Price $ 1699
Sharp picture quality with true 4K UHD 3840x2160 resolution with 8.3M pixels
95% DCI-P3/100% Rec.709 color gamut for accurate color
HDR-PRO™ w/ dynamic iris for deeper black and more detail
BenQ HT3550 4K HDR CinePrime Projector with CinematicColor™ technology brings movie magic into your media room. The ability to display 95% of DCI-P3 color space gives you the visual experience directors envisioned.
CinematicColor™ technology utilizes optimal colors to bring out accurate and enhanced images. CinematicColor’s super wide DCI-P3 color space (covering far greater visible spectrum than Rec. 709), high native ANSI contrast ratio and ISFccc certified calibration ensure incredible image performances and deliver detailed, sharp and crisp visuals to accompany your pro cinema enjoyment.
True colors evoke feelings of sorrow, joy, romance and thrills by preserving the original image. BenQ home cinema projectors embody our belief to “Convey the truest color and impart the deepest feelings to the viewer.” Our THX and ISF dual-certified engineers deliver 100% Rec. 709 color gamut for perfect color consistency. Our top projectors achieve the DCI-P3 wide color gamut, and only BenQ provides calibration reports, proving Delta E* performance less than 3 to reproduce authentic colors of Hollywood films.
Enhancing optimal colors for precise picture quality, BenQ CinematicColor™ technology reach American film industry’s 95% super wide DCI-P3 color space, covering far greater visible spectrum than Rec. 709. With DCI-P3, HT3550 perfectly reproduces authentic cinematic quality with wide and precise color accuracy as how the directors have originally envisioned.
Unlike other projectors with biased color temperature and oversaturated greens and reds, BenQ Enhanced Color Mapping technology performs precision color rendition to unleash breathtaking visuals with perfectly lifelike colors automatically tuned to reflect nature when viewing DCI-P3 4K Blu-ray movies.
Using special instruments and software, HT3550 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 ITU-R Rec.709. All data from multiple interfaces is compiled for individual factory calibration reports, guaranteeing 100% Rec.709 with Delta E<3*, also implement an optimal DCI-P3 color table by BenQ exclusive CinematicColor technology 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.)
BenQ exclusive HDR-PRO technology enhances the 4K HDR viewing experience. Improved balance of brightness and color means better HDR performance than HDR 10. The enhanced tone mapping of HDR-PRO offers greater contrast range and more vivid detail from 4K Blu-rays and streaming content for unparalleled enjoyment.
A common complaint of HDR projectors is loss of detail and incorrect greyscales in dark content. BenQ Enhanced Cinema-Optimized Tone Mapping fixes this in two ways. Dynamic Iris controls the amount of light throughout the optical system for ideal contrast. Dynamic Black™ analyzes individual scenes, then customizes brightness levels for optimal light output and contrast. The result is clear, subtle detail in shadows without washing out bright scenes.
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 a fully personalized cinematic atmosphere, HT3550’s provides optimized movie modes tailored for home theater and film-like motion as the directors intended. Sit back and enjoy Apple TV 4K and Netflix 4K in your home theater.
To enjoy the authentic movie shot exactly as the director intended, HT3550 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, HT3550 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 10-element lens array is structured into eight 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, HT3550 ensures immaculate image integrity and color accuracy. HT3550 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.
Upgraded with dramatically wider frequency range from stereo 10-watt audio housed in a resonant sound chamber for deep bass and soaring highs, BenQ CinemaMaster Audio+ 2 audio-enhancing technology also provides exclusive EQ algorithms for pure clarity and sensual sound quality as used by Hollywood studios.
Custom-tuned sound modes adjust audio characteristics to deliver ideal audiovisual experiences for any type of entertainment, as if you were there live
HT3550’s lightweight design and sleek, compact profile accentuates beautiful aesthetics as well as intuitive functionality. HT3550 delivers cinematic wonder in any space with powerful short throw, 1.3X big zoom, with vertical lens shift and for hassle-free installation.
Focusing automatically regardless of screen size variations, HT3550’s zoom system adjusts to follow focus adjustments, optimizing the zoom ratio to deliver visually perfect focus without blemish for high-precision clarity at every corner of the image simultaneously.
HT3550 offers vertical lens shift +10% to fit perfectly into any room with a dynamic range of projection distances and heights. And the 1.3X big zoom offers a wide range of throw distances to significantly increase installation flexibility for diverse mounting and placement options. It facilitates especially the same ceiling mount, screen with similar throw ratio and hassle-free upgrade to the 4K HT3550 without screen size and throw distance calculations required.
*Easy 4K upgrade for BenQ’s W1070, W1090, W1110, W2000.
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Countering the trapezoid effect when the projector must be placed off-center, such as simple placement on top of a table, the vertical keystone function adjusts the image for a professionally squared image. Keystone correction makes it simple to project ideally aligned images from a variety of locations.