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Canon LV-7297

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Canon LV-7297

Canon LV-7297
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A classic and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with good features
34.4dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 500:1 No Sep 2012
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Canon LV-7297 Review

With low running costs and very good reviews, we have scored the Canon LV-7297 as follows:
74
Reviews
1 Review
73
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£63 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £63 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Canon projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Bright images as standard
Excellent image quality
Simple set up
Optimising image projection
Reduce costs and noise
Finish and go
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Quite low contrast ratio (typical)

Canon LV-7297 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This data projector received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from PC Mag. This means that projector experts really don't rate this projector very highly.

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Very Good Brand

Canon has very good average ratings across its entire multimedia projector range compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Canon multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the LV-7297 is £63 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Canon projector has been on the market since September 2012.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Canon LV-7297 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Canon LV-7297 of 34.4dB is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 50% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the LV-7297 of only 500 is very low compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 2% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The LV-7297's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 81% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LV-7297 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Canon LV-7297 of 6,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 78% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LV-7297 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Canon LV-7297 of 215W is relatively standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 40% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Canon LV-7297 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Canon LV-7297 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Built-In Display

The LV-7297 has a built-in display, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 2600lumen, canon 6831b002, canon 1024x768, canon lv7297m, 6835b003aa, 11lv7297a

Barcodes:

00013803157680, 00151902938646, 00191120104348, 00960999915487, 00960999916248, 04054318378029, 04960999915487, 04960999915562, 04960999916248, 08714574584980

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