Deal: Mitsubishi HC5500 1080p Projector - $1,695 has Mitsubishi's 1080p HC5500 projector on sale, and with a $500 rebate ready to be snapped up.
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Mitsubishi’s HC5500 1080p LCD projector
November 07, 2008 by Arlen Schweiger

The Projector People are at it again, this time serving up some 1080p projection at a very attractive price.

The model is Mitsubishi’s HC5500 LCD projector, featuring full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080. has a nice $500 rebate that lowers the price to $1,995, and when you do the “click for our price” thing it gets dropped to $1,695—not a bad way to enter the 1080p projection fray.

Here are some other tasty specs for the HC5500:

  • 1200 lumens brightness
  • 14000:1 contrast ratio
  • Hollywood Quality Video (HQV) processing
  • 19 dBA super-quiet noise level
  • Motorized up-down 50% lens shift
  • 2-year warranty

Inputs include a pair of HDMI 1.3 ports, plus component, S-video, composite, and RS-232 serial input.

The projector weighs 12.3 pounds, and can produce an image 50 to 250 inches. The mail-in rebate offer is good through December 31, 2008, so you can go ahead and add it to the holiday shopping list.

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Arlen Schweiger - Contributor, Electronic House Magazine
Arlen writes about home technology installations and product news and reviews for and Electronic House magazine.

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