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LG PH550 Projector

£409.03
£260.00 £149.03 cheaper than 39 days ago
100000:1 720p (1280x720) 24dB May 2016
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution 3D Image Projection Noise Level Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This data projector received an expert rating of 90% from projectorcentral.com. That puts this LG data projector in the top 1% of all the new 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Top Seller

According to sales data from Amazon, the PH550 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought projectors in the last 3 months.

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the PH550 is only £23 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 20% of all 5 latest similar spec projectors.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

LG 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors have good ratings on average and across all multimedia projectors LG is one of the better rated brands.

Only Released Seven Months Ago

This projector has only been on the market for seven months. Newer data projectors like this one are likely to have better features.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

The LG PH550 supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other latest 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The LG PH550 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for the last year.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for the last year, the LG PH550 has a built-in speaker.

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Fairly Long Lamp Service Life

At 30,000 hours, the LG PH550 has a fairly long lamp service life compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released in the last 12 months. The lamp service lives of new similar spec projectors range from 4,000h to 30,000h, and the average lamp service life is 23,000h.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PH550 is 24dB, the loudest is 40dB, and the average noise level is 32dB. At only 24 decibels, the LG PH550 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other newly released data projectors.

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Very Light

At only 650 grams, the LG PH550 is quite light compared to most of the other latest 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors. The lightest recently released similar spec multimedia projector is 640g heavy, the heaviest is 28kg, and the average weight is 7kg.

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Very Narrow

At only 174 millimeters, the LG PH550 is quite narrow compared to most of the other new 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors. The narrowest similar spec data projector that has been around for around the same time as the PH550 is 170mm wide, the widest is 500mm, and the average width is 310mm.

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Very Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

At only 23 decibels, the LG PH550 has a quite quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PH550. The quietest noise level in economy mode of latest similar spec multimedia projectors is 23dB, the loudest is 37dB, and the average noise level in economy mode is 30dB.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Most new 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors do not support Full HD projection. The LG PH550 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD projection.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the LG PH550 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out in the last year. The average RMS rated power of new 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors is 9.7W.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released in the last 12 months have between one and two HDMI ports, including the LG PH550 which has one HDMI port.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG PH550

720p (1280x720) Native Projector Resolution

The LG PH550 has a maximum resolution of 720p (1280x720). That's 56% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

The LG PH550 has a pretty average projector brightness (550 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the PH550.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
Audio Out Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Bluetooth
Storage
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Integrated TV Tuner
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour
Product Type
Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Battery
Maximum Battery Life
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Other Features
Technical Details
Digital Signal Format System
Supported Radio Bands

Expert Reviews

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The LG PH550 can serve as a home entertainment projector for gaming, watching movies, or connecting to a cable box, and it can do a good job as a data projector, even with its native 16:9 aspect...

29 June 2016

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £19.23
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £22.92
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.11 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 3 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg ph550, lg ph550g, lg ph550ga, code ph550, lg lgph550, lg 1280x720, code ph550g, lg lgph550g, lg ph550gae, lg ph550gaeu, code 1280x720, lg 900000294608, lg electronics ph550, lg electronics ph550g, lg electronics 1280x720
Barcodes 00719192605206, 00719192606135, 08806087635201, 08806087635218

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