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Canon LX-MU500
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Canon LX-MU500 Projector

2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 36dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens Dec 2015
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The LX-MU500 Projector provides the versatility and performance ideal for a variety of industries/applications including education, corporate, and house of worship. With a high brightness of 5000... More
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8 Reasons For

Canon Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked the reviews from users and experts of hundreds of data projectors to determine an average rating for each projector brand. On average multimedia projectors from Canon have good reviews from users and experts.

Supports Full HD Projection

The LX-MU500 supports Full HD projection, as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the LX-MU500.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other recently released 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors which do not have a built-in speaker, the LX-MU500 has a built-in speaker.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the LX-MU500 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all projectors that are a similar age to the LX-MU500 the worst resolution is WVGA (854x480) and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The LX-MU500 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 31% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) (which is also supported by this projector). In addition, this multimedia projector support graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) and 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). The worst resolution of all comparable spec data projectors that were released in the last 12 months is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

Comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the LX-MU500 have noise levels of between 36dB and 39dB, and the average noise level is 37dB. At only 36 decibels, the LX-MU500 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the LX-MU500.

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Quite Bright Lamp Power in Economic Mode

With a lamp power in economic mode of 296 Watts, the Canon LX-MU500 has a quite bright lamp power in economic mode compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for the last year. The dimmest lamp power in economic mode of new similar spec projectors is 110W, the brightest is 350W, and the average lamp power in economic mode is 210W.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 5.4 kilograms, the LX-MU500 is quite light compared to most of the other recently released 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. New comparable spec projectors have weights of between 5.4kg and 18kg, and the average weight is 12kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £383.00

The price of the LX-MU500 increased by £383.00 in the last week.

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many projectors that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that came out in the last 12 months, the Canon LX-MU500 does not support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The LX-MU500 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other recently released 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Small Uniformity

Latest comparable spec multimedia projectors have uniformities of between 75% and 900%, and the average uniformity is 130%. With a uniformity of only 75 percent, the Canon LX-MU500 has one of the smaller uniformities amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched in the last year is 5,000 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 10,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 7,100 ANSI lumens. The LX-MU500 has one of the dimmer projector brightness (only 5,000 ANSI lumens) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LX-MU500 is a one HDMI port data projector. Most of the other latest comparable spec data projectors have one HDMI port.

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Very Small Lamp Power

At only 370 Watts, the Canon LX-MU500 has a quite small lamp power compared to most of the other recently released 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. The average lamp power of data projectors that are a similar age to the LX-MU500 is 490W, and the lamp power range from 370W to 740W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Canon LX-MU500

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the LX-MU500 is £183 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other new 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

Released Twelve Months Ago

This data projector was released twelve months ago.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Tele Projection Distance
Wide Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Lamps
Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Video
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Preset Mode
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Technical Details
RS-232C Port

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £160.24
Electricity cost when on standby £22.11
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Total running cost over 5 years £182.35
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 1033c005, canon vp181568, canon 1033c003, canon 1033c005a, canon 1920x1200, canon 1033c005aa, special 1033c005, special 1033c005a, special 1033c005aa
Barcodes 04058154060674, 04549292059649

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