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Optoma H55 Projector

XGA Home Theater Projector

Highlights

The Optoma H55 Projector is a XGA Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,000 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1024x768 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. This projector was first available for purchase in March 2002 and has been by Optoma. The Optoma H55 was also marketed as the Studio Exp. Cinema 17SF.


Optoma H55 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$3,995
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Status
Discontinued
Released
March 2002
Warranty
3 Years
 
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Brightness
1,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Contrast
1,000:1
Display Type
0.70" DLP x 1
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 575i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
200W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.30" x 10.90" x 8.90"
Weight
6.4 lbs
Audible Noise
32 dB
Internal Speakers
3.0 Watts × 2
Power
320 Watts 100V - 240V

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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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