Close

Loading image...
Canon MW500
5 Images

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
Semi-installation projector ideal for retail, show rooms, meeting rooms and education. With 5,000 lumens, a 3,750:1 contrast ratio and HDBaseT, this WXGA semi-installation projector is perfect for... More
$135.51 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Adorama
$1,699.00
Checked 10 hours ago
Out of stock
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

6 Reasons For

Canon Has Good Projector Reviews

Multimedia projectors manufactured by Canon generally have good reviews compared to other brands.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Canon MW500 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that were released more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Viewsonic PJD5253.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Canon MW500 is a two number of built-in speakers multimedia projector. Most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the MW500 only have one number of built-in speakers.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Optical Zoom

The Canon MW500 has a fairly big optical zoom (1.6 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the MW500. The average optical zoom of comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the MW500 is 1.3x.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Bulb Power

Across all the projectors that came out around the same time as the MW500 the bulb powers range from 190W to 470W. With a bulb power of 370 Watts, the Canon MW500 has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MW500.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Digital Zoom

At 2 times zoom factor, the Canon MW500 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the MW500. Across all the projectors that were released one year ago the digital zooms range from 1.1x to 12x, and the average digital zoom is 3.1x.

Chart Edit

8 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to it.

Chart Edit

Does Not Support 3D

The Canon MW500 does not support 3D, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the MW500 which support 3D.

It is worth considering alternative data projectors which also support 3D including the Sony VPL-VW300ES, or the Optoma HD161X which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Support Full HD

The Canon MW500 does not support full HD, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MW500.

Other multimedia projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to look at include the Sony VPL-VW300ES which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the MW500 do not support wi-Fi. The Canon MW500 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to consider including the Epson EH-TW5350.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The Canon MW500 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s (only 2,500 hours) amongst projectors of this age. Across all the similar spec projectors that have been around for more than a year the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 800h to 75,000h.

Chart Edit

Very Small Uniformity

With a uniformity of only 75 percent, the Canon MW500 has a fairly small uniformity compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year. The average uniformity of similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the MW500 is 83%, and the uniformitys range from 75% to 95%.

Chart Edit

Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Canon MW500 is a one HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector.

Chart Edit

Very High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

When compared to other multimedia projectors of this age and spec that we have checked, the Canon MW500's power consumption (PowerSave) of 400 Watts is one of the highest. The lowest power consumption (PowerSave) of comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the MW500 is 0.2W, the highest is 400W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 170W.

Chart Edit

5 Other reasons to consider the Canon MW500

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Canon released the MW500.

Average Noise Level

The Canon MW500 has a relatively standard noise level (38 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the MW500.

If you are not bothered about having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the PU9220 (39dB), or the PU9220+ (39dB) both from Benq.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Projector Brightness

At 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Canon MW500 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the MW500.

Chart Edit

1280 X 800 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Canon MW500 supports a maximum resolution of 1280 x 800. That's over three times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MW500.

Chart Edit

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

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

Chart Edit

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Projection Distance (wide)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Magnification
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
AC (power) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Preset Modes
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Technical Details
RS-232C

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on $120.96
Electricity cost when on standby $16.69
@ $0.104923182 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price $per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
@ $0.00149770376 per litre - Edit water usage and price
litres per hour
Water price $per litre
Annual water price inflation %
Submit Energy Consumption Figures
Total running cost over 5 years $137.65
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Canon MW500uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.91T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
24
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon p232697, canon 0967c005, canon p232697p, canon 1280x800, canon 0967c003, canon 0967c003a, canon 0967c005a, canon 0967c005aa, canon 0967c003aa
Barcodes 04058154059784, 04549292059687, 08714574633930
Feedback