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Optoma EX556 Projector

£314.43
£305.21 £9.22 cheaper than 43 days ago
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) 30dB Oct 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £91.82 Electricity cost over 5 years
Optoma has good reviews for its projectors
3% price drop
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 1,872 user and expert reviews for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has good ratings. We also found that Optoma has good ratings specifically for its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The EX556 has an average 1 year running cost of £92 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 80 similar spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Optoma projector was released in April 2017.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma EX556 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including a cheaper projector such as the Benq MX525 (£280.53) or you might consider a higher rated projector such as the TW523 (£309), or the TW526E (£319.98) both from Benq.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma EX556 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector also do not support full HD.

It is worth also looking at other data projectors which also support full HD including the Benq TW526E (£319.98).

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HD-Ready

The Optoma EX556 is HD-Ready. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also are HD-Ready.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma EX556 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this data projector.

If you would prefer a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Benq MX525 (£280.53) (3,200 ANSI lumens and cheaper).

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors of this spec and age.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EX556 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma EX556 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago also are ceiling mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma EX556 has a carrying case. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma EX556 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma EX556 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago is 33dB. With a noise level of only 30 decibels, the Optoma EX556 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05060059046676

Optoma EX556 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma EX556 review we compared this projector to 2,059 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,528 product attributes, 14,204 projector reviews and 2,772,200 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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