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Optoma EX556 Review
|4 Years Old|
|£92 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 36?
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 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:
Quite quiet noise level
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite small bulb power
Optoma EX556 In-Depth Analysis
Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 2,445 user and expert reviews (including 398 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
The Optoma EX556 is RoHS compliance. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.
Quite Quiet Noise Level
Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma EX556 of only 30dB is in the quietest 16% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
The Optoma EX556 is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.
Average Projector Brightness
The Optoma EX556's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 39% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Has a Carrying Case
The Optoma EX556 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma EX556 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.
Quite Small Bulb Power
The bulb power of the Optoma EX556 of only 190W is in the smallest 4% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Optoma EX556 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.
1024 X 768 Resolution
The Optoma EX556 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).
Released Over Four Years Ago
This projector has been on the market since October 2012.
Running Costs Are OK
The EX556 has an average 1 year running cost of £92 based on fine energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors.