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Optoma H56 Multimedia Projector

Optoma H56 Multimedia Projector
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Expert review by: Peter Putman (

Optoma H56 DLP front projector


A few weeks later, Optoma's Ken Tompkins suggested I include an H56 as one of eight HDTV monitors and projectors I was planning to set up to watch the 2003 Super Bowl. I took him up on his offer and built a simple, no-frills theater around the...

Oct, 2003

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Aug, 2003

Highly Rated!

Expert review by: Evan Powell (

Optoma H56 Review


Optoma is getting very serious about home theater. The new Optoma H56 is the strongest evidence of that fact to date. We liked what we saw last year in the earlier edition H55, but with the H56 Optoma takes video performance to a whole new level. It is...

Generally we can make a call between two competing products in a given budget range and for a particular application. This time we can't. The H56 and the HT1000 are both giants in price performance. Either one will deliver stunning home theater.

Mar, 2003

Product Specifications

Optoma Technology is an award-winning developer of projection and digital display products for business and home. Optoma's award-winning products combine superior technologies with exceptional engineering and innovation. PRODUCT FEATURES: Best Buy Award from Essential Home Theater Magazine and ZDNet UK Editors' Choice Award Winner; High contrast ratio; Unique color matrix adjustment; Impressive black; HDTV compatible.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:1000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:2000:1
Max Image Size:25ft / 303in
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Max Screen Distance:33ft
Min Image Size:1.8ft / 21.7in
Min Screen Distance:3.7ft
Type:DLP projector


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Optoma Technology
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Optoma H

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:2000hour(s)
Lamp Type:UHP

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Composite video / RGB / S-Video