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|£75 Over 5 Years|
|1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)||38dB||Low||5,000 ANSI Lumens||Jun 2017|
|Projector Native Resolution||Noise Level||Contrast Ratio||Projector Brightness||Release Date|
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Why Has it Scored 73?
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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
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). §.
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.
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.
Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness
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.
Has a Built-in Speaker
The Canon WUX500 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.
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.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Canon WUX500 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Supports Full HD
The Canon WUX500 supports full HD, unlike 63% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.
Has a DVI Port
The Canon WUX500 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 89% of projectors do not have a DVI port.
Bigger Than Average Bulb Power
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.
The Canon WUX500 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of multimedia projectors do not support Wi-Fi.
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.
Has an Ethernet LAN
The Canon WUX500 has an Ethernet LAN, as do 53% of multimedia projectors.
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.
Value for Money of Similar Projectors
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Canon WUX500 Release Date
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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
|Projector Native Resolution||1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)|
|Noise Level (Economic Mode)||30dB|
|Dot Clock Scanning Frequency||162MHz|
|Horizontal Scan Range||15.734 - 75|
|Vertical Scan Range||24 - 60.317|
|Preset Modes||sRGB, Cinema, Custom, Dynamic, Presentation, Standard, Vivid photo|
|Projector Brightness||5,000 ANSI Lumens|
|Matrix Type||3-panel (p-Si TFT active)|
|Keystone Correction, Horizontal||-20 - 20|
|Keystone Correction, Vertical||-20 - 20|
|Digital Gamma Correction||Yes|
|Projector Brightness (Economic Mode)||3,800 ANSI Lumens|
|Projection Distance||1.2 - 16.2|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||16:10|
|Screen Size Compatibility||30 - 300|
|Native Aspect Ratio||PC Monitor (16:10)|
|Lamp Power (Economic Mode)||200W|
|Service Life of Lamp (Economic Mode)||5,000h|
|Service Life of Lamp||3,000h|
|Throw Ratio||Standard Projector|
|Vertical Lens Shift Range||0 - 75|
|Horizontal Lens Shift Range||-10 - 10|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||2.8 - 2.8|
|Focal Length Range (F-F)||21.7 - 39|
|Fixed Focal Length||8.8mm|
|Supported Graphics Resolutions||1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 640 x 480 (VGA)|
|Supported Video Modes||480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p|
|Video Colour Modes||sRGB, Photo, Presentation|
|Video Processing||12 Bits|
|Analog Signal Format System||NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in||1|
|PC Audio in||Yes|
|PC Audio Out||Yes|
|Audio (L,R) Out||1|
|Audio (L,R) in||2|
|USB 2.0 Port||1|
|Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port||1|
|VGA (D-Sub) Port||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||Full-size|
|AC (Power) in||Yes|
|Remote (IR) Output||1|
|Wi-Fi Standards||IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n|
|Ethernet LAN Data Rates||1,000 Mbit/s, 100 Mbit/s, 10 Mbit/s|
|Card Reader Integrated||No|
|Image Formats Supported||JPG|
|RMS Rated Power||5W|
|Product Type||Desktop projector|
|Power Consumption (Standby)||1.8W|
|Power Consumption (Typical)||365W|
|Power Consumption (Economy Mode)||295W|
|Power Consumption (PowerSave)||365W|
|AC Input Frequency||50Hz|
|AC Input Voltage||100V|
|Power Consumption (Network Standby)||0.2|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||20 - 85|
|Storage Temperature (T-T)||-20 - 60|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Remote Control Type||IR|
|Handheld Remote Control||Yes|
|Quick Start Guide||Yes|
|AC Adapter Included||Yes|
|Cables Included||AC, VGA|
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