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Optoma GT5500 Projector

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
1080p (1920x1080) 3,500 ANSI Lumens Jan 2016
Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Full HD Release Date
- Lights on viewing - bright 3500 lumens- Super-sized 100-inch images - GT5500 placed 30cm away from a flat surface or screen- Enjoy live sports, TV shows and gaming in Full 1080p- Easy to setup... More
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13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site said that this Optoma data projector was good. Projectorcentral.com gave this data projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This data projector received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from projectorcentral.com. This puts this Optoma projector in the top 10% of all the data projectors that came out in the last 12 months when ranked by average expert review score.

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

On average Optoma data projectors have good reviews compared to other brands as do all projectors built by Optoma.

Good High Def TV

Two Optoma GT5500 reviewers said in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Optoma GT5500 reviewer considered that the Optoma GT5500 had a good 3D picture quality.

Supports 3D

The Optoma GT5500 supports 3D. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the GT5500 do not support 3D.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma GT5500 supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors that were launched in the last year which do not support full HD.

Alternative data projectors which support full HD currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PJD7720HD[plb_3416548_price].

It is worth considering other projectors which also support full HD including the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched in the last year, the Optoma GT5500 has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PJD7720HD[plb_3416548_price] is also worth considering.

There are a number of other data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at including the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price].

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Two Audio (L,R) Outs

The Optoma GT5500 has more audio (L,R) outs than most of the data projectors that are a comparable age to the GT5500. This Optoma data projector is a two audio (L,R) out projector compared to most of the newly released projectors which only have one audio (L,R) out.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of recently released comparable spec projectors is 1W and the highest is 20W. With an RMS rated power of 16 Watts, the Optoma GT5500 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst data projectors of this age.

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Quite Big Uniformity

At 85 percent, the Optoma GT5500 has a fairly big uniformity compared to most of the other recently released data projectors. The average uniformity of data projectors that were released around the same time as the GT5500 is 79%.

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Quite Big Offset

At 118 percent, the Optoma GT5500 has a quite big offset compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the GT5500. The offsets of projectors that are a comparable age to the GT5500 range from 11% to 150%.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as the GT5500, the Optoma GT5500 does not support wi-Fi.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This multimedia projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most commonly supported zoom ratio on projectors that are a similar age to it.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Optoma GT5500 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors that came out around the same time as the GT5500. Data projectors that are a similar age to the GT5500 have service life of lamps of between 250h and 30,000h.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The Optoma GT5500 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s (only 5,000 hours) amongst data projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp (economic mode) of recently released similar spec multimedia projectors is 8,200h.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Optoma GT5500

Released Twelve Months Ago

It was twelve months ago when Optoma released the GT5500.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,500 ANSI lumens, the Optoma GT5500 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other new projectors.

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Specification

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Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Video
3D
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
12V Trigger
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

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2 December 2016

The $1299 Optoma GT5500 is the least expensive ultra short throw projector on the market that can deliver a full HD (1080p), 100" image bright enough to stand up to the ambient light in a typical...

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Electricity cost when switched on $74.99
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Total running cost over 5 years $74.99
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers multi 1080p3500al250001, optoma 1080p3500al250001
Barcodes 05055387632271

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