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Optoma GT5500 Projector

£2,299.00
25000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 33dB Jan 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £99.35 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Good high def TV
projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
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Reviews

One Industry Award

Projectorcentral.com gave this data projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Expert review website projectorcentral.com scored this projector 100 out of 100. That puts this multimedia projector in the top 1% of all the multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type.

Optoma Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 1,873 user and expert reviews (including 91 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically within its 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good High Def TV

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV.


Price

Price Has Gone Up by 47% (47%)

There was a cheaper price of £1,209 at Ortons Audio Visual 22 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 62% chance that the price will go up further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 38% chance that the price will actually go back down.

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Reasonably Priced

Two owners who bought this projector thought it was expensive. Expert review site Projectorcentral.com said in their review of this projector “It's currently the least expensive full HD (1920x1080), 3D ultra short throw model on the mar” .

Not Cheap

We think this 25000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector looks expensive compared to other projectors of a comparable age and type. We checked projectors of a comparable age and type and they range in price from £319 to £1,299.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was January 2016 when Optoma released the GT5500.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma GT5500 supports full HD, as do most of the other 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma GT5500 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens, the Optoma GT5500 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Optoma GT5500 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma GT5500 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma GT5500 supports password protection. Most of the other 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector also support password protection.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Optoma GT5500 has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this data projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma GT5500 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma GT5500 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma GT5500 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma GT5500 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 3,000 hours) amongst similar spec projectors of this age. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors of this age and type range from 3,000h to 7,000h.

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Very Big Bulb Power

Similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector have bulb powers of between 190W and 260W. When compared to other data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector that we have checked the bulb power of, the Optoma GT5500's bulb power of 260 Watts is one of the biggest.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

The GT5500 has an average 1 year running cost of £100 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 1% of all 5 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05055387632271

Optoma GT5500 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma GT5500 review we compared this projector to 2,071 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 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 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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