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From BenQ —   The BenQ HT3550 projector with true 4K 8.3 million pixels enables DCI-P3 wide color gamut (WCG) and is for avid film buffs that appreciate what a difference superior color performance makes in conveying a director's exact vision. The first true 4K home theater projector for movie lovers for under $2000, the HT3550 features the same color standard for home viewing that was used to create the 4K film itself, accurately preserving the movie's original image.

  • True 4K UHD 8.3 million pixel resolution
  • 95% DCI-P3 and 100% Rec.709 for accurate color performance
  • Projection-optimized HDR 10 to bring out the detail in dark scenes
  • Supports HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) 4K broadcast content
  • Precision 10 element all-glass 4K lens with greater light penetration for sharpness
  • High contrast 30,000:1 with Dynamic Iris for sharpness
  • Enables a 100 inch picture from 8.2 feet with short-throw projection
  • Easy to adjust the image with vertical lens shift and auto vertical keystone
  • Immersive 3D experience
  • Supports up to 15,000 hours of lamp life

BenQ HT3550 Projector Specifications

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April 2019
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Also sold as the BenQ W2700 outside of the USA.

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2,000 Lumens (ANSI)1
w/pixel shifting
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (4K HD)
Dynamic Iris
Display Type
0.47" DLP x 1
Color Wheel
6 segments
Color Processing
Input Lag
4K/60: 34ms  |  1080p/60: 83.34ms
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/25, 1080p/30, 1080p/50, 2160p/24, 2160p/60, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 3840x2160
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
245W Metal Halide bulb
Lamp Life
4,000 hours  / 15,000 hours
Lamp Model
5J.JKC05.001  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.3x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Vertical +10%
Throw Distance
3.2' - 16.4'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
29.97" - 200.06"
Throw Ratio
1.13:1 - 1.47:1
Digital Zoom
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
5.00" x 14.96" x 10.35"
9.3 lbs
Audible Noise
30 dB  / 28 dB
Internal Speakers
5.0 Watts × 2
350 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
Audio Out: Mini Jack
HDMI (HDCP 2.2) x 2
RS232: DB-9pin
USB x 3

Full HD 3D

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ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

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BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

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