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Panasonic PT-D5500U Projector

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From Panasonic —   The PT-D5500U brings together three advancement DLPTM technology, dual lamp system, and liquid cooling to deliver bright, high-quality images and quiet, reliable operation. Panasonic's acclaimed dual lamp system generates 5,000-lumen brightness, so the vivid, high-resolution images made possible by DLPTM technology are easy to see in any installation environment. In the Dual Lamp system, the lamp relay function in single lamp mode automatically switches the bulb when one of the lamps burns out, allowing continuous, non-stop operation. Panasonic's newly developed liquid-cooling system directly cools the DMD chip, giving the PT-D5500U the reliability needed for 24/7 operation. The cooling system also reduces the number of cooling fans needed, so operating noise is greatly reduced. You'll find the PT-D5500U quiet enough to use almost anywhere.

  • Ultra Bright 5,000 Lumens
  • High 1,600:1 Contrast Ratio
  • High Uniformity of Brightness and Color
  • Progressive Cinema Scan (3/2 Pulldown)
  • Dynamic Sharpness Control
  • Liquid Cooling System
  • Dual Lamp System and Lamp Relay Function
  • Horizontal/Vertical Lens Shift
  • Control Panel And Wireless Remote Control
  • Flexible Angle Setting

Panasonic PT-D5500U Projector Specifications

September 2004
2 Years
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5,000 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Display Type
0.70" DLP x 1
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1035i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
300W UHM bulb x 2
Lamp Life
1,500 hours
Lamp Model
ET-LAD55 / ET-LAD55W  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.3x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
ET-DLE300 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 3.70:1-5.70:1
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-10% & Vertical +/-50%
Throw Distance
9.4' - 72.6'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
60.00" - 600.00"
Throw Ratio
1.82:1 - 2.40:1
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
6.60" x 20.80" x 16.70"
30.2 lbs
Internal Speakers
770 Watts 120V - 120V
Connection Panel
Network: RJ-45

Additional Features
The PT-D5500U brings together three powerful advances -- DLP technology, liquid cooling, and Panasonic's exclusive BrightOpticTM dual-lamp technology -- to deliver bright, high-quality images and quiet, reliable operation.


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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