Setting up your Mixtile Blade 3

Preparing accessories

Please prepare the following accessories:

  • Power supply: A power adapter that supports USB PD 2.0

  • Display:

    • A display with an HDMI port and a DisplayPort port (optional)

    • An HDMI cable

    • A USB-C to DisplayPort cable (optional)

      Note: Mixtile Blade 3 supports HDMI 2.1 (7684 x 4320 @60 fps) and DisplayPort 1.4 (8192 x 4320 @30 fps). You can select a display and a cable accordingly for best display experience.

  • Network: An Ethernet cable

  • Others

    • A keyboard and mouse
    • A hub with a USB-C connector

Connecting to a display

Mixtile Blade 3 supports display connection via HDMI or DisplayPort.

Via HDMI (preferred)

Mixtile Blade 3 has two HDMI ports (one IN & one OUT), which are preferred for display connection.

Please follow the instructions below:

Take the HDMI cable, and insert one end into the HDMI OUT port on your Mixtile Blade 3 and the other into an HDMI port on the display.

Via DisplayPort (optional)

Mixtile Blade 3 has two USB-C ports. Both support DisplayPort, but only the one closer to the corner supports USB PD 2.0 which is designed for power delivery. You’d better use the other one if you choose this way of display connection.

Please follow the instructions below:

Take the USB-C to DisplayPort cable, and insert one end into the USB-C port on your Mixtile Blade 3 that is closer to the corner and the other into a DisplayPort port on the display.

Connecting to a network

Mixtile Blade 3 has two RJ45 Ethernet ports.

Please follow the instructions below:

Take the Ethernet cable, and insert one end into an RJ45 Ethernet port on your Mixtile Blade 3 and the other into your router.

Connecting a keyboard and a mouse

One of Mixtile Blade 3’s two USB-C ports supports USB PD 2.0 and it is primarily used to connect power supply. The other one that is away from the corner is available for other uses, such as connecting a keyboard and mouse.

Please follow the instructions below:

  1. Insert the USB-C connector of the hub to the USB-C port on your Mixtile Blade 3 that is away from the corner.
  2. Connect a keyboard and a mouse to the hub.

Powering on

Of Mixtile Blade 3’s two USB-C ports, only the one closer to the corner supports USB PD 2.0 and can be used for power delivery.

Please follow the instructions below:

Insert one end of the power adapter into the USB-C port on your Mixtile Blade 3 that is closer to the corner and the other to your AC power outlet.

Note: The connection of above cables to Mixtile Blade 3 is shown below.

Mixtile Blade 3连线图

After power-on, your Mixtile Blade 3 will start automatically. The power indicator LED will light up and you’ll see the monitor below.

Mixtile Blade 3开机桌面