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Canon 7297M Projector

500:1 XGA (1024x768) 36.4dB 2,600 ANSI Lumens Jun 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
Good technical features
Poor expert reviews
Feeble sound system

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Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

On average multimedia projectors from Canon are rated 81 out of 100, which is in the top 43% of all data projector brands that we have looked at. 100% of those that bought a Canon data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Poor Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received a rating of 60% from expert review site PC Mag. It seems that projector experts are not that keen on this data projector.


Good Technical Features

One person wrote that the product had good features.

Good Picture Quality

Three owners who bought the product considered that it had good picture quality.

Feeble Sound System

One customer reckoned that this projector did not have good sound quality. Five years ago Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Feeble sound system”.


Solid (if Unspectacular) Image Quality

Three owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was good quality. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this projector on PC Mag “Solid (if unspectacular) image quality”. mentioned in their Canon 7297M review on expert review site PC Mag “Is otherwise very similar, providing a basic feature set, adequate data and fairly good video image quality, in a portable data projector”. also said “The Canon LV-7297M provides solid image quality for a moderately priced XGA projector with a basic feature set” in their review.


Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well made.


Supports Full HD

The Canon 7297M supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector which do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative projectors which support full HD currently available that you might want to look at including the Canon LV-8227M[plb_1447355_price], or the Optoma HD23[plb_1830006_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Canon 7297M has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the LV-8227M[pl_1447355_price], or the LV-7297[pl_1457671_price] both from Canon which has better reviews.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Canon 7297M has a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 36.4 decibels, the Canon 7297M has one of the louder noise levels amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector is 29dB and the loudest is 37dB.

We compared all the other 36.4dB noise level data projectors to this projector and we think the Canon LV-8227M[plb_1447355_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Canon 7297M does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors of this age and spec also do not have a DVI port.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this data projector was released.


XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many 500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Canon 7297M has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

There are a number of other 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon LV-7297[plb_1457671_price].

If this projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to consider the X21[pl_1522151_price] (2,700 ANSI lumens), or the X26[pl_1515234_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens) both from 3M or the Hitachi CP-AW2503[plb_2415188_price] (2,700 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 1024x768, canon 6831b002, canon lv7297m
Barcodes 00013803157680, 00151902938646, 00191120104348