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Canon WUX500

£3,266.40
Canon WUX500
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Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
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Features
Good Features
57
Value for Money
Average
85
Age
19 Months Old
88
Running Costs
£75 Over 5 Years
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but slightly out of date WUXGA average noise level data projector, with an industry award and a good spec.
projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 38dB Low 5,000 ANSI Lumens Jun 2017
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With low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Canon WUX500 number 875 across all projectors.

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Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. This projector has received an industry award from Projectorcentral.com.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £75 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,482 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Canon projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Low contrast ratio
Perfect combination for great image quality
Exceptional performance
Canon's interchangeable motorised lenses
Advanced installation features
Flexible integration and versatile connectivity
Easy maintenance

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each projector by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the projector is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec projectors come to market, the older projectors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

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Highly Rated Award

It's received a Highly Rated Award from projectorcentral.com.
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What Are People Saying About the Canon WUX500?

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One Person Thought This Projector Produced a Good Picture Quality
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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Low contrast ratio
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Supports full HD
Has a DVI port
Bigger than average bulb power
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a digital gamma correction
Has an Ethernet LAN
Louder than average noise level
Very short service life of lamp
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Canon WUX500 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 (WXGA) resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K). §.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Canon WUX500 of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 85% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 54dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Low Contrast Ratio

The Canon WUX500 has a higher contrast ratio than most projectors. This data projector has a Low contrast ratio, whereas most multimedia projectors have a Medium contrast ratio. The contrast ratio of all multimedia projectors ranges from Very Low (worst) to Ultra High (best). A contrast ratio of between 1,000 and 3,000.

A contrast ratio of between 1,000 and 3,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness
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The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,800 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Canon WUX500 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 79% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Speaker
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The Canon WUX500 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Canon WUX500 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 22% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,400h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control
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The Canon WUX500 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Supports Full HD
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The Canon WUX500 supports full HD, unlike 63% 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. 89% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power
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The Canon WUX500's bulb power of 280W is in the biggest 24% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The Canon WUX500 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of multimedia projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The Canon WUX500 has a digital gamma correction, unlike 97% of projectors which do not have a digital gamma correction.

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Has an Ethernet LAN
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The Canon WUX500 has an Ethernet LAN, as do 53% of multimedia projectors.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A projector with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Canon WUX500, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This projector is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Canon WUX500 Release Date

June 2017

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When Are Most New Canon Multimedia Projectors Released?

Most new Canon projectors tend to be released between February and April.

If you wait until February 2019 then you might be able to get better features on your Canon data projector. Alternatively you might be able to buy one of the current Canon projectors cheaper in February once the latest models have been released. The biggest month in 2017 for new Canon projector releases was April, with 17 new Canon multimedia projectors released that month. February was the biggest month in 2016 for new Canon projectors, with one new Canon projectors released that month. In 2015 most new Canon multimedia projectors were released in December, with seven new Canon multimedia projectors released that month.

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How Fast Do Canon Projector Prices Drop After Release?

Most multimedia projectors drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release, however Canon data projectors tend to depreciate faster.

New Canon projectors drop in price by an average of 7% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £101 on a typical £1,525 new Canon multimedia projector by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The WUX500 is typical compared to the other 1,482 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the WUX500 will cost £75 over 5 years to run.

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Canon WUX500 Specification

Key Features
Projector Native Resolution
Noise Level
Contrast Ratio
Performance
Noise Level (Economic Mode)
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Preset Modes
HDCP
Projector
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Digital Gamma Correction
Projector Brightness (Economic Mode)
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Zoom Type
Lamps
Lamp Power (Economic Mode)
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp (Economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Focus
Magnification
Fixed Focal Length
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Video Colour Modes
Video Processing
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
RS-232C
DVI Port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
HDMI Connector Type
AC (Power) in
Remote (IR) Output
HDBaseT Port
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Image Formats Supported
RMS Rated Power
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-in Display
Power
Power Consumption (Standby)
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Source
Power Consumption (Economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (Network Standby)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

canon wux500st, acer wux500st

Barcodes

00013803289978, 00660685159020, 04549292025477, 04549292025484, 04549292089677, 05415247048923, 08714574629803

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