreamoc XL3 does not feature an audio input for connecting an external sound system or speakers. 
What is the max intensity to give to the light inside the XL3
Lamp can be adjusted up to 1500mA (amount of power given to the lamp)
800Lm (max intensity of light – if set to highest mA
video tutorials
How to remove the LCD screen from the Dreamoc XL3

We guide you through the easy steps of safely removing the LCD screen from the XL3.

We recommend this as a two-person task.

How to change the optics on the Dreamoc XL3

A thorough walk-through on the different steps for removing the optics on the XL3, as well as assembling a new pair.  

Making the Dreamoc XL3 ready for transport

We show you how to re-attach the transport brackets, foam protection for the optics and how to correctly place it in the flightcase.

How to assemble the stand

Step-by-step guide on how to assemble the basic stand option together with a shelf option.


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:

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.

Adding a playlist to your XL3 screen

January 2019: The software for the screen used in the Dreamoc XL3 has changed and therefor there are changes to the way content is added to the USB stick.

When adding content to your USB you now need to add a playlist folder for it to play. This is needed everytime you add or change content on your USB stick.

Read the document here


UPDATE April 2019: A new way of getting your Dreamoc XL3 content to play has been released. 

Instead of adding a folder to your USB stick, a simple FAIL_OVER folder can be created instead.  

The new document can be viewed here 

download area

User Manual

PDF, English

Fact Sheet

PDF, English

Delete Hidden Files


Content Manual and guidelines

Dreamoc XL3
ZIP, English

Conversion guidelines

Converts XL2 Content to XL3

Stand Manual

Dreamoc XL3
PDF, English

XL3 guidelines explained

Dreamoc XL3
PDF, English

How to create USB playback

Dreamoc XL3
PDF, English

Foils for XL3

ZIP files