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Canon LX-MU500

67

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Canon LX-MU500

$1,879.00
Canon LX-MU500
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A good spec but moderately out of date moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with OK running costs
36dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2500:1 No Dec 2015
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Canon LX-MU500 WUXGA 3D DLP Projector, 1920x1200, 5000 Lumens, HDBaseT, 2x HDMI, MHL
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Canon LX-MU500 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Canon LX-MU500 number 996 across all projectors.
77
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$96 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $96 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Native WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200)
DLP technology with brilliantcolor system
Advanced image quality adjustments settings for enhanced image reproduction
Compact size and flexible placement options
Versatile connectivity hdbaset, dual HDMI with MHL support*
Simplified maintenance
3D ready
10W built-in speaker
Backed by canon's 3-year limited warranty, and 3-year advanced warranty service exchange program and service loaner program
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Very short service life of lamp

Canon LX-MU500 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The LX-MU500 has an average 5 year running cost of $96 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run multimedia projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The LX-MU500 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Multimedia projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the LX-MU500 of 36dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 62% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Canon LX-MU500's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is in the lowest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The LX-MU500's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 84% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Canon LX-MU500 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the LX-MU500 of only 2,000h is shorter than 94% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Canon LX-MU500 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The Canon LX-MU500's bulb power of 370W is bigger than 93% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The LX-MU500 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 1033c003aa, canon 1920x1200

Barcodes:

00013803271089, 04058154060674, 04549292059649

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