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Mitsubishi HC5500 Projector

Mitsubishi HC5500

HD 1080 (1920x1080), 1200 ANSI Lumens,
12.3 lbs, $4,995 (MSRP)
View Specs
4.7 out of 5
3 User Ratings
Image Quality 5.0
Features 4.3
Construction 4.3
Ease of Use 4.3
Reliability 5.0
Value for Money 5.0

User Reviews

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Review by rcalhoun

I purchased the Mitsubishi HC5500 in April 2009 during the manufacture's rebate and am EXTREMELY HAPPY. I was originally focusing on the sub $1000 720p class, but when I came across the HC5500 for under $1500, I couldn't pass it up. The clarity is simply unbelievable, I never thought a projector could produce such a vivid image. I use it in a light-controlled 14' room and the lumen output is just right. I have a 92" high contrast grey screen which produces deep blacks. I sit about 8 feet from the screen and never seen any artifacts, pixels, or discoloration. If you are looking for a 1080p projector without breaking the bank, I definitely recommend the HC5500!!

Any Problems: None yet. The lens has only a 1.2 (relatively small) zoom and no horizontal lens shift, the vertical shift is just adequate. These are not issues though if you can place the projector directly in front of the screen.

Review by Gary Hunt

Good for the cost. Great 5000 hour lamp life. Do not lose quality on low lamp mode.Looks good even with some ambient light. Could not be happier. This is my 4th projector and it rocks!!!!!!

Any Problems: The only thing that Idon't understand is when you plug it in , it cranks up, has no switching capability. Very wierd!!

Review by Pat

Sharp!!! Black levels could be a little better but it is quite bright, even in economy mode. First projector and I couldn't be happier. I have a 110" image and blue rays such as Body of Lies looks incredible. So far I haven't put up my screen, mainly because the one I bought is too small and the plain wall looks great.

Any Problems: You must have good light control measures. If you keep out the ambient light you will see a huge difference in performance.