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30

Overall Score

Optoma ES556

A cheap to run and fully featured 13000:1 800 x 600 multimedia projector
13000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 32dB Oct 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma ES556 Review

With low running costs and mediocre reviews, we have scored the Optoma ES556 as follows for Summary.
50
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
67
$73 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $73 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Supports password protection
Does not support full HD
Quite small bulb power

Optoma ES556 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 2,306 expert and owner reviews (including 381 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Optoma has very good ratings specifically for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma ES556 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma ES556 has a relatively standard noise level (32 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma ES556 does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma ES556 supports password protection. Most of the other projectors also support password protection.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma ES556 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of data projectors is 250W. With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Optoma ES556's bulb power is one of the smallest amongst projectors.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma ES556 is 800 x 600. That's over two times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma ES556 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The Optoma ES556 has a digital gamma correction. Most of the other projectors also have a digital gamma correction.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma ES556 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Optoma released the ES556 in October 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The ES556 is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the ES556 is $73.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 05060059046638

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