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Canon WX300ST

Canon WX300ST Projector

2300:1 WXGA (1280x800) 36dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Nov 2014
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Compact, portable WXGA projector with a projection ratio of less than 0.5:1 delivering bigger images from a shorter distance. Project vivid widescreen images from a short distance with the Canon... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Product Quality

A few customers who bought it agreed that it was good quality. In November last year expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “It has good text quality”.

Good Picture Quality

One Canon WX300ST reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

Good Technical Features

One Canon WX300ST owner said in their reviews that it had good features.

Robust

One person thought it was well made. Pcmag.com rated the Canon WX300ST 4 stars and said on expert website PC Mag “A solid set of connection choices”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Canon WX300ST owner who reviewed the Canon WX300ST considered that it was noisy. Pcmag.com said in their review on expert review site PC Mag “A fairly loud audio system”.

Good Sound Quality

One Canon WX300ST owner considered that it had good sound quality.

Good Brand

Projectors from Canon have an average rating of 79 out of 100, which is in the top 48% of all multimedia projector brands that we have analysed.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The WX300ST has a built-in speaker. Most of the other projectors that were launched more than a year ago also have a built-in speaker.

Other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at include the Benq MX726[plb_2750781_price], the Sony VPL-EX315[plb_3301540_price], or the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Low Power Consumption During PowerSave

With a power consumption during PowerSave of only 6 Watts, the Canon WX300ST has a quite low power consumption during PowerSave compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for a similar time to the WX300ST. The power consumption during PowerSave of projectors that were released one year ago range from 0.2W to 410W, and the average power consumption during PowerSave is 170W.

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Narrow

The widths of comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as the WX300ST range from 100mm to 670mm, and the average width is 370mm. At only 282 millimeters, the WX300ST is quite narrow compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the WX300ST.

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9 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The WX300ST does not support Full HD projection, unlike most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the WX300ST.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support Full HD projection which you might also want to look at including the Benq MX726[plb_2750781_price], the Sony VPL-EX315[plb_3301540_price], or the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price].

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The Canon WX300ST does not support 3D image projection, unlike most of the other projectors that were released more than a year ago which support 3D image projection.

We compared all the other data projectors which also support 3D image projection to this projector and we think the Benq MX726[plb_2750781_price], or the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The WX300ST does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the WX300ST also do not support WiFi connectivity.

Other data projectors which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to consider include the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Uniformity

At only 70 percent, the WX300ST has a quite small uniformity compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the WX300ST. Projectors that have been available for around the same time as the WX300ST have uniformities of between 70% and 95%.

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Very Small Lamp Power

With a lamp power of only 190 Watts, the WX300ST has a fairly small lamp power compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the WX300ST. The lamp power of data projectors that are a comparable age to the WX300ST range from 190W to 470W, and the average lamp power is 280W.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate

This multimedia projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data transfer rate, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data transfer rate on comparable spec projectors that were released more than a year ago.

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Very Dim Brightness in Economy Mode

At only 2,200 ANSI lumens, the WX300ST has a fairly dim brightness in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the WX300ST. The dimmest brightness in economy mode of similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the WX300ST is 1,900 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 15,000 ANSI lumens, and the average brightness in economy mode is 4,200 ANSI lumens.

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Very Small Magnification

The magnification of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the WX300ST range from 1x to 1.5x, and the average magnification is 1.2x. At only 1 times zoom factor, the Canon WX300ST has a fairly small magnification compared to most of the other projectors that were released one year ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon WX300ST

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this data projector was released.

Average Noise Level

At 36 decibels, the WX300ST has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the WX300ST is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most common native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the WX300ST has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the WX300ST.

Multimedia projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the Sony VPL-EX315[plb_3301540_price] (3,800 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the Benq MX726[plb_2750781_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Uniformity
Brightness in Economy Mode
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Focus Mode
Magnification
Video
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
S-Video Input
HDMI Version
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
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
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Power Consumption During PowerSave
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Expert Reviews

(1)
6 January 2015

The Canon LV-WX300ST provides a good balance of price, features, and performance as a DLP-based short-throw projector for business or classroom use...

Short throw
Sharp text
Loud audio
Portable
Modest price
Subpar video, with rainbow artifacts
Lacks a carrying case

User Reviews

(2)

One of the best projectors I have ever come across, picture quality is extremely good thanks to the 6 segment dlp color wheel which has changed the game strongly in Texas instruments favour... Read more…

Reviewed 25 January 2016 by PeculiarWorks
PeculiarWorks would recommend the Canon LV-WX300ST (Verified Purchase)

For an inexpensive projector, this one is pretty powerful. We needed something with a fisheye lens and fairly high lumens for a low price: I know--like that exists! But this projector fit the bill... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $81.91
Electricity cost when on standby $2.85
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Total running cost over 5 years $84.76
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon wx300, canon wx300s, acer lvwx300, canon lvwx300, canon wx300st, acer lvwx300s, canon p218540, acer lvwx300st, canon 9880b003, canon p218540p, canon lvwx300s, canon 9880b005, canon lvwx300st
Barcodes 04549292021608, 08714574624969
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