Canon LV-7490 vs Optoma HD26

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Canon LV-7490
Optoma HD26

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
800 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Canon LV-7490 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma HD26 is only a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Bigger uniformity Edit
The Canon LV-7490 is an 85% uniformity projector. That's 5% bigger than the Optoma HD26 (80%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

117W bigger lamp power Edit
The Canon LV-7490 has a lamp power of 307W, however the Optoma HD26 is only a 190W lamp power projector (117W smaller).
Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Canon LV-7490 has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Optoma HD26 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
10 Reasons For
3D image projection Edit
The Optoma HD26 supports 3D image projection, whereas the Canon LV-7490 does not support 3D image projection. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Full HD projection Edit
The Optoma HD26 supports Full HD projection, however the Canon LV-7490 does not support Full HD projection. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

12% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a noise level in economy mode of 26dB, however the Canon LV-7490 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB louder).
A lot lighter Edit
Optoma HD26 is 2.5kg heavy, but the Canon LV-7490 is a 3.3kg heavy projector (850g heavier).
Handheld remote control Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a handheld remote control, but the Canon LV-7490 does not have a handheld remote control.
Cheaper by £2
The Optoma HD26 costs £348.00, whereas the Canon LV-7490 is £350.00.
8 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
£76.05 cheaper to run
Over five years the Optoma HD26 is £76.05 cheaper to run than the Canon LV-7490. Read more
Better selling
The Optoma HD26 ranks No. 103622 by number of sales, but the Canon LV-7490 ranks No. 726062.
Hugely better user reviews
The average user review score of the Optoma HD26 is 95% based on 30 reviews, but the average rating of the Canon LV-7490 is 73% (based on 3 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
Does not support 3D image projection Edit
The Canon LV-7490 does not support 3D image projection, but the Optoma HD26 does. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Does not support Full HD projection Edit
The Canon LV-7490 does not support Full HD projection, whereas the Optoma HD26 does. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Canon LV-7490 is 29dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Optoma HD26 is a 26dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB quieter).
A lot heavier Edit
The Canon LV-7490 is a 3.3kg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma HD26 is a 2.5kg heavy projector (850g lighter).
Does not have a handheld remote control Edit
The Canon LV-7490 does not have a handheld remote control, however the Optoma HD26 does.
More expensive by £2
The Canon LV-7490 is £2 more expensive than the Optoma HD26.
Fewer sellers
The Canon LV-7490 is only stocked by 2 sellers, but the Optoma HD26 is stocked by 10 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by over one year
The Canon LV-7490 is 18 months older than the Optoma HD26.
Higher running costs over five years by £76.05
The Canon LV-7490 costs £154.41 to run which is £76.05 more to run than the Optoma HD26 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Canon LV-7490 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 726062 by number of sales in our projectors, whereas the Optoma HD26 ranks No. 103622.
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Canon LV-7490 is only 73%, whereas the average user rating of the Optoma HD26 is 95% (based on 30 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Optoma HD26 is only 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Canon LV-7490 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens brighter).
Smaller uniformity Edit
The Optoma HD26 is an 80% uniformity projector. That's 5% smaller than the Canon LV-7490 (80%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

117W smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a lamp power of 190W, whereas the Canon LV-7490 is a 307W lamp power projector (117W bigger).
Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Optoma HD26 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Canon LV-7490 has an Ethernet LAN connection.

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Average User Rating

Date Released

48 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 98.39
Electricity cost - standby £ 56.02
Total running cost £ 154.41
Purchase price £ 350.00
Total cost of ownership £ 504.41
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 78.36
Purchase price £ 348.00
Total cost of ownership £ 426.36
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.77T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.77 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.39T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 23000:1
 23000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,200 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
+/- 30 -40 - 40
Uniformity
85%
BEST
80%
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
1.4 - 12.7 1.5 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 300 41.8 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 6,500h
Lamp Type
 NSH
 NSH
Lamp Power
307W
BEST
190W
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 116%
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - 2.67
Focal Length Range
22.3 - 26.8 21.9 - 24
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
Magnification
4x Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
1 1
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
35dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 26dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.375 - 91.146
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Preset Mode
 Cinema
 Custom
 Presentation
 Standard
 Cinema
 Custom
 Presentation
 Standard
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Display Diagonal
0.63" Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
7.6W 0.5W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
307W 233W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 193W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.3kg 2.5kg
BEST
Height
97mm 114mm
Depth
255mm 224mm
Width
350mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
BEST
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 25000:1
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