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Optoma ML550

$499.00
Optoma ML550
94
Reviews
34 Reviews + 4 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
98
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An astonishingly good value for money and multi award winning WXGA quiet projector, with a great spec.
ddworld.cz Recommended Award techradar.com/au/ Recommended Techradar Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
1280 X 800 (WXGA) 30dB Medium 550 ANSI Lumens Jun 2013
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Optoma ML550 number 191 across all projectors.

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has great expert reviews and great 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 some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Medium contrast ratio
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D

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Average Review Score

4.3 stars (34 reviews).

47%

of Customers Would Recommend
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3 Recommended Awards

The Optoma ML550 has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites Techradar, techradar.com/au/ and ddworld.cz.
Recommended from Techradar Recommended from techradar.com/au/ Recommended Award from ddworld.cz

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This projector has received a Best Buy Award from Expert Reviews.
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What Are People Saying About the Optoma ML550?

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Five Purchasers Thought the Product Was Priced Reasonably.
One Buyer Wrote in Their Review That it Was Robust.
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The Vast Majority of Owners Mentioned That the Product Was Good in Terms of Size.
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Easy to Carry Around
The Majority of Purchasers Wrote in Their Review That it Was Not Difficult to Use.
Two People Thought the Product Had Well Executed Technical Features.
Some Owners Wrote in Their Review That This Projector Was Not OK When it Came to Noise Level.
Six Out of Ten Customers Wrote in Their Review That it Did Not Have Good Sound Quality.

How Good Are Optoma Projectors?

We have analysed 3,843 expert reviews and 23,608 user reviews for projectors available online and used this data to determine an average rating for Optoma projectors of 88%. This makes Optoma the 2nd best rated projector brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Only 1280 X 800 (WXGA) Resolution
Quieter Than Average Noise Level
Medium Contrast Ratio
Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness
Has a Built-in Speaker
Supports 3D
Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp
Has a Handheld Remote Control
Has a Carrying Case
Does Not Support Full HD
Only 1280 X 800 (WXGA) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280x800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors. §.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level
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The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 54dB. The noise level of the Optoma ML550 of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the quietest 18% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Medium Contrast Ratio

This multimedia projector has a 10000:1 contrast ratio, which is typical of many projectors. A contrast ratio of between 3,000 and 10,000.

A contrast ratio of between 3,000 and 10,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma ML550's projector brightness of only 550 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 95% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,800 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-in Speaker
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The Optoma ML550 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp
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The service life of lamp of the Optoma ML550 of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 91% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,200h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control
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The Optoma ML550 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma ML550 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 80% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma ML550 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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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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3D-Ready

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

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Optoma ML550 has a card reader integrated. 96% of data projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma ML550 is HD-Ready, unlike 78% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Popularity

The Optoma ML550 is currently ranked number 191 across all projectors.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

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Manufacturer's Description

The Optoma ML550 is an incredibly small LED projector with the power and performance of a larger unit. Delivering an impressive 550 lumens and 10,000:1 contrast ratio, along with razor sharp focus and magnificent color accuracy, the ML550 will make your presentations stand out above the rest. Designed for traveling professionals, the Optoma ML550 is small in size, light in weight and strong in performance and reliability. It offers complete comprehensive connectivity to satisfy your current and future needs. Its LED light source is rated to last over 20,000 hours, so there are no expensive bulbs to replace. It is built Optoma tough, so you know it will last for years to come.

Optoma ML550 Manuals and Brochures

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Optoma ML550 Specification

Key Features
Projector Native Resolution
Noise Level
Contrast Ratio
Performance
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Projector
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Maximum Analog Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Colour Depth
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (Economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC (Power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Image Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
RMS Rated Power
Document Formats Supported
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-in Display
Power
Power Consumption (Standby)
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Source
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
Carrying Case
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

optoma crtopml550rfb, optoma 2rt3414, optoma ml550, optoma 2day

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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