Price $ 2199
Get ready for true 4K HDR with cinematic wonder like you’re in an authentic digital cinema. For audio-video enthusiasts who want to take in every little detail for truly cinematic experiences, enjoy the super-wide 100% DCI-P3 color space with film-like texture and playback as directors envisioned. BenQ HT5550 4K HDR CinePrime Projector with CinematicColor™ technology ushers awe-inspiring movie magic into your tailored AV room.
BenQ CinePrime HT5550 4K HDR projector with CinematicColor™ technology elevates your cinematic enjoyment with a genuine movie-going experience. Powered by 100% coverage of the super-wide industry standard DCI-P3 color space, HT5550 delivers precise colors and authentic emotions to perfectly preserve the director’s vision in immersive film-like cinematic experiences.
The motion picture industry’s loftiest color standards guarantee accurate reproduction of cinematic HDR colors across 4K UHD devices as filmmakers intended. Enhancing optimal colors for precise picture quality, BenQ CinematicColor™ technology achieves up to 100% of digital cinema industry’s super-wide DCI-P3 color space, which is 1.26 times of the Rec. 709 color space. With DCI-P3, you can enjoy richer, more lifelike colors than ever possible on a 1080p Full HD TV.
BenQ DCI-P3 Cinematic Color technology’s enhanced color mapping performs precision color rendition to unleash breathtaking visuals with perfectly lifelike colors automatically tuned to reflect natural hues when viewing DCI-P3 4K Blu-ray movies.
Using special instruments and software, HT5550 is tested and adjusted for precise D65 color temperature, gamma, black level, white level, neutral grey, RGBCMY color tracking, hue, saturation, brightness and output based on DCI-P3 and Rec. 709. All data from multiple interfaces is compiled for individual factory calibration reports, guaranteeing 100% Rec.709 and DCI-P3 color accuracy with Delta E<3* to reproduce authentic colors of Hollywood films.
*Delta E quantifies the difference between a reference color and the projector’s actual color based on L*a*b* coordinates to represent "a difference in sensation." Delta E<3 performance means virtually no perceptible color difference to the human eye. (Delta E<3 performance enabled in D. Cinema modes.)
Optimized for projection, BenQ exclusive HDR-PRO technology enhances the 4K HDR viewing experience. Employing enhanced tone mapping, HDR-PRO offers greater contrast range to bring out every detail from 4K Blu-rays as well as streaming content for unparalleled cinematic enjoyment.
While other HDR projectors can lose details and display incorrect greyscales, BenQ Enhanced Cinema-Optimized Tone Mapping with Active Iris and Dynamic Black technology* increases contrast ratio so you can see the preserving dark details in total clarity.
*Dynamic iris controls the amount of light through the optical system for ideal contrast. Dynamic Black™ analyzes a scene’s brightness levels to optimize light output and contrast. By bringing out subtle details in shadows and preventing bright scenes from washout.
BenQ’s HDR-PRO technology is supercharged by HDR10 & HLG(Hybrid Log-Gamma) support, offering incredible visuals whether you’re blasting through a Blu-ray movie or streaming content, sports match on popular platforms.
* HLG is a high dynamic range (HDR) standard that was jointly developed by the BBC and NHK, supported by video services such as the BBC iPlayer, DirecTV, Freeview Play, and YouTube.
To achieve fully personalized cinematic atmosphere, HT5550 provides optimized movie modes tailored for home cinema and film-like motion as directors intended.
To enjoy the authentic movie shot exactly as the director intended, HT5550 supports 24 frames per second (fps) playback which can accept high definition sources without judder in HDR mode to preserve the purity of the original image, so your 4K movies can be displayed at the correct cadence, without the need for pulldowns which distort playback of the source video.
Producing 4K UHD 3840x2160 resolution with 8.3 million distinct pixels for each frame, HT5550 utilizes the new generation 0.47” single-DMD DLP technology to minimize the projector’s sleek, compact profile for modern lifestyles. With four times the resolution of Full HD 1080p, 4K UHD reduces pixel blur for awe-inspiring clarity and crisply defined fine details.
Super-high resolution 11-element lens array is structured into six groups with metal barrel and cell framework, far outshining 1080p projector technology with greater light penetration for long-lasting 4K intensity with heart-stopping color performance, clarity, and sharpness across the entire screen.
With the single DMD DLP technology to avoid inherent alignment issues of multiple panels, HT5550 ensures immaculate image integrity and color accuracy. HT5550 generates razor-sharp images and accurate colors devoid of artifacts such as blur, shadowing, and interference patterns for immaculate clarity.
The BenQ 4K optical system uses only the highest grade glass for superior light penetration and realistic image quality. The proprietary low-dispersion lens coatings minimize chromatic aberration, so you can enjoy your favorite 4K UHD content in brilliant clarity.
Color Enhancer modulates complex color algorithms to flawlessly render saturated colors, fine gradients, intermediate hues and subtle pigments.
The Flesh Tone feature prevents discoloration of skin tones from the light of the projection beam, portraying every skin tone in its most beautiful shade.
HT5550’s dustproof matte-black design prevents light leakage and accentuates beautiful aesthetics as well as intuitive functionality.
HT5550 offers H/V lens shift to fit perfectly into any room with a dynamic range of projection distances and heights. And the 1.6X big zoom offers a wide range of throw distances to significantly increase installation flexibility for diverse mounting and placement options, easily turning any space into a truly inspirational home cinema.
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