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Philips HDP1550TV

Philips HDP1550TV Projector

100000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 25dB Jun 2015
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Enjoy big entertainment - an image from 50" up to 100" with Screeneo placed just a few centimetres from the wall. Easy to move it around in the house, or simply set up your outdoor cinema in the... More
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12 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

One Philips HDP1550TV owner said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Roop mentioned two years ago “Value for money?”.

Robust

One Philips HDP1550TV reviewer concluded that this projector was well made. Pompompom wrote in their Philips HDP1550TV review on Amazon “Fantastic engineering ideas and poor execution (unless I've been really unlucky”.

Good Product Quality

One Philips HDP1550TV owner said in their reviews that this projector was good quality. Roop mentioned “As they say about 40 inches away from the wall the picture quality is good” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

One Philips HDP1550TV reviewer said in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality.

Good Sound Quality

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it had good sound quality. Pompompom wrote in their review on Amazon “A small, portable box which can replace your big black TV, avoids wires all across the room and has sound? Count me in! I bought it” yet they gave this projector a score of 2 stars.

Supports 3D

Like most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the HDP1550TV, the Philips HDP1550TV supports 3D.

We compared all the other projectors which support 3D to this projector and we think the HDP1590/UK, and the HDP1590TV (£1,273.57) both from Philips which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD

The HDP1550TV supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age do not support full HD.

Other multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available which you might also want to consider include the HDP1590/UK, or the HDP1590TV (£1,273.57) both from Philips which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the HDP1550TV has a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to consider include the HDP1590/UK, or the HDP1590TV (£1,273.57) both from Philips or the LG PH300W which has better reviews.

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Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

The HDP1550TV has more HDMI ports quantitys than most of the projectors of this type and age. Most of the projectors that were released one year ago only have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, however this Philips multimedia projector has three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

When compared to other 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year, the RMS rated power of the HDP1550TV of 26 Watts is one of the highest. The lowest RMS rated power of 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the HDP1550TV is 2W and the highest is 26W.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The HDP1550TV is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the HDP1550TV only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Supports Eight Video Formats Supporteds

The Philips HDP1550TV has a greater number of supported video formats than most comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to it. This multimedia projector supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the HDP1550TV. The video formats supporteds "AVI", "MOV", "MP4", "FLV", "TS", "M2TS" and "3GP" are also supported by this data projector.

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4 Reasons Against

Unexceptional Brand

We checked 116 user and expert reviews for Philips multimedia projectors and found that on average Philips has unexceptional ratings. However we also found that Philips has good ratings specifically within its 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors range.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago, the Philips HDP1550TV does not support wi-Fi.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other projectors with a wi-Fi and we think the HDP1590/UK, or the HDP1590TV (£1,273.57) both from Philips which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the HDP1550TV, the weight of the HDP1550TV of 5.3 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The weights of comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the HDP1550TV range from 430g to 5.3kg, and the average weight is 2.9kg.

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High Running Costs

The HDP1550TV has an average running cost of £49 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 1% of all 6 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than a year.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips HDP1550TV

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this 100000:1 contrast ratio data projector was released.

1280 X 800 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Philips HDP1550TV is 1280 x 800. That's 56% less resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). This multimedia projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA) and 1024 x 768 (XGA) and 1280 x 800 (WXGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Average Noise Level

The HDP1550TV has a relatively typical noise level (25 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors that came out more than a year ago.

Alternative 25dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available which you might also want to consider include the HDP1590/UK, or the HDP1590TV (£1,273.57) both from Philips which has better reviews.

Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the LG PW600 (£431.07) (34dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
AUX in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AV Output
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Internal Storage Capacity
Performance
Noise Level
Other Operating Systems Supported
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
TV Tuner Integrated
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
TV Tuner Type
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
Resolution
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Technical Details
Parental Control
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 22 June 2015 by Pompompom

As far as I can remember, Philips has always been caracterized by two things: fantastic engineering ideas and poor execution (unless I've been really unlucky).

The Screeneo is no... Read more…

Reviewed 2 February 2015 by Roop
(Verified Purchase)

I am not 100% happy with this projector because on some program you can't hear the sound properly, distorted sound. Some time sound comes after the action or miming, it is good to see in the dark... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £48.07
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hdp1550, hdp1550t, hdp1550tv, hdp1550tvu, hdp1550tvuk, philips hdp1550tv10
Barcodes 03425160324235, 03425160324334

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