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Canon MW500 Projector

3750:1 WXGA (1280x800) 38dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens Dec 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date $142.84 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Recent price increase of 8%
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked the user and expert reviews of hundreds of multimedia projectors to determine an average rating for each multimedia projector manufacturer. On average projectors produced by Canon have good reviews from experts and owners. 100% of those that bought a Canon multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Canon MW500 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in other data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Canon LX-MU500.

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Projector

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors of this type and age is 37 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 7,500 ANSI lumens. At 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Canon MW500 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector.

Alternative 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper data projectors such as the Epson V11H815041.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The Canon MW500 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Video

HD-Ready

The Canon MW500 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Canon MW500 does not support full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector which support full HD.

There are a number of other projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to consider including the Benq 4000 Lumens Meeting Room Projector or the Sony VPL-HW45ES.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Canon MW500 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Canon MW500 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector.

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Lamps

Fairly Big Bulb Power

The Canon MW500 has one of the bigger bulb powers (370 Watts) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. The smallest bulb power of projectors of this type and age is 140W, the biggest is 470W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the Canon MW500 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors of this age and type is 2,000h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 8,500h.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Canon MW500 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Canon MW500 has one of the louder noise levels (38 decibels) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The noise levels of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for more than a year range from 21dB to 41dB.

Alternative data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Benq 4000 Lumens Meeting Room Projector (33dB and cheaper), or the Epson V11H815041 (39dB and cheaper).

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This Canon projector has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04058154059784, 04549292059687, 08714574633930

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