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Optoma ES556 Projector

13000:1 SVGA (800x600) 32dB Oct 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $72.02 Electricity cost over 5 years
Optoma has good projector reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

Based on 1,872 owner and expert reviews, Optoma has good reviews for its multimedia projectors. Optoma also has good reviews specifically within its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma ES556 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this type and age also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Optoma ES556 has a quite quiet noise level (only 32 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this data projector. The quietest noise level of comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago is 26dB, the loudest is 40dB, and the average noise level is 33dB.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 32dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq TW519.

If you would consider a data projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Benq MX518 (32dB).

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma ES556 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this data projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma ES556 supports password protection. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also support password protection.

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Projector

Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The Optoma ES556 has a digital gamma correction, as do most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The Optoma ES556 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 39% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

This projector's resolution (SVGA (800x600)) is actually the worst resolution amongst all projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector.

A 1080p (1920x1080) projector native resolution is the best resolution across comparable types of projector.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma ES556 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector.

Other 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available that you might also want to consider include the Optoma DH1011 ($806.62) which has better reviews.

If you want a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Benq MX600 (3,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma ES556 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma ES556 has a carrying case, as do most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma ES556 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors of this type and age also have a handheld remote control.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma ES556 does not support full HD. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years, the Optoma ES556 does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Optoma ES556 has a very small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this multimedia projector. The bulb powers of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this data projector range from 190W to 310W.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

Optoma released the ES556 in April 2017.


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