Canon LE-5W
Canon LE-5W
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Canon LE-5W

A cheap to run 3000:1 280 x 800 data projector with poor reviews
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 38dB Mar 2014
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Canon LE-5W Review

1 Review
Average Features
3 Years Old
£46 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £46 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 7% of all 1,758 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Canon projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Supports full HD
Only 1,080 video mode
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Canon LE-5W In-Depth Analysis


Poor Expert Reviews

This data projector received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from IT If all the data projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this multimedia projector is in the bottom 5%.

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Very Good Brand

Canon data projectors have very good reviews on average and across all projectors Canon is one of the better rated manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Canon projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Canon LE-5W has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 500 ANSI lumens) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Canon LE-5W has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Full HD

The Canon LE-5W supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Canon LE-5W has a card reader integrated. Most of the other projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

At 38 decibels, the Canon LE-5W has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors. Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB.

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Supports AVI, DAT and 12 More Video Formats Supported

The number of supported video formats on the Canon LE-5W is more than most projectors. This projector supports an MPEG video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by data projectors. The video formats supported "MP4", "AVI", "MOV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "H.264", "MKV", "VOB", "DAT", "VC-1", "TS" and "XVID" are also supported by this data projector.

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The Canon LE-5W is HD-Ready. Most of the other data projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was March 2014 when this data projector was released.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the LE-5W is only £46 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 8483b002aa
Barcodes 08714574611105