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Optoma GT5500

73

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Optoma GT5500

Optoma GT5500
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An spectacularly high contrast ratio and fully featured moderate noise level 1080p data projector, with low running costs
33dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 25000:1 Yes Jan 2016
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Optoma GT5500 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Optoma GT5500 number 564 in 3D projectors.
88
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£71 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £71 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,068 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quick resume
Wireless
Amazing colours
Colour guarantee
Networking and control
24p
Long lamp life
Smart projector
Auto power off
Energy saving
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Eco+
Integrated speaker
Full 3d
High contrast
Full HD 1080p
Ultra short throw
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
USB power

Optoma GT5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 4,069 owner and expert reviews (including 655 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.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The GT5500 is typical compared to the other 2,068 data projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the GT5500 is £71.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since January 2016.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma GT5500 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma GT5500 of 33dB is relatively standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 39% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma GT5500's contrast ratio (typical) of 25,000 is higher than 91% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma GT5500's projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 37% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Optoma GT5500's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 13% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma GT5500 supports 3D. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma GT5500 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma GT5500 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the Optoma GT5500 of 260W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 33% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma GT5500 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma GT5500 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of multimedia projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma GT5500 supports password protection, which is unusual. 87% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma gt5500bundle, visipax 25k1

Barcodes:

00779184013143, 00796435440688, 05055387632271

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