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Canon LX-MU500 Projector

£1,803.60
2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 36dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens Dec 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £182.35 Electricity cost over 5 years
Canon projectors have good reviews
Supports full HD
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Reviews

Canon Projectors Have Good Reviews

Canon is one of the better rated projector manufacturers according to average user and expert review score data that we have collected for all projectors. 100% of those that bought a Canon projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The LX-MU500 is typical compared to the other projectors of this age and spec that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the LX-MU500 is £183.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when Canon released the LX-MU500.


Video

Supports Full HD

The LX-MU500 supports full HD, as do most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors which support full HD currently available including the Benq 4000 Lumens Meeting Room Projector (£1,580.09) which is cheaper; or the Sony VPL-HW45ES which has better reviews.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LX-MU500 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at include the Canon MW500 (£1,386.99) which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Benq SX930 (£2,290.80).

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Projector

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Canon LX-MU500 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all data projectors that came out more than a year ago the resolution ranges from nHD (640x360) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, the LX-MU500 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses amongst similar spec projectors of this age. The projector brightnesses of projectors of this spec and age range from 37 ANSI lumens to 7,500 ANSI lumens.

If this data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to consider the Benq SX930 (£2,290.80) (7,000 ANSI lumens).

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Performance

Average Noise Level

The Canon LX-MU500 has a relatively average noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for more than a year.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Canon LX-MU500 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The LX-MU500 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LX-MU500 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Canon LX-MU500 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors of this age and type also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Big Bulb Power

At 370 Watts, the LX-MU500 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector. The smallest bulb power of projectors of a similar type and age to this multimedia projector is 140W, the biggest is 470W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The LX-MU500 has a fairly short service life of lamp (only 2,000 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors that are a similar age to this data projector is 2,000h and the longest is 30,000h.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803271089, 04058154060674, 04549292059649

Canon LX-MU500 Review Sources

To prepare this Canon LX-MU500 review we compared this projector to 2,059 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,528 product attributes, 14,204 projector reviews and 2,772,200 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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