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Optoma DS550 Projector

SVGA Portable Projector
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The Optoma DS550 Projector is a SVGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,600 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 800x600 , and is 3D capable. The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. Weighing in at 4.9 lbs, this portable projector is bright and compact, perfect for business travelers, taking on a family vacation or just moving from room to room. This projector was first available for purchase in August 2011 and has been by Optoma.


Optoma DS550 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$699
Status
Discontinued
Released
August 2011
Warranty
2 Years
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Brightness
2,600 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
800x600
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Contrast
3,000:1
Display Type
0.55" DLP x 1
Color Processing
10-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200
3D Modes
PC 3D Ready

Lamp Type
180W P-VIP bulb
Lamp Life
5,000 hours  / 6,000 hours
Lamp Model
BL-FP180F  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.1x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
5.0' - 35.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
35.00" - 266.00"
Throw Ratio
1.97:1 - 2.17:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 13'-1" and 14'-5" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.03" x 11.00" x 9.06"
Weight
4.9 lbs
Audible Noise
30 dB  / 28 dB
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
Power
255 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Composite: RCA
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
USB
VGA In: Dsub-15pin x 2

Features
PC 3D Ready
Closed Captioning
Soft Carrying Case
Additional Features
Educators and business users alike will appreciate the 3D capabilities, which support use of the projector with emerging 3D content offerings.

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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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