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Canon MW500 Projector

3750:1 WXGA (1280x800) 38dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens Dec 2015
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Semi-installation projector ideal for retail, show rooms, meeting rooms and education. With 5,000 lumens, a 3,750:1 contrast ratio and HDBaseT, this WXGA semi-installation projector is perfect for... More
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Canon Has Good Projector Reviews

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

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to the MW500, the Canon MW500 has a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including cheaper projectors such as the Sony VPL-CX236[plb_2893628_price].

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Canon MW500 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the MW500. Across all the projectors that are a similar age to the MW500 the projector brightnesss range from 300 ANSI lumens to 11,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,800 ANSI lumens.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Canon MW500 has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the multimedia projectors of this type and age. This projector is a two number of built-in speakers projector compared to most of the comparable spec projectors that were released one year ago which only have one number of built-in speakers.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Data projectors that are a similar age to the MW500 have optical zooms of between 1x and 2x. At 1.6 times zoom factor, the Canon MW500 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the MW500.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

With a bulb power of 370 Watts, the Canon MW500 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the MW500. The smallest bulb power of projectors that were launched around the same time as the MW500 is 190W, the biggest is 470W, and the average bulb power is 290W.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of projectors of a comparable type and age to the MW500 range from 1.1x to 12x, and the average digital zoom is 3.1x. The Canon MW500 has a quite big digital zoom (2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released one year ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Price Increase of £94.44

In the last 50 days the price of the MW500 has increased by £94.44.

Does Not Support 3D

The Canon MW500 does not support 3D, unlike most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to the MW500.

There are a number of other projectors which also support 3D which you might also want to consider including the Barco PFWU-51B[plb_2773037_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Canon MW500 does not support full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors that were released more than a year ago which support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors with a full HD and we think the Barco PFWU-51B[plb_2773037_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Canon MW500 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors that came out around the same time as the MW500 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of only 2,500 hours, the Canon MW500 has a fairly short service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the MW500. Projectors of this spec and age have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 800h and 75,000h.

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Very Small Uniformity

With a uniformity of only 75 percent, the Canon MW500 has a fairly small uniformity compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type. The average uniformity of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MW500 is 82%, and the uniformitys range from 70% to 95%.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most multimedia projectors of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Canon MW500 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Very High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

The lowest power consumption (PowerSave) of multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago is 0.2W, the highest is 400W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 170W. With a power consumption (PowerSave) of 400 Watts, the Canon MW500 has one of the highest power consumption (PowerSave)s amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon MW500

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Canon released the MW500.

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 38 decibels, the Canon MW500 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

Other data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Barco PFWU-51B[plb_2773037_price] (42dB).

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1280 X 800 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Canon MW500 is 1280 x 800. That's 56% less resolution than a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution supported by data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the MW500.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The Canon MW500 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Projection Distance (wide)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Magnification
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
AC (power) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Preset Modes
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Technical Details
RS-232C

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

Barcodes 04058154059784, 04549292059687, 08714574633930

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