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Canon WUX500 vs Panasonic PT-EW540

Canon WUX500 vs Panasonic PT-EW540

Canon WUX500
Panasonic PT-EW540

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
20% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Canon WUX500 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, however the Panasonic PT-EW540 is only a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
Full HD Edit
The Canon WUX500 supports full HD, however the Panasonic PT-EW540 does not support full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

$30.74 cheaper to run
Over five years the Canon WUX500 only costs $92.91 to run whereas the Panasonic PT-EW540 costs $123.65 to run (33% more). Read more
2 Reasons For
2dB quieter noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 has a noise level of 35dB, whereas the Canon WUX500 is a 37dB 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 has a built-in speaker(s), but the Canon WUX500 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
6% louder noise level Edit
The Canon WUX500 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Panasonic PT-EW540 (35dB). 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Canon WUX500 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Panasonic PT-EW540 has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

4 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Panasonic PT-EW540 is only 4,000h lamp service life. That's 1,000h shorter than the Canon WUX500 (4,000h).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 does not support full HD, whereas the Canon WUX500 supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Five months older
The Panasonic PT-EW540 is older than the Canon WUX500 by five months.
33% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Panasonic PT-EW540 are $123.65 which is $30.74 more than the Canon WUX500. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 91.75
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.16
Total running cost $ 92.91
Purchase price $ 4,011.32
Total cost of ownership $ 4,104.23
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 121.92
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.73
Total running cost $ 123.65

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.59T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.78T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 2000:1
 2000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens 5,000 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.71" 0.76"
BEST
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 90%
Projector Brightness (economic 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 Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 300 40 - 400
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 LCOS
 LCOS

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,500h
Lamp Type
 NSH
 NSH
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 335W
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h
BEST
4,000h

Lens System

Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.7 - 39 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-10° Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
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
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
HDBaseT Port
 HDBaseT port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 35dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB 29dB
BEST
Air Filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Air filter
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
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 10W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.2W
BEST
0.3W
Power Consumption (typical)
365W
BEST
485W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
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