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Canon LX-MU700 Review
|Value for Money||
|8 Great Features|
|19 Months Old|
|£273 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 40?
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 £273 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 1% of all the latest 2100:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some great features:
Fairly big bulb power
Has a handheld remote control
Has an Ethernet LAN
Canon LX-MU700 In-Depth Analysis
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The LX-MU700 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other new data projectors.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The LX-MU700 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector which have a built-in speaker(s).
Very Loud Noise Level
With a noise level of 41 decibels, the Canon LX-MU700 has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this multimedia projector. The noise levels of multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector range from 21dB to 41dB, and the average noise level is 32dB.
Fairly Big Bulb Power
The bulb powers of data projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector range from 50W to 370W. At 350 Watts, the LX-MU700 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector.
Quite Short Service Life of Lamp
The LX-MU700 has one of the shortest service life of lamps (only 2,000 hours) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. Data projectors that were released around the same time as this projector have service life of lamps of between 2,000h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 10,000h.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Canon LX-MU700 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.
Has an Ethernet LAN
The LX-MU700 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.
Has a DVI Port
The Canon LX-MU700 has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors that have been available for around the same time as this multimedia projector do not have a DVI port.
WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution
The LX-MU700 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all recently released comparable spec projectors ranges from VGA (640x480) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Very Bright Projector Brightness
Across all the recently released comparable spec data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 37 ANSI lumens to 7,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,000 ANSI lumens. When compared to other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector, the Canon LX-MU700's projector brightness of 7,500 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest.
Supports Full HD
The LX-MU700 supports full HD. Most of the other latest comparable spec multimedia projectors also support full HD.
Released 19 Months Ago
Canon released the LX-MU700 in December 2015.
High Running Costs
The LX-MU700 has an average 1 year running cost of £273 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 1% of all the latest 2100:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.
Canon LX-MU700 Review Sources
To prepare this Canon LX-MU700 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 330,390 product attributes, 16,086 projector reviews and 2,530,500 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.