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Canon 7297M
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Canon 7297M Projector

500:1 XGA (1024x768) 36.4dB 2,600 ANSI Lumens Jun 2012
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The Canon LV-7297M is an affordable XGA resolution (1024 x 768) LCD projector, with 2600 lumens of brightness and a very effective 500:1 contrast ratio. The LV-7297M delivers crisp, vivid image... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

Some people who purchased the Canon 7297M considered that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A few Canon 7297M owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Pcmag.com mentioned in their Canon 7297M review on expert website PC Mag “Is otherwise very similar, providing a basic feature set, adequate data and fairly good video image quality, in a portable data projector” however they only rated the product 60 out of 100. Pcmag.com also said “The Canon LV-7297M provides solid image quality for a moderately priced XGA projector with a basic feature set”. Pc Mag mentioned “Solid (if unspectacular) image quality” but they rated it 60 out of 100.

Robust

A few Canon 7297M owners wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Good Technical Features

One Canon 7297M reviewer who bought the Canon 7297M considered that it had good features.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Canon projectors have an average rating of 79%, which is in the top 48% of all data projector brands that we have assessed.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Canon 7297M supports Full HD projection. Most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago also support Full HD projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the 7297M, the Canon 7297M has a built-in speaker.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Canon 7297M is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 20% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) (which is also supported by this projector). This data projector also support graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA).

This projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is in fact the best supported resolution amongst all 500:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of projector the worst supported resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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5 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Expert review website PC Mag scored this multimedia projector 60%. The data projector expert review sites don't rate this projector that highly.

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The Canon 7297M does not support 3D image projection. Most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 7297M also do not support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most data projectors of a similar age and type to the 7297M do not support WiFi connectivity. The Canon 7297M is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the 7297M have RMS rated power of between 1W and 16W, and the average RMS rated power is 5.3W. The Canon 7297M has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 1 Watt) amongst similar spec data projectors of this age.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The Canon 7297M is a one VGA (D-Sub) port data projector.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon 7297M

Released Over Four Years Ago

Canon released the 7297M over four years ago.

Average Noise Level

At 36.4 decibels, the Canon 7297M has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as the 7297M.

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Canon 7297M has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Uniformity
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Native Resolution
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
PC Audio Input
Headphone Output
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Preset Mode
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cable Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
30 August 2012

The Canon LV-7297M provides solid image quality for a moderately priced XGA projector with a basic feature set...

Good at projecting text
Solid (if unspectacular) image quality
Lacks carrying case
Tinting in data images
Feeble sound system

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon lv7297, canon lv7297m
Barcodes 00013803157680
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