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30

Overall Score

Optoma EX556

A cheap to run and fully featured 13000:1 1024 x 768 projector
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 30dB Oct 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma EX556 Review

With low running costs and mediocre reviews, we have scored the Optoma EX556 as follows for Summary.
50
Reviews
1
Value for Money
Not Currently for Sale
50
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$73 Over 1 Year
30
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $73 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
HD-Ready
Quite quiet noise level
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite small bulb power

Optoma EX556 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

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


Features

HD-Ready

The Optoma EX556 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma EX556 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. At only 30 decibels, the Optoma EX556 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EX556 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma EX556 has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors also have a carrying case.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Optoma EX556 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is typical of many multimedia projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma EX556 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of projectors is 250W. The Optoma EX556 has a quite small bulb power (only 190 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma EX556 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was October 2012 when this data projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the EX556 is $73 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

05060059046676

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