True 4K HDR Cinematic Experience
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 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 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.
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.
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.
HDR-PRO: Hyper-Realistic Video
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.
Incorporated Cinematic Aesthetics and Philosophy
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.
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.
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.
Easy 4K Upgrade of BenQ 1080p Projectors
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.)
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.
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 a 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.
VGA (640 x 480) to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
30 Bits (1,07 billion colors)
Light Source Life
Normal 4,000 hours
Economic 10,000 hours
SmartEco 15,000 hours
1.13 - 1.47 (100" @ 8.2 feet)
F/# = 1.9 - 2.47, f = 12 - 15.6 mm
Vertical up to +10% one direction only (no negative shift)
1D, (Auto) Vertical ± 30 degrees
Clear Image Size (Diagonal)
Bright / Vivid TV / Cinema (Rec. 709) / D. Cinema / Silence / User 1 (HDR / HLG / ISF Night / ISF Day / 3D*)
Color Wheel Speed
2D: 96 Hz, 100 Hz, 120 Hz
3D: 120 Hz
USB Type A
X1 (5 V/2.5 A power)
X1 ((Media Reader, FW download)
USB Type mini B
X1 (FW download, service)
Audio out (S/PDIF)
X1 (Only support 2-channel audio)
DC 12V Trigger (3.5mm Jack)
720p 50/60 Hz, 1080i 50/60 Hz, 1080p 24/25/30/50/60 Hz, 2160p 23/24/25/30/60 Hz
Typical Power Consumption
Max 350 W, Normal 340 W, Eco 280 W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5 W Max. at 100 ~ 240 VAC
Acoustic Noise (Typ./Eco.)
Dimension and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)(mm)
Remote Control w/ Battery
Warranty Card (by region)
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)
* In 3D Mode: Resolution is 1920x1080 in 3D Mode.
** The Contrast is measured by Full On Full Off standard.
*** Lamp life results will vary depending on environmental conditions and usage. Actual product's features and specifications are subject to change without notice.