Optoma ML500 3D Ready DLP Projector - 720p - HDTV - 16:10 - ML500

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on 4/19/2012

I use this for giving training and to DJ company events. So the big things for me are easy setup, portability and sturdiness. This projector easily meets those conditions. The bonus features are the HDMI input, WXGA wide-screen format support and ability to display content off a SD card. For the price I would have like something better than a one year warranty. An RF remote would have been nice too. Pointing a infrared remote is a hassle.

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Great projector!

by Joel Enriquez on 8/13/2012

I bought this Optoma ML500 projector for personal use in my house. It is the perfect size for mounting in a small space. I mounted in my game room so that I could watch videos while I'm playing pool. I mounted it in the middle of the room and it filled up the whole end wall. The clarity of the images is great when used with a blue-ray player. Don't make the mistake I did and hook it up to a regular dvd player because I initially thought it was the projector that was giving me subpar clarity. Once I hooked it up to my blue-ray player I saw the true quality of this projector. I am extremely satisfied with this purchase.

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Product Overview

Road-warrior professionals will love the Optoma ML500 LED portable projector for its compact size and powerful features which support powerful and effective presentations in a variety of environments without complexity. Meanwhile, small office and home office users presenting to small groups can meet their projection needs without the cost and complexity of an installation projector. Home users will appreciate the opportunity to take their entertainment with them-or quickly set up an impromptu backyard theater.

The ML500 is designed to be simple to use. The built-in Office viewer delivers PC-free projection of Microsoft Office documents, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. from onboard memory, SD cards, or USB flash drives. USB display provides quick, easy projection from laptops. An HDMI connector lets the projector connect readily to the broadest possible range of devices. Auto Keystone automatically optimizes the image shape for non-standard projection setups. Instant On/Off minimizes time to projection.


Manufacturer Optoma
Mfg Part# ML500
SKU 223322588
UPC 796435417215
UPC 14 00796435417215
Product Type DLP Projector / DLP Projector
Native Resolution 1280 x 800 / 1280 x 800
Green Compliant Yes / Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority WEEE / WEEE
Normal Mode Lamp Life 20000 Hour / 20000 Hour
Standard Mode Brightness 500 lm / 500 lm
Graphic Mode WXGA / WXGA
Maximum Projection Distance 18 ft / 18 ft
Native Aspect Ratio 16:10 / 16:10
Vertical Keystone Correction -40°/+40° / -40°/+40°
USB Yes / Yes
HDMI Yes / Yes
Operating Power Consumption 120 W / 120 W
Video Signal Standard HDTV / HDTV
Number of HDMI Ports 1 / 1
Composite Video Yes / Yes
Video Signal Format NTSC / NTSC / PAL / PAL
Input Scan Format 720p / 720p
Output Scan Format 720p / 720p
3D Type 3D Ready / 3D Ready
VGA In Yes / Yes
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) / Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
Height 1.7" / 1.7"
Width 8.7" / 8.7"
Depth 6.7" / 6.7"
Certifications & Standards FCC / FCC
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1080
Brand Name Optoma / Optoma
Contrast Ratio 3,000:1 / 3,000:1
Manufacturer Optoma Technology / Optoma Technology
Product Model ML500 / ML500
Product Name ML500 DLP Projector / ML500 DLP Projector
Diagonal Image Size 180" / 180"
Lamp Type LED / LED
Manufacturer Part Number ML500 / ML500
Projection Method Ceiling / Ceiling / Front / Front / Rear / Rear
Package Contents ML500 DLP ProjectorRemote ControlBattery for RemoteVGA CableAC Power CordType A to Mini USB CableCarrying CaseQuick Start CardWarranty Card / ML500 DLP ProjectorRemote ControlBattery for RemoteVGA CableAC Power CordType A to Mini USB CableCarrying CaseQuick Start CardWarranty Card
Limited Warranty 1 Year / 1 Year
Throw Ratio 1.4:1 Distance:Width / 1.4:1 Distance:Width
Weight (Approximate) 2.43 lb / 2.43 lb
Product Attributes
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
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