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  • 8MP Camera
  • 17x optical zoom / 8x digital zoom
  • 2 x HDMI In/Out, 2 x VGA In/Out
  • A3 landscape (297 x 420 mm) (11.7 x 16.5 ins)
  • Frame rate 30fps
  • SDHC (32GB max.)
  • Built-in MIC
  • Built-in speaker
  • 5 Year Warranty
Visualise Ultra detail for easy learning

When it comes to teaching people, it’s often the detail that counts and more is always better. Being able to share your ideas and knowledge with a large audience can be difficult but a huge benefit.

With the New Optoma DC550, you simply position items under the camera, connect it to a projector and show everything on the big screen live as it happens.

Information becomes clear and everyone shares your vision.

The DC550 features a 8-megapixel sensor, 544X total Zoom (17X Optical Zoom / 8X Digital Zoom, 4X Mechanical Zoom)and up to 30 frames-per-second video (at full resolution) for stunning image quality and performance allowing you to see detail often not visible to the human eye.

Take photos or video using the camera function and include them in future presentation – it’s all so easy.

Create more engaging lesson content by easily capturing images, video and audio with the DC550 Document Camera.

You can even take a video of a science experiment with the document camera, save it on your PC/Laptop via USB or save to a SD Card and use it in your next class and students can record their demonstrations during presentations for later review.

The DC550 is powerful, robust and full of useful features that will revolutionise any classroom lessons or meeting room presentations.
DC550 – Enhancing the way we communicate.

Easy operation

The DC550 is simple to use and easy to understand. Just turn on the document camera (visualiser) connect it to a projector or panel and you are ready to go.

Unlike many other document cameras, the main controls are on the base unit, so you can operate the document camera with or without its remote control.

Amazing image quality

Image quality

Display more detail with the 8 megapixel CMOS sensor, 17x optical zoom and 1080i/p output (HDMI) on the DC550.

Exceptionally smooth video performance

Up to 30 frames-per-second video at full resolution.

HDMI in/out

Have a high definition projector or panel? The DC550 has both HDMI in and out, so you can pass-through or go direct with only one cable.

VGA in/out

DC550 also has VGA input and output to allow you to connect to VGA devices, where HDMI is unavailable.

Rotating camera lens

Rotating the camera lens enables easily set up if you doing back projection where the image would be upside down. Just rotate the lens so your image is the correct way up even if it’s behind you. You can also rotate the image in software using SMART DC.

Flexible arm

Smart DC software

Windows PC


By connecting DC550 to a Mac or PC using the supplied USB cable and the Smart DC software, you can instantly share and edit together as a class using the Smart DC software's enhanced drawing and annotation tools. Create video clips for your lessons quickly and easily using the Smart DC recording feature and save to PC, Mac, or SD card.

DC550 can also be used with Skype, allowing you to connect and share your ideas remotely.

Smart DC is compatible with:

  • Mac OSX 10.7 or above.
  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10.
Smart DC

Save images and video to SD card

Easily save images and video directly to SD/SDHC card, and recall your saved content from SD card anytime, without connecting the document camera to a PC or laptop.

Images can be saved at 2, 5 or 8MP for maximum flexibility and image quality.

Flexible arm
Image Dimensions File size
0.8MP 1024 x 678 208Kb
2MP 1600 x 1200 516Kb
5MP 2560 x 1920 1.29Mb
8MP 2560 x 1920 1.29Mb

Image size table (jpg)

Capture it, save it, display it...

By pressing the "SNAP" button on the remote control or base unit, you can instantly save images and video to SD card, and review them immediately using the playback function on the DC550, or store them on your PC/laptop using the supplied USB cable and software.

Flexible folding arm

Capture your images from the perfect angle with the DC550's foldable arm and turnable camera head.

Flexible arm

Picture-in-picture, capture, freeze, rotation, flip

With the DC550 you have ultimate control. Take a freeze frame so that you can hand out the original, compare items using Picture-in-Picture (PiP), rotate and flip the image; it’s all easy for the Optoma DC550 document camera (visualiser).

Record audio and video

The built-in microphone on the DC550 enables you to record video with audio, perfect for creating multimedia content for lessons and student presentations.

LED illumination

The DC550 comes with a highly sensitive camera, able to capture images even in low light. Sometimes though, you still need a little extra illumination, so DC550 comes with eco-friendly LED lamps which are cool to the touch, and may be set to three different brightness levels.

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