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Mitsubishi HC5500 Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
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The Mitsubishi HC5500 Projector is a 1080P Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,200 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1920x1080 . The internal 3LCD technology is an innovative 3-chip design that sets itself apart by delivering vibrant, true-to-life images with better color brightness and a wider color gamut. The unique projector lens has the ability to be shifted to allow greater flexibility in positioning the projector relative to the screen. This projector was first available for purchase in July 2008 and has been by Mitsubishi.

 

Mitsubishi HC5500 Projector Specifications

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Performance
4.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$4,995
User Reviews
(3) Review this Projector
Awards
#8 in
Status
Discontinued
Released
July 2008
Warranty
2 Years
 
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White Brightness
1,200 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
14,000:1
Dynamic Contrast
14,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.74" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/50, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
160W Metal Halide bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 5,000 hours
Lamp Model
VLT-HC5000LP  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Vertical +/-50%
Throw Distance
6.2' - 21.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
50.00" - 200.00"
Throw Ratio
1.45:1 - 1.78:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-4" and 12'-8" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
4.90" x 13.10" x 13.90"
Weight
12.3 lbs
Internal Speakers
No
Power
250 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
RS232: DB-9pin

Features
Anamorphic Ready
Additional Features
The HC5500 comes with the Reon-VX video processing chip often found in more expensive high-end devices and offers advanced noise reduction and reduced chroma up-sampling for superior video performance.
 


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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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