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LG PH550 Projector

$549.99
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100000:1 720p (1280x720) 24dB May 2016
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10 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

Data projector expert review site projectorcentral.com scored this 100000:1 contrast ratio projector 90%. The projector expert review sites think this data projector is one of the very best recently released 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

Best Seller

According to sales data from Amazon, the PH550 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought projectors in the last 3 months.

Good Brand

LG is one of the better rated data projector manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and LG also has good ratings for its 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

Just Released Eight Months Ago

This LG projector was released just eight months ago. Newer multimedia projectors like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.

Supports Wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the PH550 which do not support wi-Fi, the LG PH550 supports wi-Fi.

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Supports 3D

The LG PH550 supports 3D, as do most of the other projectors that have been available for the last year.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which also support 3D to this projector and we think the LG PH550G[plb_3355158_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for the last year, the LG PH550 has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this data projector and we think the LG PH550G[plb_3355158_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PH550 is 24dB and the loudest is 40dB. With a noise level of only 24 decibels, the LG PH550 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PH550.

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Very Light

The average weight of 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PH550 is 7kg, and the weights range from 640g to 28kg. At only 650 grams, the LG PH550 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PH550.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

Across all the new multimedia projectors the noise level (economic mode)s range from 23dB to 37dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 30dB. The LG PH550 has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s (only 23 decibels) amongst 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The LG PH550 does not support full HD. Most of the other latest 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for the last year the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 26W. With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the LG PH550 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other new data projectors.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

Most recently released similar spec data projectors have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the LG PH550 which has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The LG PH550 is a one HDMI ports quantity projector. Most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PH550 have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG PH550

720p (1280x720) Projector Native Resolution

The LG PH550 has a maximum resolution of 720p (1280x720). That's 17% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) data projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

The LG PH550 has a fairly average projector brightness (550 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for the last year.

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Specification

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3D
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
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Audio (L,R) Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
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Power Consumption (typical)
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Operational Conditions
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Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Technical Details
Digital Signal Format System
Supported Radio Bands

Expert Reviews

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The LG PH550 can serve as a home entertainment projector for gaming, watching movies, or connecting to a cable box, and it can do a good job as a data projector, even with its native 16:9 aspect...

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Electricity cost when switched on $14.21
Electricity cost when on standby $2.72
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Total running cost over 5 years $16.93
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.11 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 3 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg ph550, lg ph550g, lg ph550ga, code ph550, lg lgph550, lg 1280x720, code ph550g, lg lgph550g, lg ph550gae, lg ph550gaeu, code 1280x720, lg 900000294608, lg electronics ph550, lg electronics ph550g, lg electronics 1280x720
Barcodes 00719192605206, 00719192606135, 08806087635201, 08806087635218

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