new design.

efficient performance.

optimal price.

  • Shade Level Range 9 to 13
  • True Color View on all Shade Levels
  • New Energy Concept for 3.000 hours of Work

A classic with newest ADF technology.

The optrel p550 is one of the best-selling welding helmets from optrel. With its new ADF technology it now gets even better.


True Color View

The specially developed UV/IR filter allows a realistic perception of colors, at long last bringing color into the world of the welder.

New Energy Concept

With its radically more energy efficient electronic system including a „Super-Sleep-Mode“ the neo p550 stays ready to use for approximately 3,000 hours without changing batteries.

The welder‘s normal world:
environment in green shades with low contrast levels.



Color spectrum of a standard ADF:

The optrel revolution:
finally experience true color view during the whole welding process.



Color spectrum of the optrel neo p550 with true color view:

neo p550

new. efficient. optimal.

The optrel neo p550 combines the advantages of the proven p550 helmet shell with the newest ADF technology from optrel. Experience true color vision in a mid-price helmet. With a new efficient energy concept that keeps it action-ready for 3,000 hours. And a reaction time of only 0.1 ms after striking a welding arc. Perfect protection and comfort for your eyes!

Fields of Application

  • Elektrode 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



neo p550 black
neo p550 black with hard hat
neo p550 green
neo p550 carbon
Article Nr. Description Units Image
5002.900 parking buddy for weldcap and optrel welding helmets 1
8000.100 Helmet backpack - black/green 1
5000.250 Front cover lens p500 (The original is packaged and protected with a green protective foil) 5
5000.001 Clear inside cover lens, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 (The original is packaged and protected with a green protective foil) 5
5004.020 comfort band for headband 2
5004.073 Sweatband 2
5001.650 Helmet shell neo p550 black
5001.651 Helmet shell neo p550 carbon
5001.661 Helmet shell neo p550 green
5012.700 Replacement cartridge p550 1
5003.250 Head band 1
5002.049 Quarter turn bolt for headband 2
5000.862 Potentiometer knob OSC & p550 10
5000.011 Inside cover lens blue, +1, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 5
5000.012 Inside cover lens light green, +1.5, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 5
5000.013 Inside cover lens dark green, +2, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 5
5000.050 Magnifying lens 1.00, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 1
5000.051 Magnifying lens 1.50, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 1
5000.052 Magnifying lens 2.00, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 1
5000.053 Magnifying lens 2.50, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 1
5011.100 Hard Hat CONNECT BASIC 1
5011.180 Hard hat adapter 1
4028.015 Chest protection leather 1
4028.016 Head & neck protection leather 1

Technical Data

Shade levels
inactive: Shade level 4
active: Shade level 9-13
Power supply
Solar cells, 2 pcs batteries 3V exchangeable (CR2032)
Operating time batteries
Approx. 3,000 hours (operating)
3 sensors
Continuously adjustable, new with “Super High” sensitivity
Switching time
light to dark: 0.100 ms at room temperature, 0.100 ms at 55°C
dark to light: 0.05 s - 1.0 s
Classification EN379
Optical class: 1
Scattered light: 1
Homogeneity: 1
Angular dependence: 2
Field of view
50 x 100 mm
90 x 110 x 9.5 mm
Shape stability
Welding mask: up to 220°C / 428°F
Front cover lens: up to 137°C / 266°F
Eye protection
Ultraviolet / Infrared Protection: maximum protection at any shade level
Operating temperature
-10°C to + 70°C / 14°F to 158°F
Storage temperature
-20°C to + 70°C / -4°F to 176°F
495 g / 17.4 oz
Scope of delivery
Welding helmet, instruction manual, batteries
2 years (except batteries)

Further information

For further information pls refer to your optrel partner next to you or to our customer service.