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Canon LX-MU500

A fully featured 2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector
2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 36dB Dec 2015
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Canon LX-MU500 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon LX-MU500 number 884 across all projectors.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $145 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 11% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly bright projector brightness
Quite big bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode
Very short service life of lamp

Canon LX-MU500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

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


Features

Average Noise Level

At 36 decibels, the LX-MU500 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Canon LX-MU500 has a quite bright projector brightness (5,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

With a bulb power of 370 Watts, the Canon LX-MU500 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W.

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Supports Full HD

The Canon LX-MU500 supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the Canon LX-MU500 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LX-MU500 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The LX-MU500 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

It was December 2015 when Canon released the LX-MU500.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the LX-MU500 will cost $145 over 1 year to run, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 1033c005aa, canon 1033c003aa, canon 1920x1200, canon vp181568, canon p232770p, canon p248896p
Barcodes 00013803271089, 04058154060674, 04549292059649

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