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Canon MW500

70

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Canon MW500

Canon MW500
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector
38dB 1280 X 800 3750:1 No Dec 2015
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Canon MW500 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Canon MW500 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$78 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $78 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 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:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Vivid, accurate images
Bright colours, faithful details
Flexible connectivity choices
Easily achieve great results
Compact design with easy, affordable ownership
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Canon MW500 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The MW500 has an average 5 year running cost of $78 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Canon MW500's noise level of 38dB is louder than 83% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Canon MW500 of only 3,750 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is lower than 70% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Canon MW500 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 83% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the Canon MW500 of only 2,000h is shorter than 95% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Canon MW500 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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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 bulb power of the Canon MW500 of 370W is in the biggest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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HD-Ready

The Canon MW500 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Canon MW500 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 0967c005, canon 1280x800, 0967c003aa, lxmw500

Barcodes:

04058154059784, 04549292059687, 08714574633930

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