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DELL 1550

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DELL 1550

$559.99
DELL 1550
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A good spec and low cost moderate noise level XGA projector, with low running costs
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2200:1 Yes Aug 2016
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DELL 1550 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good features, we have ranked the DELL 1550 number 386 across all projectors.
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Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
78
Running Costs
$64 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $64 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Broad visibility. bright display.<br> present comfortably and professionally in any small-to-midsize meeting room with a bright projector at a sensible price point
Easy to connect and manage<br> perfect for schools and organizations that need an everyday, workhorse projector, the 1550 allows for numerous means of connecting so collaboration is simple and streamlined
Manage and share: wired network control makes it easy to manage multiple meeting rooms.<br>
Peace of mind included.<br>
Built to last<br>
Lasting lamp life<br> A long lamp life equals dependable projection. enjoy up to 3,000 hours in normal mode and 5,000 in eco mode. and you re protected by dell's 1-year lamp warranty
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

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DELL 1550 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $559.99 it is cheaper than 79% of projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the DELL 1550 of £450.00 ($450.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $109.99.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 1550 will cost $64 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The DELL 1550 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This DELL data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The DELL 1550's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 74% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the DELL 1550 of only 2,200 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 17% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The DELL 1550's projector brightness of 3,800 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 32% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The DELL 1550 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The DELL 1550 supports 3D. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the DELL 1550 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 22% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The DELL 1550 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Supports Password Protection

The DELL 1550 supports password protection, unlike 87% of multimedia projectors which do not support password protection.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The DELL 1550's bulb power of 260W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 67% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The DELL 1550 supports full HD, unlike 63% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The DELL 1550 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dell dell1550standardprojector, dell 1024x768

Barcodes:

00884116232254, 04058154131046, 05397063744671

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