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Canon LX-MU500

£1,765.20
A 2 year old 2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) data projector with fine features but high running costs
2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 36dB Dec 2015
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Canon LX-MU500 Review

Released 2 years ago but with average features, we have ranked the Canon LX-MU500 number 797 across all projectors.
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Poor
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Average Features
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20 Months Old
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£183 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
50
Average

Why Has it Scored 50?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £183 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly big bulb power
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite short service life of lamp

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Canon LX-MU500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Canon Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Canon is one of the superior projector brands according to average reviews from users and experts. 100% of those that bought a Canon projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £1,765.20 it is more expensive than 81% of projectors.

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Free Next Day Delivery Voucher Available

There is a Wex Photographic voucher for £0 off available. Free Next Day Delivery on all orders over £100. The voucher expires on 31 Jul 2017.

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Features

Fairly Big Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the LX-MU500 of 370W is fairly big compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 9% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LX-MU500 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The LX-MU500's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 20% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Full HD

The LX-MU500 supports full HD, unlike 64% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The LX-MU500 has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. Projectors resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The Canon LX-MU500's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The LX-MU500's noise level of 36dB is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 66% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This multimedia projector was released in December 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average 1 year running cost of the LX-MU500 is £183 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803271089, 04058154060674, 04549292059649

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