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Optoma ML550 Review
|22 Reviews + 4 Awards|
|Value for Money||
|$19 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 69?
It has great expert reviews and fantastic 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 data projectors 2017.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only $19 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 3% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The ML550 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very dim projector brightness
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Should You Buy it Now?
Optoma ML550 Video Reviews
Optoma ML550 In-Depth Analysis
Four Industry Awards
Amongst projectors, this projector is one of the most highly awarded.
The writer at one other expert review site decided that this projector was very good. This data projector received a "Best Buy" award from Expert Reviews.
Expert Reviews Are Good
User Reviews Are Excellent
People who bought this multimedia projector rated this multimedia projector as superb on average. Over 87% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.
Optoma Projectors Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 2,306 expert and user reviews (including 381 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings. We also found that Optoma has very good ratings specifically for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Two owners concluded that the product was compact.
Small and easy to carry they might be.
It's light and compact, making it great for anyone who needs to do presentations on the go…
This was a great purchase! It's light and so compact…
Three people reckoned that it was good value for money.
We are very happy with our purchase and would recommend this to anyone wanting a great projector at a reasonable price…
It was going to cost about $300 to get it replaced so we decided to go with an LED projector instead…
It is nice projector for the price…
Value For Money
We think this projector represents good value compared to other multimedia projectors. We checked 618 multimedia projectors and they range in price from $149 to $24,000.
Price Has Gone Down by $119 (24%)
The price has dropped from $499 to $379.99 in the last 61 days.to be notified when the price changes.
Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom
We found a cheaper price for the Optoma ML550 of £249.99 ($249.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $130.00.
The Optoma ML550 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.
The Optoma ML550 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other data projectors.
Very Dim Projector Brightness
The Optoma ML550 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 550 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age. The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.
Supports AVI, DAT and 11 More Video Formats Supported
The Optoma ML550 has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. This data projector supports an MPEG video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by projectors. The video formats supported "MP4", "WMV", "AVI", "RM", "RMVB", "MOV", "DIVX", "MPG", "MKV", "VOB", "DAT" and "TS" are also supported by this multimedia projector.
Quite Quiet Noise Level
At only 30 decibels, the Optoma ML550 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors. The average noise level of multimedia projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB.
Has a Carrying Case
The Optoma ML550 has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors also have a carrying case.
The Optoma ML550 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.
Has a Card Reader Integrated
The Optoma ML550 has a card reader integrated. Most of the other projectors do not have a card reader integrated.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Optoma ML550 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.
Does Not Support Full HD
Like most of the other projectors, the Optoma ML550 does not support full HD.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.
Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 20h to 40,000h. The Optoma ML550 has one of the longer service life of lamps (20,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was June 2013 when Optoma released the ML550.
Running Costs Are Very Low
The average 1 year running cost of the ML550 is only $19 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 3% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors.
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