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Canon MW500

A fully featured 3750:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
3750:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 38dB Dec 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Canon MW500 Review

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1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
19
$145 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $145 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 11% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
HD-Ready
Quite bright projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Canon MW500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Canon Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Projectors manufactured by Canon have very good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just projectors) and found that Canon also has very good ratings across its entire range. 100% of those that bought a Canon data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

HD-Ready

The Canon MW500 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Canon MW500 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W. The Canon MW500 has a fairly big bulb power (370 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Canon MW500 has a built-in display. Most of the other projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 20h to 40,000h. The Canon MW500 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 2,000 hours) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Canon MW500 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the Canon MW500 does not support full HD.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The Canon MW500 has a fairly loud noise level (38 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

It was December 2015 when this Canon projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the MW500 is $145, which makes it one of the most expensive to run multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 0967c005aa, canon p232697p, canon p248895p
Barcodes 04058154059784, 04549292059687, 08714574633930

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