BenQ HT3550: True 4K w/ DCI-P3/Rec.709 Gamuts and HDR-PRO
Reproduce Details for Cinematic Senses with True 4K HDR
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, this BenQ HT3550 4K HDR CinePrime Projector with CinematicColor™ technology ushers awe-inspiring movie magic into your personal AV room.
- True 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160) resolution with 8.3M Pixels!
- BenQ CinematicColor™ for accurate Industry DCI-P3 / Rec.709 Color Gamuts
- HDR-PRO™ projector-optimized HDR technology w/ HDR10 / HLG support
CinematicColor™ for Colors as 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.
BenQ CinematicColor™ Technology
Color wheel uses precise nanometer-level references to test over 20 combinations of angle and coatings.
Super-Wide DCI-P3 Color Rivaling Digital Cinemas
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.
DCI-P3 is often referred to as a "wide gamut," DCI-P3's range is 26% larger than sRGB / Rec.709.
Enhanced Color Mapping for Reproduction of Natural Hues
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
Factory Calibrated Out-of-the-Box Color Accuracy
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.)
ISFccc® Certified Visual Calibration
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.
Hyper-Realistic Video Quality with HDR-PRO™
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.
Optimized Movie Modes for Tailored Home Cinema
To achieve fully personalized home cinema experiences, HT3550’s optimized movie modes are tailored to provide authentic cinematic colors as directors intended in environments including professional AV rooms and living spaces.
Authentic Cinema Reproduction for Dark Rooms
- D.Cinema Mode
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.
- HDR Mode (Wide Color Gamut Enabled)
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
Big-Screen Movie Experiences for Living Rooms
- Cinema Mode
Heightened brightness to reproduce Rec. 709 color accuracy for enjoying SDR movies in higher ambient brightness
- HDR Mode
Designed for watching 4K HDR Blu-rays and streaming HLG content based on Rec. 709 and HDR-PRO technology in higher brightness environments
Film-Like Motion for Cinematic Rhythm
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.
The Art and Craft of True 4K UHD
4K UHD: True 8.3 Million Pixel Perfection
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.
Four times the resolution of Full HD 1080p, 4K UHD reduces pixel blur for awe-inspiring clarity and crisply defined fine details.
Precision 10-Element 8-Group All Glass 4K-optimized Lens Array
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.
Unparalleled Audiovisual Experience
CinemaMaster Video+ for Majestic Scenes
CinemaMaster™ Video+ turns any room into a world-class home theater with video-enhancing technologies sure to please even the most critical movie enthusiasts.
CinemaMaster Audio+ 2 for Massive Sound
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.
Flexible Adjustment for Screen Alignment
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.
- USB Type-A 3.0 Port
With a data transfer of up to 5 Gbit/s, ~10x 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.
Rear I/O Ports
|Make and Model
|BenQ True 4K UHD Projector w/ HDR PRO
|4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160)
|2,000 ANSI Lumens
|30bit - 1.07 Billion Colors
|6 Segment RGBRGB Color Wheel
|F = 1.9 ~ 2.47, f = 12.0 ~ 15.6mm
|Native 16:9 (5 aspect ratio selectable)
|Image Size (Diagonal)
|30" ~ 200"
Manual Vertical ±30°
|4,000 / 10,000 / 15,000 hours
|VGA (640 x 480) to 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160)
|15kHz ~ 135KHz
|Vertical Scan Rate
|23Hz ~ 120Hz
Cinema (Rec. 709)
User 1 (HDR / HLG / ISF Night / ISF Day / 3D)
|2x 5W Chamber Speakers
|2x HDMI 2.0b ports w/ HDCP 2.2
1x USB Type A (5Vdc @ 2.5A, 12.5W) port, ideal for Chromecast, etc.
1x USB Type-A port, for Data, Media, etc.
1x USB Mini B) port for Data & service access
1x 3.5mm 12Vdc Trigger jack
2x IR Blaster Sensors (Front / Top)
1x S/PDIF 2.0 Channel Audio
|Arabic / Bulgarian / Croatian / Czech / Danish / Dutch / English / Finnish / French / German / Greek / Hindi / Hungarian / Italian / Indonesian / Japanese / Korean / Norwegian / Polish / Portuguese / Romanian / Russian / Simplified Chinese / Spanish / Swedish / Turkish / Thai & Traditional Chinese (28 Languages)
|720p @ 50 / 60Hz
1080i @ 50 / 60Hz
1080p @ 24 / 25 / 30 / 50 / 60Hz
2160p @ 23 / 24 / 25 / 30 / 60Hz
|30 / 28 dBA
|AC 100 ~240Vac, 50 / 60Hz
|380 x 127 x 263mm