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BenQ HT3550 True 4K HDR XPR Home Theater Projector (White)
BenQ HT3550 True 4K HDR XPR Home Theater Projector (White)

BenQ HT3550 True 4K HDR XPR Home Theater Projector (White) Available on May 8, 2019

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BenQ HT3550 True 4K HDR XPR Home Theater Projector (White)

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.

  • True 4K UHD resolution with 8.3M pixels

  • BenQ CinematicColor™ for Industry DCI-P3/Rec.709 color space

  • HDR-PRO™ projector-optimized HDR technology (HDR10/HLG support)

Reproduce Details for Cinematic Senses with True 4K HDR

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 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™ 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.




Super-Wide DCI-P3 Color Rivaling Digital Cinemas

Enhancing optimal colors for precise picture quality, BenQ CinematicColor™ technologyreachAmerican 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 accuracyashow the directors have originally envisioned.


DCI-P3 Color


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.

Enhanced Color Mapping


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.)

Factory Calibrated


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 withpre-setlight balance modes for day and night.




Hyper-Realistic Video Quality with HDR-PROTM

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.


Supercharged by HDR10 & HLG

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.


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 1080p SDR content in a comfortable AV room environment.

D.Cinema Mode

HDR Mode (Wide Color Gamut Enabled)

Provides the highest dynamic contrast and true color reproduction based on HDR-PRO technology and 95% DCI-P3 color gamut, ideal for 4K HDR Blu-rays and streaming HLG content in comfortable AV room settings.

 HDR Mode (Wide Color Gamut Enabled)

Big-Screen Movie Experiences for Living Rooms

Cinema Mode

Heightened brightness to reproduce Rec. 709 color accuracy for enjoying 1080p movies in higher ambient brightness.

 cinema mode


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.

 HDR Mode


Film-Like Motion for Cinematic Rhythm

To enjoy the authentic movie shot exactly as the director intended, W2700 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.



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.

Hassle-free Integrated Zoom Adjustment

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.


Zoom Adjustment




Lens Shift and 1.3X Big Zoom

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, easily turning any space into a truly inspirational home cinema.

Vertical lens shift

Auto Vertical Keystone for Easy Setup with Perfect Alignment

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.

Vertical keystone function


Environmental Notice

Lamp in this product contains mercury. To dispose of the product or used lamps, consult your local environment authorities for regulations.

Projection SystemDLP
Native Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Brightness (ANSI Lumens)2000 ANSI Lumens
Contrast Ratio30,000:1
Display Color30 Bits (1.07 billion colors)
Rec. 709 Coverage96% (Color Wheel: RGBRGB)
SpeakerChamber Speaker 5W x 2
Aspect RatioNative 16:9      (6 aspect ratio selectable) 
Throw Ratio1.13 - 1.47 (100" @ 2.5 m)

Image Size


Zoom Ratio1.3x
DMD Type0.47"
Lamp Life (Normal/ Economic/ SmartEco/ LampSave/)*

Normal 4,000 hours

Economic 10,000 hours

SmartEco 15,000 hours

Operating Temperature32 - 104 degrees (Fahrenheit)
Projection Offset110%
Resolution SupportVGA (640 x 480) to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) 
Horizontal Frequency15K-135KHz
Vertical Scan Rate23K-120Hz
InterfaceHDMI-1 (HDMI 2.0 & HDCP 2.2) x 1 
HDMI-2 (HDMI 1.4a & HDCP 1.4) x 1 
USB Type A (1.5A power) x 1 
USB Type mini B (service) x 1 
Audio in (Mini Jack) x 1
Audio out (Mini Jack) x 1
RS232 in (DB-9 pin, Male) x 1
IR Reciever (Front & Top) x 1
Computer in (D sub 15pin, Female) x 1
DC 12V Trigger (3.5mm Jack) x1
Dimensions (W x H x D mm)13.9 x 5.31 x 10.71 inches
HDTV Compatibility720p 50/60Hz, 1080i 50/60Hz, 1080p 24/25/30/50/60Hz, 2160p 23/24/25/30/60Hz
Video CompatibilityNTSC, PAL, SECAM
Weight4.2 kg (9.2 lbs)
Audible Noise Level (Normal/ Economic Mode)33 / 29 dBA
Power SupplyVAC 100 ~ 240 (50/60 Hz)
Power ConsumptionMax 350W, Normal 340W, Eco 280W
On-Screen Display Languages

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)

Accessories (Standard)Remote Control w/ Battery x 1 (5J.JKC06.001)
Power Cord x 1 (10 feet)
User Manual CD
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Lens Cover
Accessories (Optional)Spare Lamp Kit  (5J.JKC05.001)
DLP 3D Glasses 

*Lamp life results will vary depending on environmental conditions and usage. Actual product's features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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