Optoma Adds UHZ55 4K, 3,000-Lumen Laser Light Source Projector for Work-From-Home

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Optoma introduced the Optoma UHZ55, a 4K, 3,000 lumen, 2,500,000:1 contrast ratio laser light source projector aimed at home entertainment, gaming and work-from-home.  The UHZ55 can handle a refresh rate of 240Hz at 1080p for PC gaming and it uses Texas Instruments DLP technology and Optoma’s DuraCore laser technology for up to “30,000 hours of maintenance-free use.”

The UHZ55 features HDR10 and HLG support along with DCI-P3 WCG, and PureMotion MEMC technology to eliminate motion blurring. And, its WiSA HT certified for a wireless audio excellence and works with other WiSA-certified products.

With the Creative Cast app, users can screen mirror content from a smartphone, tablet or laptop directly to the UHZ55.

Features of the Optoma UHZ55 include:

  • Resolution: 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
  • Brightness: 3,000 ANSI lumens
  • Contrast Ratio: 2,500,000:1
  • Light source: DuraCore laser light source with up to 30,000 hours of maintenance-free operation (in Eco Mode)
  • Noise level: 27 dB (in Eco Mode)
  • Built-in Enhanced Gaming Mode with 4ms response time in 1080p at 240Hz and 16.9ms response time in 4K at 60Hz
  • Media Player: Built in and supports 4K HDR and HLG
  • Built-in Speaker: 2x10W speakers
  • I/Os: Three HDMI 2.0 ports, one HDMI 2.0 port with eARC, HDCP 2.2 support for Enhanced Gaming; three USB-A 2.0 ports with two for USB Media Flash Drives and WiFi dongle and one for power 1.5A; Audio & S/PDIF out; RS232; RJ45; 12V Trigger and 3D Sync
  • Wireless Operating Frequency: Dual-Band 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz Wi-Fi