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The W1700 debuted at 1600 Euro including VAT. Minus the 20% tax that's 1280 Euro which is $1475. The HT2550 sold for $1499. With the same math if the W2700 is 1800 Euro including VAT, I expect the HT3550 to sell for $1600-$1700 depending on which way BenQ decides to round up. I think $1599 will be the price. And I think the W5700 will sell for $2500 the same as the JVC LX-UH1.
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The W1700 debuted at 1600 Euro including VAT. Minus the 20% tax that's 1280 Euro which is $1475. The HT2550 sold for $1499. With the same math if the W2700 is 1800 Euro including VAT, I expect the HT3550 to sell for $1600-$1700 depending on which way BenQ decides to round up. I think $1599 will be the price. And I think the W5700 will sell for $2500 the same as the JVC LX-UH1.
Interesting. My question is, what is the $1,000 difference between W2700 & W5700. I know someone had mentioned earlier about placement flexibility. Is that it for the extra $1K?

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Right now JVC LX-UH1 is selling for $2500 cad which is approx $1900 usd. That's a pretty good deal I think.
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Interesting. My question is, what is the $1,000 difference between W2700 & W5700. I know someone had mentioned earlier about placement flexibility. Is that it for the extra $1K?

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Heard from my dealer, he made (a qualified) guess of street price around 2500 Euro.
Expect to be released in February/March here in Europe.
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W5700:
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Heard from my dealer, he made (a qualified) guess of street price around 2500 Euro.
Expect to be released in February/March here in Europe.
Thanks for your response!! What exactly is DCI-P3? This is something along the lines of BT. 2020, correct?

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I think it's gonna be announced on the 10th. Price $1500-$1700.
Is Benq even at CES 2019? For all the anticipation, there's just silence.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DCI-P3

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Is Benq even at CES 2019? For all the anticipation, there's just silence.


My sentiments exactly. I have a window until Jan 31 to return my UHD50 which I am less than thrilled with.

But if Benq isn’t going to make a compelling offer I guess I’m stuck with it.


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Not W2700/HT3550, but somewhat relevant: I just posted my final thoughts an impressions on the BenQ TK800:

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My sentiments exactly. I have a window until Jan 31 to return my UHD50 which I am less than thrilled with.

But if Benq isn’t going to make a compelling offer I guess I’m stuck with it.


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I sadly returned the uhd50, Now using a 27" monitor till Benq announces the ht3550 . XD
Don't really like Optoma 1yr warranty kinda bs.
Hoping Benq ht3550 has 2yrs+, if not i'll just go with the ht2050a .
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I sadly returned the uhd50, Now using a 27" monitor till Benq announces the ht3550 . XD
Don't really like Optoma 1yr warranty kinda bs.
Hoping Benq ht3550 has 2yrs+, if not i'll just go with the ht2050a .
yah now that I've seen 4k I can't go back...even if the PJ sounds like a broken refrigerator.
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yah now that I've seen 4k I can't go back...even if the PJ sounds like a broken refrigerator.
I've seen some very-early comparisons of the HT3550 vs the UHD51A. I don't know what you paid for the Optoma... but my initial impressions is that you should get the packing tape ready for the Optoma.

Also if you are more interested in the 'bright variant', like Sage mentioned, there will be a more refined version of the TK800 name the TK800M. Better lens. Same DMD as HT3550. The TK800M will settle in as the entry option for BenQ's 4K lineup. I have the TK800 and have never had the issue of noise you are experiencing. The HT3550 and TKxxx will round out the consumer 4K lineup for BenQ as their flagship consumer/retail 4K Home Theater and Home Entertainment options.

You'll have options soon.
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yah now that I've seen 4k I can't go back...even if the PJ sounds like a broken refrigerator.
Yea im still not 100% sure XD if i go back to the uhd50 or ht2050a time will tell .

All i know the uhd50 at 4k was amazing .
I was watching the blacklist on netflix it exceeded my expectation .
I did noticed that red was to red It was probably hdr .

but i do want to paint my screen Silver or grey.


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I've seen some very-early comparisons of the HT3550 vs the UHD51A. I don't know what you paid for the Optoma... but my initial impressions is that you should get the packing tape ready for the Optoma.



Also if you are more interested in the 'bright variant', like Sage mentioned, there will be a more refined version of the TK800 name the TK800M. Better lens. Same DMD as HT3550. The TK800M will settle in as the entry option for BenQ's 4K lineup. I have the TK800 and have never had the issue of noise you are experiencing. The HT3550 and TKxxx will round out the consumer 4K lineup for BenQ as their flagship consumer/retail 4K Home Theater and Home Entertainment options.



You'll have options soon.


Not unless they decide to do a lower cost shorter throw version of the HT2550. Like $1200 and 1.15 throw

I spent $1200 on my UHD50 and i agonized over the decision for multiple days.

Trading up to something more expensive is not a consideration for me.


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There won't be.

However you can expect current stock of HT2550 to go down in price at retailers as an outdated model. I'm not aware of any plans to refresh the HT2550 like the TK800M.

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However you can expect current stock of HT2550 to go down in price at retailers as an outdated model. I'm not aware of any plans to refresh the HT2550 like the TK800M.


Well that bums me out. The UHD50 will stay put in that case.


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Yea im still not 100% sure XD if i go back to the uhd50 or ht2050a time will tell .

All i know the uhd50 at 4k was amazing .
I was watching the blacklist on netflix it exceeded my expectation .
I did noticed that red was to red It was probably hdr .

but i do want to paint my screen Silver or grey.


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^ not sure what was going .
I've had a gray screen in the past and I really enjoyed it. You need to make you have the lumens, though. Grey screen will improve the darks, but also cuts down the brights as well. My recommendation is that if you are in a situation with ambient light as it is, pair a gray screen with a brighter PJ like the TK800. Throw that guy in Football mode, set the gamma to BenQ and you'll have the brightness and contrast I think you'll really enjoy.

I would only pair a gray screen with a projector like the HT3550 if the screen size is less than 120" and ambient light is limited.

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Hopefully we'll know more about models and price points by Jan 30 so you'll feel good about your decision either way.

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I've had a gray screen in the past and I really enjoyed it. You need to make you have the lumens, though. Grey screen will improve the darks, but also cuts down the brights as well. My recommendation is that if you are in a situation with ambient light as it is, pair a gray screen with a brighter PJ like the TK800. Throw that guy in Football mode, set the gamma to BenQ and you'll have the brightness and contrast I think you'll really enjoy.

I would only pair a gray screen with a projector like the HT3550 if the screen size is less than 120" and ambient light is limited.
Yea if the ht3550 has around the same throw as the uhd50 that will probably be my new pj.
Since i only have around 9.5ft max for 100"
wanted to go for the epson 5040ub but its too big . 20.5 x 17.7 x 7.6 in
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I've seen some very-early comparisons of the HT3550 vs the UHD51A. I don't know what you paid for the Optoma... but my initial impressions is that you should get the packing tape ready for the Optoma.

Also if you are more interested in the 'bright variant', like Sage mentioned, there will be a more refined version of the TK800 name the TK800M. Better lens. Same DMD as HT3550. The TK800M will settle in as the entry option for BenQ's 4K lineup. I have the TK800 and have never had the issue of noise you are experiencing. The HT3550 and TKxxx will round out the consumer 4K lineup for BenQ as their flagship consumer/retail 4K Home Theater and Home Entertainment options.

You'll have options soon.
Where is possible to read this reviews ? I've paid 1200€ for my UHD51a and I have time to return it until January 31 and I'm very interested to make a decision soon...
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Where is possible to read this reviews ? I've paid 1200€ for my UHD51a and I have time to return it until January 31 and I'm very interested to make a decision soon...
Reviews are not out yet as BenQ has not delivered official Sample Units to reviewers yet. Hopefully by end of month, but that could change.

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BenQ had a press conference in China today announcing their new 2019 4K projectors. Surprised no US announcement yet but should be coming soon I would think.

http://m.ccidnet.com/pcarticle/10449900
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Yea if the ht3550 has around the same throw as the uhd50 that will probably be my new pj.
Since i only have around 9.5ft max for 100"
wanted to go for the epson 5040ub but its too big . 20.5 x 17.7 x 7.6 in
The HT3550 can produce a 110" image with the lens at 9'1" from the screen.

At that size, I think a gray screen would be fine...

YES the 5040ub is HUGE. I had its identical brother, The Epson 4000 and pictures don't do justice how big it actually is. The 5040 is a great projector, though. I just wish it didn't have a gimpy HDMi chipset. Also, in your situation the biggest image you can get at 9'1" with the Epson 5040 is 89"

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BenQ had a press conference in China today announcing their new 2019 4K projectors. Surprised no US announcement yet but should be coming soon I would think.

http://m.ccidnet.com/pcarticle/10449900
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In this conference it looks like that highlighted their flagship models in each Home Theater Market; entry ($1,000-2,000), mid ($2,000-$5,000), and high end ($5,000)

They don't roadmap the variants of the flagships, ie: HT9060 and 2nd Gen TK800
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The HT3550 can produce a 110" image with the lens at 9'1" from the screen.

At that size, I think a gray screen would be fine...

YES the 5040ub is HUGE. I had its identical brother, The Epson 4000 and pictures don't do justice how big it actually is. The 5040 is a great projector, though. I just wish it didn't have a gimpy HDMi chipset. Also, in your situation the biggest image you can get at 9'1" with the Epson 5040 is 89"
according to projectorcentral the 5040ub would do 100" @ 9ft.10"
That i think i could of done if the projector was around 1ft. since the room is 11ft wide .
since the ub5040 is almost 2ft yea thats a no no.

so yea just waiting to click buy on the ht3550.!!!!!

What i would say to the people that has the uhd50 if your not in a rush , Just return it & give benq 1 month .
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I would only pair a gray screen with a projector like the HT3550 if the screen size is less than 120" and ambient light is limited.
Why do you say that? Do you think it'll hurt the brights to much? I only ask because I'm planning to pair the HT3550 with a 120" grey screen. Luckily my room is pretty well light controlled.
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Why do you say that? Do you think it'll hurt the brights to much? I only ask because I'm planning to pair the HT3550 with a 120" grey screen. Luckily my room is pretty well light controlled.
It only affects the brights if you are spreading the lumens too thin as it is. using the HT2550 as my tested reference, I found it to be just bright enough on a white 1.0 gain screen at 160". I'd have to measure to test for sure, but anecdotally, my guess is that a 120" gray screen will be as bright as a 160" 1.0 gain white screen. However, with the gray screen you do get that added darkness and punchiness. I think you'll be just fine with a gray screen at 120" in a light controlled room.

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post #358 of 5331 Old 01-10-2019, 03:53 PM
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Thanks for your response!! What exactly is DCI-P3? This is something along the lines of BT. 2020, correct?

Thanks!
Short answer: the wider colorpace used in commercial cinemas and UHD movies today, packed in a BT2020 container (but actual contents rarely reach above 95% P3).
BT2020 covers even wider colorspace than P3, but no TV/projector can display it (yet).

I'm getting very curious about the W5700. I'm dreaming of the new JVC N5 or N7, but I cant justify the expenses right now. The W5700 might be in my price range.
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Hmmm... If either of them are suggnifigantly better than the tk800/ht2550, the timing might work for me and my build. It would be nice if they release more info and get them ready to ship by say the middle of next month.
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post #360 of 5331 Old 01-10-2019, 11:22 PM
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Well sadly I am returning my TK800.

I love everything about it except 3D. I watched a few movies and no matter what the picture is a tiny bit blurry and the color is off, like no contrast. That weird green tint is always there.

I hooked up my HD142X again to compare even using DLP Link and sure enough the color is better, contrast much better, and picture is more clear.

Sucks too because I love the 4K HDR presentation.

Anyone have any idea if these new BenQ units will rid the green tint and have a better 3D presentation? I think it's gotta be the DMD on the clarity.


Edit: @sage11x and @Dave in Green

You guys are research nuts. Looking at specs of TK800 it says it displays 3D at 720p. But the specs for the Optoma UHD51ALV which is the same thing rgbwrgbw xpr .47 DMD says it does 3D at 1080p

Is their a way to confirm this and if so is there a reason for it?

Will this PJ in the thread title have 1080p 3D without the weird green tint?

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