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Canon WX300ST

Canon WX300ST Projector

2300:1 WXGA (1280x800) 36dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Nov 2014
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Compact, portable WXGA projector with a projection ratio of less than 0.5:1 delivering bigger images from a shorter distance. Project vivid widescreen images from a short distance with the Canon... More
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12 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from PC Mag.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote two years ago “It has good text quality” in their review of this projector and gave the Canon WX300ST a rating of 70 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

One person concluded that this projector had good picture quality.

Good Technical Features

One person wrote in their reviews that it had good features.

Robust

One person thought the Canon WX300ST was well made. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “A solid set of connection choices” in their Canon WX300ST review and rated it 70 out of 100.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who bought the Canon WX300ST reckoned that it was noisy. Two years ago Pcmag.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned on PC Mag “A fairly loud audio system” in their review of this projector.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed it thought it had good sound quality.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Canon projectors have an average rating of 79 out of 100, which is in the top 48% of all data projector brands that we have analysed.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to the WX300ST, the Canon WX300ST has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the VPL-EW225, and the VPL-EW246 both from Sony or the DELL S500 is also worth considering.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This data projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

The projector brightness (economic mode)s of projectors of a similar age and type to the WX300ST range from 1,500 ANSI lumens to 2,200 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness (economic mode) of 2,200 ANSI lumens, the WX300ST has one of the brightest projector brightness (economic mode)s amongst 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

Across all the projectors of a comparable age and spec to the WX300ST the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 6W to 280W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 180W. With a power consumption (PowerSave) of only 6 Watts, the WX300ST has one of the lower power consumption (PowerSave)s amongst 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The WX300ST does not support 3D. Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not support 3D.

There are a number of other data projectors which also support 3D which you might want to consider including the DELL S500 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most data projectors of a similar age and spec to the WX300ST do not support full HD. The Canon WX300ST is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to look at including the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8345 ($1,467.02) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most projectors of this type and age do not support wi-Fi. The Canon WX300ST is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

Alternative data projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the DELL S500, or the Sony VPL-EW226 which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors of a comparable age and type to the WX300ST range from 28dB to 36dB. With a noise level of 36 decibels, the WX300ST has one of the louder noise levels amongst 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

There are a number of alternative 36dB noise level projectors currently available that you might want to consider including the WX, the X300, or the X300ST all from Canon which has better reviews.

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Very Small Uniformity

The average uniformity of projectors of this age and spec is 78%, and the uniformitys range from 70% to 80%. The Canon WX300ST has one of the smaller uniformitys (only 70 percent) amongst 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Very Small Magnification

With a magnification of only 1 times zoom factor, the WX300ST has one of the smaller magnifications amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. The smallest magnification of similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the WX300ST is 1x, the biggest is 2.1x, and the average magnification is 1.5x.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon WX300ST

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Canon released the WX300ST.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the WX300ST has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the WX300ST.

We compared this projector to all the other 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors and we think because of it's better review score, the WX, the S-300, and the X300 all from Canon is also worth considering.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Focus
Magnification
Video
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
HDMI Version
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
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
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $78.13
Electricity cost when on standby $2.72
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Total running cost over 5 years $80.85
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon wx300, canon wx300s, acer lvwx300, canon p218540, canon lvwx300, acer lvwx300s, canon wx300st, canon 9880b005, canon 9880b003, canon p218540p, canon lvwx300s, acer lvwx300st, canon lvwx300st, canon 9880b003a, canon 9880b003aa
Barcodes 04053162611702, 04549292021608, 08714574624969
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