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From BenQ — Reproduce authentic cinematic colors as the directors envisioned. Get ready for true 4K HDR with cinematic wonder like you're in an authentic digital cinema. For audio-video enthusiasts who want to take in every little detail for truly cinematic experiences, enjoy the superwide 100% DCI-P3 color space with film-like texture and playback as directors envisioned. The BenQ HT5550 4K HDR CinePrime projector with CinematicColor technology ushers awe-inspiring movie magic into your tailored AV room.

  • True 4K UHD 8.3 million pixels resolution
  • BenQ CinematicColor technology for 100% DCI-P3 color space
  • Optimized movie modes for a tailored home cinema experience
  • HDR-PRO projector-optimized HDR technology (HDR10/HLG support)
  • All glass 4K-optimized Lens Array for greater clarity and sharpness
  • Best out-of-the-box color accuracy with factory calibration
  • Flexible installation with 1.6X zoom, 2D Lens Shift: V±60% / H±23%
  • 3D compatibility

BenQ HT5550 Projector Specifications

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1,800 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: 88ms  |  1080p/60: 60ms
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
1.6x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-23% & Vertical +/-60%
Throw Distance
9.5' - 29.6'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
60.00" - 299.66"
Throw Ratio
1.36:1 - 2.18:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-11" and 15'-10" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
6.61" x 19.37" x 13.74"
14.3 lbs
Audible Noise
32 dB  / 26 dB
Internal Speakers
405 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
Audio Out: Mini Jack
HDMI (HDCP 2.2) x 2
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
USB x 2

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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