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Canon S-300

74

Overall Score

Canon S-300

Canon S-300
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A classic and good spec moderate noise level SVGA projector, with OK running costs
35dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 2300:1 No Aug 2014
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Canon S-300 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Canon S-300 as follows:
97
Reviews
7 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
69
Running Costs
$82 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 93%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This Canon projector has running costs of $82 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The S-300 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
BrilliantColor technology
Minimum maintenance for maximum durability
Direct power off
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Canon S-300 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The S-300 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the S-300 will cost $82 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Canon S-300 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Canon S-300 of 35dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 58% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Canon S-300 of only 2,300 is in the lowest 18% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Canon S-300's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 63% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Canon S-300 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Canon S-300 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Canon S-300 of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is smaller than 94% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Canon S-300 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 9964b005, 9964b003aa, lvs300

Barcodes:

04053162737266, 04549292021561

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