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Philips HDP1550TV

Philips HDP1550TV Projector

100000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 25dB Jun 2015
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Enjoy big entertainment - an image from 50" up to 100" with Screeneo placed just a few centimetres from the wall. Easy to move it around in the house, or simply set up your outdoor cinema in the... More
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13 Reasons For

Robust

One Philips HDP1550TV owner thought the product was well made. Pompompom said on Amazon “Fantastic engineering ideas and poor execution (unless I've been really unlucky” in their review.

Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was good value for money. Roop said in their Philips HDP1550TV review “Value for money?”.

Good Product Quality

One person thought the Philips HDP1550TV was good quality. Roop wrote on Amazon last year “As they say about 40 inches away from the wall the picture quality is good” in their review of this projector but even so they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

One Philips HDP1550TV owner who purchased the Philips HDP1550TV thought it had good picture quality.

Good Sound Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that the Philips HDP1550TV had good sound quality. Pompompom wrote “A small, portable box which can replace your big black TV, avoids wires all across the room and has sound? Count me in! I bought it” in their review of the Philips HDP1550TV.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The HDP1550TV supports 3D image projection. Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also support 3D image projection.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative projectors which support 3D image projection currently available including the Philips HDP1590TV[plb_2930725_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Projection

Unlike most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the HDP1550TV which do not support Full HD projection, the HDP1550TV supports Full HD projection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors which support Full HD projection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips HDP1590TV[plb_2930725_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The HDP1550TV has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the HDP1550TV.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker and we think the PH300W[pl_3714192_price], and the PW600[pl_2860339_price] both from LG or the Philips HDP1590TV[plb_2930725_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The HDP1550TV is a three USB 2.0 port projector. Most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HDP1550TV only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Three HDMI Ports

The Philips HDP1550TV is a three HDMI port projector. Most of the other data projectors that were launched more than a year ago only have between one and two HDMI ports.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the HDP1550TV is 2W, the highest is 26W, and the average RMS rated power is 12W. When compared to other 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released one year ago that we have checked the RMS rated power of, the HDP1550TV's RMS rated power of 26 Watts is one of the highest.

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Supports Eight Video Formats

The number of supported video formats on the HDP1550TV is more than most projectors of a comparable type and age to it. This projector supports a 3GP video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the HDP1550TV. The video formats "AVI", "MOV", "MP4", "MKV", "FLV", "TS" and "M2TS" are also supported by this data projector.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

Across all the data projectors that came out more than a year ago the noise levels range from 25dB to 34dB. With a noise level of only 25 decibels, the Philips HDP1550TV has one of the quieter noise levels amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

Alternative 25dB noise level data projectors currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Philips HDP1590TV[plb_2930725_price].

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to look at the LG PW600[plb_2860339_price] (34dB) which also has a higher rating.

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5 Reasons Against

Philips Only Has Unexceptional Projector Reviews

Philips has good reviews for its 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors, however it has unexceptional average reviews when measured across its entire multimedia projector range.

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Philips HDP1550TV does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Philips HDP1590TV[plb_2930725_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Very Wide

At 339 millimeters, the HDP1550TV is very wide compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the HDP1550TV. The narrowest projector of a comparable type and age to the HDP1550TV is 110mm wide, the widest is 340mm, and the average width is 230mm.

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Very Heavy

The Philips HDP1550TV is very heavy (5.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the HDP1550TV. 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the HDP1550TV have weights of between 430g and 5.3kg.

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Running Costs Are High

The HDP1550TV is in the most expensive 1% of all 5 data projectors of this type and age that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the HDP1550TV will cost £49 over 1 year to run.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips HDP1550TV

Released Over a Year Ago

This 100000:1 contrast ratio projector was released over a year ago.

1280 X 800 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the HDP1550TV is 1280 x 800. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this multimedia projector). This data projector also support graphics resolutions of 800 x 600 (SVGA) and 1024 x 768 (XGA) and 1280 x 800 (WXGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found native projector resolution on data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
AUX Input
Headphone Output
Audio Out Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AV Output Port
Networking
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Internal Storage Capacity
Performance
Noise Level
Other Supported Operating System
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Supported Audio Format
Image Format
Video Format
Integrated TV Tuner
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
TV Tuner Type
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Typical Power Consumption
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Other Features
Resolution
Package Dimensions
Technical Details
Parental Control
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
DLNA Certified

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 22 June 2015 by Pompompom

As far as I can remember, Philips has always been caracterized by two things: fantastic engineering ideas and poor execution (unless I've been really unlucky).

The Screeneo is no... Read more…

Reviewed 2 February 2015 by Roop
(Verified Purchase)

I am not 100% happy with this projector because on some program you can't hear the sound properly, distorted sound. Some time sound comes after the action or miming, it is good to see in the dark... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £48.07
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Total running cost over 5 years £48.07
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips hdp1550tv10
Barcodes 03425160324235, 03425160324334

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