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Canon LX-MU500
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Canon LX-MU500 Projector

2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 36dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens Dec 2015
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The LX-MU500 Projector provides the versatility and performance ideal for a variety of industries/applications including education, corporate, and house of worship. With a high brightness of 5000... More
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6 Reasons For

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

On average projectors from Canon are rated 79 out of 100, which is in the top 48% of all projector brands that we have looked at.

Supports Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the LX-MU500, the LX-MU500 supports full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LX-MU500 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the LX-MU500 do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Projector Native Resolution

The Canon LX-MU500 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all multimedia projectors of this age and type is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is nHD (640x360).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Canon LX-MU500 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this Canon projector). In addition, this projector support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) and 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+).

This projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is actually the best supported resolution amongst all projectors of this age and spec.

The worst supported resolution amongst similar types of projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The LX-MU500 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector. Most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the LX-MU500 only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The Canon LX-MU500 does not support 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than a year also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LX-MU500 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the LX-MU500 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

At only 2,500 hours, the Canon LX-MU500 has a quite short service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago. The average service life of lamp (economic mode) of 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the LX-MU500 is 2,800h.

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Quite Small Uniformity

The smallest uniformity of projectors of a similar age and type to the LX-MU500 is 75% and the biggest is 95%. With a uniformity of only 75 percent, the Canon LX-MU500 has a very small uniformity compared to most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to the LX-MU500.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the LX-MU500 the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 2,300h, and the average service life of lamp is 2,100h. The Canon LX-MU500 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 2,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon LX-MU500

Released Over a Year Ago

Canon released the LX-MU500 over a year ago.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, the LX-MU500 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for around the same time as the LX-MU500.

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Average Noise Level

At 36 decibels, the LX-MU500 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance (tele)
Projection Distance (wide)
Supported Aspect Ratios
Native Aspect Ratio
Lamps
Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Preset Modes
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Technical Details
RS-232C

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $117.93
Electricity cost when on standby $16.27
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Total running cost over 5 years $134.20
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 1033c005, canon 1033c003, canon 1920x1200, canon 1033c005a, canon 1033c003a, canon 1033c005aa, canon 1033c003aa, special 1033c005, special 1033c005a, special 1033c005aa
Barcodes 04058154060674, 04549292059649, 08714574633947

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