Optoma UHL55 vs Optoma EH500 review

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Optoma UHL55
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Optoma UHL55 vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, UHL55 has a total rating of 9 out of 10 versus 7.3 for EH500.

Advantages Optoma UHL55 over Optoma EH500

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHL55
  • Lower power consumption, 170 W vs 380 W
  • UHL55 is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 2500 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Optoma UHL55

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 28 dB

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma UHL55
9
Optoma EH500
7.3
10
7
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Common

Product

Optoma UHL55
Optoma EH500

Model

UHL55
EH500

Brand

Optoma
Optoma

Reviews

68
85

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-200
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.7 - 5.3/2.6 - 17.4
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1500
4700

Contrast ratio

250000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.2:1
1.59:1 - 1.91:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

28
26

Power consumption, W

170
380

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

Bluetooth, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP
Crestron Roomview

Lamp

Lamp type, W

310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

30000
3000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
2

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

2
0

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

8
3

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

23.5 - 28.2

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

21.8 x 13.4 x 21.8/8.6 x 5.3 x 8.6
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
3.8/8.5
Optoma UHL55
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9
  • 7.3
  • 9Optoma UHL55
  • 7.3Optoma EH500

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