Canon WUX500
Canon WUX500
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Canon WUX500 Highly Rated
A 2 year old 2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) multimedia projector with alright reviews and average features
2,000 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 37dB Apr 2015
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Canon WUX500 Review

With good reviews and at over 2 years old, we have scored the Canon WUX500 as follows for Summary.
1 Review + 1 Award
Average Features
2 Years Old
£86 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. This projector has received an industry award from Sony multimedia projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Canon projector has running costs of £86 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,849 data projectors that we have compared it to.
The WUX500 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Quite bright projector brightness
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Does not have a built-in speaker

Canon WUX500 In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site thought that this data projector was very good. This was from who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Good Expert Reviews

This data projector received a rating of 80% from expert review website

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Canon Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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


WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Canon WUX500 has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most multimedia projectors. The resolution of all multimedia projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The Canon WUX500's noise level of 37dB is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 70% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Canon WUX500 of only 2,000 is in the lowest 14% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Canon WUX500's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 16% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Canon WUX500 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other multimedia projectors. 75% of data projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h. The service life of lamp of the Canon WUX500 of 5,000h is fairly long compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 25% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Canon WUX500 supports full HD, unlike 64% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The Canon WUX500 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 88% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in April 2015.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the WUX500 is £86 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,849 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon vp181533, canon 0071c006, canon 0071c007, canon p226837p


04549292025484, 05415247048923, 08714574629803

Canon WUX500

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