Canon LV-7297
Canon LV-7297
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Canon LV-7297

A cheap to run and fully featured 500:1 1024 x 768 data projector
500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34.4dB Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Canon LV-7297 Review

With low running costs but average features, we have ranked the Canon LV-7297 number 573 across all projectors.
1 Review
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
4 Years Old
£89 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £89 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This Canon projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Has a built-in display
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite dim projector brightness

Canon LV-7297 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Poor

This projector received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from PC Mag. That puts this data projector in the bottom 11% of all the projectors.

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Very Good Brand

Projectors manufactured by Canon have very good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just projectors) and found that Canon also has very good reviews across its entire range. 100% of those that bought a Canon multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Supports Full HD

The LV-7297 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Display

The LV-7297 has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Canon LV-7297 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The Canon LV-7297 has a fairly long service life of lamp (6,000 hours) compared to most of the other projectors. The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h.

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Average Noise Level

At 34.4 decibels, the LV-7297 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the LV-7297 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. This Canon data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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The LV-7297 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the LV-7297 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was February 2013 when Canon released the LV-7297.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The LV-7297 is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the LV-7297 is £89.

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Canon LV-7297 Review Sources

To prepare this Canon LV-7297 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,545 product attributes, 16,109 projector reviews and 2,517,100 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 2600lumen, canon 6831b002, canon 1024x768, canon lv7297m, 6835b003aa, 11lv7297a
Barcodes 00013803157680, 00151902938646, 00191120104348, 00960999915487, 00960999916248, 04054318378029, 04960999915487, 04960999915562, 04960999916248, 08714574584980