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37

Overall Score

Optoma ES556

A 5 year old 13000:1 800 x 600 data projector with adequate features
13000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 32dB Oct 2012
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Optoma ES556 Review

With low running costs and average features,
52
Average Features
24
4 Years Old
68
£92 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £92 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Supports password protection
Quite small bulb power
Does not support full HD

Optoma ES556 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 2,445 expert and owner reviews (including 398 verified purchases), Optoma has very good ratings for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Small Bulb Power

The Optoma ES556's bulb power of only 190W is quite small compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 5% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Optoma ES556 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has an 800 x 600 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma ES556 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the Optoma ES556 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma ES556 supports password protection, unlike 88% of projectors which do not support password protection.

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma ES556's noise level of 32dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 32% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma ES556 of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 37% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The Optoma ES556 has a digital gamma correction. 99% of projectors do not have a digital gamma correction.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma ES556 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma ES556 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since October 2012.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the ES556 is £92, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Barcodes 05060059046638
Cheaper to run by £16.51
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Quieter noise level
2% cheaper to run
Louder noise level

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