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Optoma ML550

$464.00
Optoma ML550
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A bargain price and astoundingly economical to run quiet 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with multiple awards and great features
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Optoma ML550 WXGA 500 Lumen 3D Ready Portable DLP LED Projector with MHL Enabled HDMI Port
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Used - Optoma ML550 DLP LED Projector (Used)
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Refurbished - Optoma ML550 WXGA 500 Lumen 3D Ready Portable DLP LED Projector with MHL Enabled HDMI Port
$369.00
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$399.99
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Optoma ML550 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma ML550 number 7 across all projectors.
96
Reviews
23 Reviews + 4 Awards
98
Value for Money
Excellent
84
Features
Fully-Featured
98
Running Costs
$16 Over 5 Years
89
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 89?

It has great expert reviews and terrific user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only $16 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 4% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The ML550 has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
Ultra-compact LED projector - pc-free viewing - built in media player and office viewer
MHL support, HDMI connectivity, built in speaker, 3d ready,
Optional wireless presentations
Compact & lightweight

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Optoma ML550 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Extremely Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $464.00 it is still cheaper than 86% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the ML550 will cost only $16 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma ML550 of 10,000 is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 60% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma ML550's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 19% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma ML550 of only 500 ANSI lumens is very dim compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 97% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma ML550 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma ML550 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma ML550 of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 8% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma ML550 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma ML550 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports AVI, DAT and 11 More Video Formats Supported

The Optoma ML550 has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. The most frequently supported video formats supported is VC-1, but this video formats supported is not supported by this Optoma projector. The video formats supported MP4, WMV, AVI, RM, RMVB, MOV, DIVX, MPG, MPEG, MKV, VOB, DAT and TS are also supported by this data projector.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma ML550 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma ML550 is 3D-ready. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma ML550 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma ML550 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Optoma ML550 has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma crtopml550rfb, optoma 2rt3414, optoma ml550, optoma ml500

Barcodes:

00021111215527, 00070090122524, 00086000230494, 00132018535943, 00163121476434, 00172304288399, 00389665677629, 00611101533603, 00617407380552, 00682017415833, 00709436177347, 00718117592164, 00779184071570, 00791583705368, 00791836611804, 00796435418595, 00796435418724, 00803982964571, 00841434146823, 00971485523707, 05060059048113, 07123290463515, 07123290500975, 07964354185956

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