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Optoma GT5500 Projector

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
1080p (1920x1080) 3,500 ANSI Lumens Jan 2016
Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Full HD Release Date
- Lights on viewing - bright 3500 lumens- Super-sized 100-inch images - GT5500 placed 30cm away from a flat surface or screen- Enjoy live sports, TV shows and gaming in Full 1080p- Easy to setup... More
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13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that this Optoma projector was good. This multimedia projector received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Expert review site projectorcentral.com scored this Optoma data projector 100 out of 100. The projector expert review sites think this multimedia projector is one of the very best multimedia projectors that have been on the market for the last year.

Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Optoma multimedia projectors and also specifically for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that in both cases Optoma had good reviews compared to other brands.

Good High Def TV

Two Optoma GT5500 reviewers said in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Optoma GT5500 reviewer considered that the Optoma GT5500 had a good 3D picture quality.

Supports 3D

The Optoma GT5500 supports 3D, unlike most of the other latest projectors which do not support 3D.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma GT5500 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the GT5500 do not support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors which support full HD and we think the Viewsonic PJD7720HD[plb_3416548_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors with a full HD and we think the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma GT5500 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other latest multimedia projectors.

Other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to look at include the Viewsonic PJD7720HD[plb_3416548_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price].

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on similar spec data projectors that were released in the last 12 months.

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Two Audio (L,R) Outs

The Optoma GT5500 has more audio (L,R) outs than most of the new similar spec projectors. This multimedia projector is a two audio (L,R) out projector compared to most of the latest projectors which only have one audio (L,R) out.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The Optoma GT5500 has a fairly high RMS rated power (16 Watts) compared to most of the other recently released projectors. Across all the new multimedia projectors the RMS rated powers range from 1W to 20W.

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Fairly Big Uniformity

The Optoma GT5500 has one of the bigger uniformitys (85 percent) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The uniformitys of latest multimedia projectors range from 70% to 90%, and the average uniformity is 79%.

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Quite Big Offset

At 118 percent, the Optoma GT5500 has a fairly big offset compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the GT5500. Newly released multimedia projectors have offsets of between 11% and 150%.

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5 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Some Optoma GT5500 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was not cheap. Expert review site Projectorcentral.com said a few weeks ago “It's currently the least expensive full HD (1920x1080), 3D ultra short throw model on the mar”.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the GT5500 do not support wi-Fi. The Optoma GT5500 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many data projectors that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of new multimedia projectors is 6,900h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Optoma GT5500 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The Optoma GT5500 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s (only 5,000 hours) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GT5500 the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 2,000h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 8,200h.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Optoma GT5500

Running Costs Are Average

The average 1 year running cost of the GT5500 is £100 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 80 latest data projectors.

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Released Over a Year Ago

Optoma released the GT5500 over a year ago.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens, the Optoma GT5500 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out in the last 12 months.

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Specification

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Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Video
3D
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
12V Trigger
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included

1 Award

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated

Expert Reviews

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2 December 2016

The $1299 Optoma GT5500 is the least expensive ultra short throw projector on the market that can deliver a full HD (1080p), 100" image bright enough to stand up to the ambient light in a typical...

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Electricity cost when switched on £99.35
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Total running cost over 5 years £99.35
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers multi 1080p3500al250001, optoma 1080p3500al250001
Barcodes 05055387632271

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