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Canon LX-MU800Z
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Canon LXMU800Z Projector

WUXGA (1920x1200) 40dB 8,000 ANSI Lumens 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Jun 2016
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The LX-MU800Z Projector brings the high performance, reliability and exceptionally long life of a laser light source to Canon's LX-series. It delivers an outstanding 8000 lumens of brightness and... More
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8 Reasons For

Canon Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

Canon is one of the better rated projector manufacturers according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all multimedia projectors.

Just Released Six Months Ago

This projector is one of the newest projectors to be released. As such it is likely to have better features than some of the older projectors.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Canon LX-MU800Z supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other latest projectors do not support Full HD projection.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the latest projectors the projector brightness range from 37 ANSI lumens to 8,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,800 ANSI lumens. When compared to other projectors that are a comparable age to the LX-MU800Z that we have assessed the projector brightness of, the LX-MU800Z's projector brightness of 8,000 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Native Projector Resolution

The LX-MU800Z has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most common resolution.

A WUXGA (1920x1200) native projector resolution is actually the best resolution across all projectors that were released in the last 12 months.

Across similar types of data projector the worst resolution is SVGA (800x600).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the LX-MU800Z is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this projector). In addition, this data projector support graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) and 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+).

A 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) graphics resolution is actually the best supported resolution across all similar spec projectors that were launched in the last 12 months.

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

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Fairly Long Lamp Service Life

The LX-MU800Z has one of the longer lamp service lives (20,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. The lamp service lives of latest projectors range from 1,500h to 30,000h.

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Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports

Most projectors that are a comparable age to the LX-MU800Z have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the LX-MU800Z which has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Canon LX-MU800Z does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the LX-MU800Z do have a built-in speaker.

It is worth considering alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Epson EB-L1200U.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The LX-MU800Z does not support 3D image projection, unlike most of the other new projectors which support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other new projectors, the Canon LX-MU800Z does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LX-MU800Z is a one HDMI port multimedia projector.

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Very Loud Noise Level

When compared to other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the LX-MU800Z, the LX-MU800Z's noise level of 40 decibels is one of the loudest. The average noise level of projectors that were released around the same time as the LX-MU800Z is 33dB, and the noise levels range from 22dB to 40dB.

Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the Epson EB-L1200U (34dB) which is also cheaper.

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Very Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

The LX-MU800Z has one of the loudest noise levels in economy mode (37 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age. The average noise level in economy mode of projectors that were launched around the same time as the LX-MU800Z is 29dB.

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Very High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The power consumption in economy mode of multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the LX-MU800Z range from 0.5W to 850W, and the average power consumption in economy mode is 240W. When compared to other newly released projectors that we have assessed the power consumption in economy mode of, the Canon LX-MU800Z's power consumption in economy mode of 845 Watts is one of the highest.

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Very Heavy

Latest projectors have weights of between 2.7g and 28kg. With a weight of 28 kilograms, the Canon LX-MU800Z's weight is one of the heaviest amongst multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the LX-MU800Z.

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Specification

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Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
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Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Number of Optional Lenses Supported
Video
Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
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RS-232 Port
BNC Input Port
Headphone Output
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Preset Mode
Design
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
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AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
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Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type

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Electricity cost when switched on $219.37
Electricity cost when on standby $34.01
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Total running cost over 5 years $253.38
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Canon LX-MU800Zuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
1.6T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
42
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 42 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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