NEO P550

Efficient Performance, Optimal Value.

The Optrel Neo P550 combines the advantages of the proven 550 helmet shell with the newest ADF technology from Optrel.

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A classic with the latest ADF technology.

Experience true color vision in a mid-price helmet, with a new efficient energy concept that keeps it action-ready, and reaction time of only 0.1ms the NEO P550 is the perfect protection and comfort for your eyes.

New Energy Concept

Radically more energy efficient electronic system includes a “super sleep” mode for longer between battery changes.

True Colour

Specially developed UV/IR filter allows for realistic colour perception bringing colour to the welder’s world

Delay Function

ADF stays momentarily closed after shutdown of welding arc to protect eyes from strong afterglow


One of the lightest auto-darkening helmets available, neck and head strain is minimised for all day wear.

Seamless Shade Adjustment

The perfect solution for all popular welding applications with seamless shade level adjustment from shades 9 through 13.

Comfort Headband

Offers an optimized weight balance to protect your neck and back for reduced strain

Technical Data

Shade levels

  • inactive: shade level 4
  • active: shade levels 9-13

Power supply

Solar cells, 2 pcs batteries 3V exchangeable (CR2032)


3 sensors

Switching time

  • bright to dark: 0.100 ms at room temperature / 0.100 ms at 55°C
  • dark to bright: 0.05 s to 1.0 s

EN379 classification

  • Optical class: 1
  • Scattered light: 1
  • Homogeneity: 1
  • Angular dependence: 2

Shape stability

  • Welding mask: up to 220 °C
  • Front cover lens: up to 137 °C

Operating temperature

-10°C to + 70°C

Storage temperature

-20°C to + 70°C


495 g

Suitable For

  • Electrode Welding (Stick Welding, SMAW)
  • GMAW High melting rate process
  • Flux Cored Wire Welding
  • TIG Welding (GTAW)
  • Plasma Arc Welding
  • Micro Plasma Arc Welding
  • Plasma Cutting


CE, ANSI, EAC, AS/NZS, Complies with CSA Z94.3

PAPR Option


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