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Optoma ML550

$399.00
(30 reviews)
Optoma ML550
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Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and sensationally economical to run quiet 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with very good features
30dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 500 ANSI Lumens Jun 2013
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Optoma ML550 Review

With very low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Optoma ML550 number 33 across all projectors.
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Reviews
30 Reviews + 4 Awards
60
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
97
Running Costs
$16 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only $16 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 4% of all 1,886 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data 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

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $462.03 to $399 in the last 23 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Optoma ML550 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The ML550 is one of the most economic to run projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the ML550 is only $16.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma ML550 of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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10000:1 Contrast Ratio

This multimedia projector has a 10000:1 contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found contrast ratio on projectors.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma ML550's projector brightness of only 550 ANSI lumens is very dim compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 4% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 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, as do 78% of projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma ML550 supports 3D. 64% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 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 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma ML550 has a handheld remote control. 82% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma ML550 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Optoma ML550 has a card reader integrated, unlike 95% of data projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma ML550 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 84% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma ML550 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Supports AVI, DAT and 11 More Video Formats Supported

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

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RoHS Compliance

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The Optoma ML550 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 83% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma ML550 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 60% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma crtopml550rfb, optoma 1280x800, optoma 2rt3414, optoma ml550, optoma ml500, optoma 720p

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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