Canon WUX500 vs Panasonic PT-EW540

Canon WUX500
Panasonic PT-EW540

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
20% longer lamp service life Edit
The Canon WUX500 has a lamp service life of 5,000hh, however the Panasonic PT-EW540 is only a 4,000hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).
Two ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports Edit
The Canon WUX500 has two ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports, however the Panasonic PT-EW540 only has one ethernet LAN (RJ-45) port.
3.9g lighter Edit
Canon WUX500 is 5.9kgg heavy, but the Panasonic PT-EW540 is a 9.8kgg heavy projector (3.9g heavier).
3 Reasons For
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Panasonic PT-EW540 is two, but the Canon WUX500 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
2dB quieter noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 has a noise level of 35dBdB, whereas the Canon WUX500 is a 37dBdB noise level projector (2dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

4% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Panasonic PT-EW540 is 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB quieter than the Canon WUX500 (29dBdB).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Canon WUX500 has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the Panasonic PT-EW540 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
6% louder noise level Edit
The Canon WUX500 is a 37dBdB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Panasonic PT-EW540 (35dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

A bit louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Canon WUX500 has a noise level in economy mode of 30dBdB, however the Panasonic PT-EW540 is a 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB quieter).
4 Reasons Against
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 is a 4,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h shorter than the Canon WUX500 (4,000hh).
One less ethernet LAN (RJ-45) port Edit
The number of ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports on the Panasonic PT-EW540 is one, but the Canon WUX500 only has two ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports.
Heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 is a 9.8kgg heavy projector. That's 3.9g heavier than the Canon WUX500 (9.8kgg).
Eleven months older
The Panasonic PT-EW540 is older than the Canon WUX500 by eleven months.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2000:1
 2000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens 5,000 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.76"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 90%
Brightness in Economy Mode
3,800 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.8:1
BEST
 1.8:1
Projection Distance
1.2 - 16.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 300 40 - 400
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,500h
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Lamp Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 335W
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
4,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.7 - 2.3
Focal Length Range
21.7 - 39 26.9 - 45.4
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -60 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 10

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 35dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB 29dB
BEST
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 162MHz
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 10W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.2W
BEST
0.3W
Typical Power Consumption
365W
BEST
485W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 45

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.9kg
BEST
9.8kg
Height
136mm 177mm
Depth
370mm 385mm
Width
337mm 530mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
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