Price $ 1499
Get ready for true 4K HDR projector experience 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 DCI-P3 color space with film-like texture and playback as directors envisioned, BenQ HT3550 4K HDR CinePrime Projector with CinematicColor™ technology ushers awe-inspiring movie magic into your personal AV room.
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.
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.
BenQ HDR Projector
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.)
By incorporating the Imaging Science Foundation’s highly reputed ISFccc® Certified Visual Calibration, the image and color performance can be customized for any space, along with pre-set light balance modes for day and night.
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 4K HDR Projector
HDR brightness optimization keeps ideal high contrast while projecting different image sizes and various screen gains most commonly used in home theater, ensuring greater contrast range and superior image quality when HDR mode is activated.
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.
Reveals wide-ranging colors and subtle details in movies utilizing 100% Rec.709 color gamut, to showcase the finest SDR content in a comfortable AV room environment.
Provides the highest dynamic contrast and true color reproduction based on HDR-PRO technology and DCI-P3 color gamut (up to 95% DCI-P3 color coverage), ideal for 4K HDR Blu-rays and streaming HLG content in comfortable AV room settings.
Heightened brightness to reproduce Rec. 709 color accuracy for enjoying SDR movies in higher ambient brightness.
Designed for watching 4K HDR Blu-rays and streaming HLG content based on Rec. 709 and HDR-PRO technology in higher brightness environments.
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.
DLP 4K UHD Projector
Non-DLP 4K UHD Projector
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.
DLP 4K UHD Projector
Non-DLP 4K UHD Projector
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.
Low Dispersion Lens
Non-Low Dispersion Lens
Low Dispersion Lens
Non-Low Dispersion Lens
CinemaMaster™ Video+ turns any room into a world-class home theater with video-enhancing technologies sure to please even the most critical movie enthusiasts.
4K Pixel Enhancer is a motion-adaptive, edge enhancement feature that detects changes in color between an object and its background to produce sharp edges and precise surface textures.
Inserting 36 interpolated frames between sequences to produce seamless, vivid 60 frames-per-second videos, Motion Enhancer eliminates laggy images, jittery playback, and blurry shadows.
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
Immersive bass and high-frequency performance for authentic real-world cinema presence.
Powerful bass and crisp highs to feel heart-pounding excitement of intense gameplay.
Smoothly balanced performance for immersive live reproduction of music and concerts.
Enhanced mid-frequency and vocals to jump into sports action without missing any detail from announcers.
EQ algorithms can be individually customized to maximize rich bass and crisp highs to immerse you in total entertainment.
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.
Throw Distance Calculator
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.
USB Type-A 3.0 Port
USB Type-A 3.0 that can transfer data at up to 5 Gbit/s, which is about 10 times faster than the USB 2.0 standard.
USB Media Reader for Sharing without Cables
HT3550’s lets users easily project content from removable disk directly without any hassle cable with high speed transmission. Supporting a wide range of files including video, audio, picture.
Effortless Maintenance of Firmware Upgrades
HT3550’s USB upgrade capability keeps it operating at peak efficiency with the latest firmware, providing both simple operation and effortless maintenance.