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Canon MW500

68

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Canon MW500

Canon MW500
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A good spec but 2 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with satisfactory running costs
38dB 1280 X 800 3750:1 No Dec 2015
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Canon MW500 Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features, we have scored the Canon MW500 as follows:
72
Features
Good Features
80
Age
2 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£95 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £95 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Vivid, accurate images
Bright colours, faithful details
Flexible connectivity choices
Easily achieve great results
Compact design with easy, affordable ownership
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Canon MW500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Projectors built by Canon have very good ratings on average. 100% of those that bought a Canon projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The MW500 has an average 5 year running cost of £95 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since December 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Canon MW500's noise level of 38dB is louder than 86% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Canon MW500 of only 3,750 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is lower than 70% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Canon MW500 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 17% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Canon MW500's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than 96% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Canon MW500 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Canon MW500 of 370W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 93% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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HD-Ready

The Canon MW500 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Canon MW500 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Canon MW500 has a built-in display. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 1280x800, canon 0967c005, 0967c003aa

Barcodes:

04058154059784, 04549292059687, 08714574633930

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