Flexible Image Quality AdjustmentsThe LX-MU500 combines a range of impressive image quality adjustment features such as the BrilliantColor™ system, which uses advanced color processing algorithms, and 6-Axis Color Adjust to help ensure realistic rich colors with enhanced brightness. To optimize image quality this model also features five image modes to choose from - Presentation, Standard, sRGB, Movie and DICOM (for medical presentations), along with two User settings for creating custom image mode settings. A compact size of (W: 18.3" x H: 4.8" x D: 10.3"), along with advanced optical functions including a wide throw ratio (1.07–1.71:1), Manual Vertical Lens Shift and Corner Adjustment offer additional installation flexibility.
Versatile Connectivity and ReliabilityConnections are comprehensive including two HDMI inputs (one HDMI supports MHL). Network management options include Crestron Connect, AMX Device Discovery and PJLink™. This projector is also capable of displaying 3D content via the DLP-Link System, and include a built-in 10 W speaker. The LX-MU500 is backed by the Canon 3-Year Projector and Lamp Limited Warranty (120 day lamp coverage), and the company's award-winning 100% U.S.-based Professional Service & Support which includes a 3-Year Advanced Warranty Service Exchange Program and a Service Loaner Program.
- Up to 5000 Lumens*1 and 2500:1 Contrast Ratio Delivers Bright, Engaging Images
- Native WUXGA Resolution (1920 x 1200)
- DLP Technology
- Advanced Image Quality Adjustments Settings for Enhanced Image Reproduction
- Compact Size and Flexible Placement Options
- Versatile Connectivity – Dual HDMI with MHL Support*2
- DICOM Simulation Mode
- Simplified Maintenance
- 3D Ready
- 10W Built-in Speaker
Up to 5000 Lumens*1 and 2500:1 Contrast Ratio Delivers Bright, Engaging Images
This projector projects bright 5000 lumen*1 images with up to a 2500:1 contrast ratio that helps ensure deep blacks, bright whites and rich color.
Native WUXGA Resolution (1920 x 1200)
Canon's WUXGA resolution brings bright, true widescreen display of intricately detailed HD video content and still images with outstanding color richness to large-room installations in high resolution WUXGA (1920 x 1200) at a competitive price. Content is projected without compression. Widescreen graphics, text and other visual content from laptops and desktop computers are shown in accurate proportions, just as it appears on most monitor screens.
This projector utilizes Single-chip Digital Light Processing (DLP) technology, which is a widely utilized projection technology that creates natural and lifelike images. The DLP technology utilizes a 6-segment color wheel along with a reflective Digital Micromirror Device (DMD) to produce video and images with color and high brightness. The resulting high-resolution video and images maintain the details inherent in what you are showing.
Advanced Image Quality Adjustments Settings for Enhanced Image Reproduction
The LX-MU500 has a throw ratio of 1.07 – 1.71:1, and a slight vertical Lens shift of 52.5% - 55% -- making it possible to adjust the image without digital distortion. The 4-point Keystone function makes it possible to adjust the image corners independently to offer additional flexibility while keeping the image in focus. Traditional keystone provides ±30° vertical and horizontal adjustment.
4-point Keystone Correction
Allows the corners of the image to be independently adjusted to help ensure optimal image reproduction.
Compact Size and Flexible Placement Options
This projector is relatively compact at a height of 4.8 inches, width of 18.3 inches, depth of 10.3” and weight of 11.9 pounds, it’s small and light enough to fit in a variety of spaces. Installation options include ceiling, table or rear projection.
Versatile Connectivity – Dual HDMI with MHL Support*2
Connections include two HDMI inputs (one HDMI supports MHL). Network management options for the LX-MU500 include Crestron Connect, AMX Device Discovery, and PJLink.
Network management options for the LX-MW500 include Crestron Connect, AMX Device Discovery, and PJLink.
DICOM Simulation Mode
This projector offers a DICOM Simulation Mode to simulate the results of devices compliant with the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Part 14 standardized display function for display of grayscale images. The DICOM Simulation Mode adjusts the gradation between the minimum and the maximum luminance so gradation is distributed optimally. This feature is optimized for displaying medical images such as X-rays, CAT scans and MRIs, which makes this projector ideal for non-diagnostic purposes such as lectures, academic meetings and in-hospital conferences. This feature is recommended for use in medical schools for training and educational use only.
- Blue Base
- Clear Base
10W Built-in Speaker
*2 Only one HDMI port is equipped with MHL
- Imaging Device
- DMD, x1
- Aspect Ratio
- Native Resolution
- WUXGA (1920 x 1200)
- 5000/4000 lm *2
- Contrast Ratio
- Digital Keystone
- V: ±30°, H: ±30°
Optics (Projector Lens)
- F Number, Focal Length
- F2.45 - F3.07, f=15.75 - 25.1mm
- Image Size W:
- 60 - 240"
- Image Size T:
- 60 - 150"
- Throw Distance W:
- 4.5ft - 18ft (1.4 - 5.5M)
- Throw Distance T:
- 7.2ft - 18ft (2.2 - 5.5M)
- Throw Ratio
- 1.07 - 1.71:1 *1
- Lens Shift
- V: 55.0% - 57.5%
- Image Mode
- Presentation / Standard / sRGB / Movie / DICOM / User 1 / User 2
- Color Adjustment
- Color Temperature, Color Balance, Color Tint
- Screen Color Correction
- Light Yellow, Pink, Light Green, Blue, Blackboard
- Front Table, Rear Table, Front Ceiling, Rear Ceiling
- Adjustable Feet
- Front: 2 (angle of elevation of up to 4.5°)
- Scanning Frequency
- V: 24Hz - 119.989 Hz, H: 15.73 kHz - 101.563 kHz
- Analog PC Input
- WUXGA / WSXGA+ / UXGA / SXGA+ / WXGA+ / FWXGA / WXGA / SXGA / XGA / SVGA / VGA / MAC *3
- Digital PC Input
- WUXGA / WSXGA+ / UXGA / SXGA+ / WXGA+ / FWXGA / WXGA / SXGA / XGA / SVGA / VGA *3
- Component Video Input
- 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p / 480p / 576i / 480i
- Digital Video Input
- 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p / 480p
- Dot Clock
- 162.000 MHz
- MHL Input
- 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p / 480p / 576i / 480i
- Video Input/ S-video Input
- NTSC / PAL / SECAM / NTSC4.43 / PAL-M / PAL-N / PAL-60
- Analog PC / Component Video Input (x2), Analog PC / Component Video Output (x1)
- Digital PC / Digital Video Input
- Digital PC / Digital Video / MHL Input
- Mini DIN4
- S-video Input
- RCA x3
- Video Input / Audio-L / Audio-R
- Network Connection (100BASE-TX / 10BASE -T)
- Dsub9 (Control)
- USB Type A
- Power Out
- USB Mini B
- Service Port
- Mini Jack
- Audio Input (x1), Audio Output (x1)
- Wireless Remote
- Internal Speaker
- 10W, Monaural
- Super-high Pressure Lamp
- 2000H/2500H (Lamp mode: Normal/Eco) *5
- 370/296W *2
- Fan Noise
- 36/33 dB *2
- Power Consumption
- 500/400W *2
- Standby Power Consumption
- 3.0/0.5W *3
- Heat Dissipation
- Up to 1,706 BTU/h
- Power Voltage
- AC100 - 240V : 50/60Hz
- Operating Temperature
- 32°F - 104°F (RH: 10 - 90%) *4
- W: 18.3" x D: 10.3" x H: 4.8"
- 11.9 lbs.
*1: Calculated value for 100" image
*2: Lamp Mode is Normal/ Eco. Brightness in Eco mode is only a calculated value and is not guaranteed as specification
*3: Stand by LAN function is on/off
*5: These values do not guarantee the operation life of lamps
- LX-MU500 Projector
- Lens Cap
- Power Cord (70.8")
- VGA to VGA Connection Cable (Mini Dsub15-Mini Dsub15) (70.8")
- Projector Remote Control RS-RC08 (Battery Type: CR2025)
- Lamp LX-LP02
- Quick Start Guide (book)
- User's Manual (CD-ROM)
- Warranty Card
Replacement Lamp LX-LP02
ITEM CODE: 1035C001
Replacement Air Filter
Replacement Air Filter LX-FL02
ITEM CODE: 1036C001
Remote Controller LV-RC08
ITEM CODE: 0029C001
A&E System Design Tools
A&E Specification: LX-MU500 PDF | 925 KB
Technical Drawing: LX-MU500 PDF | 1.21 MB
Technical Drawing: LX-MU500 Terminal Layout Image PDF | 427 KB
Product Manuals & Guides
Manuals & Guides
LX-MU500 User's Manual PDF | 6.6 MB
Projecting an Image in the DICOM SIM Mode PDF | 578 KB
LX-MU500 Command List
2018 Canon Projector Line-up Brochure PDF | 9.3 MB
2018 Medical Education & Training Projector Line-up Brochure PDF | 3.3 MB
Canon Projector Line-up Comparison Sheet PDF | 8.3 MB
LX-MU500 Product Datasheet PDF | 1.44 MB
Drivers and other support
All Canon Lamp based Projectors offer peace of mind as they are backed by Canon USA's Projector and Lamp Limited Warranty, which guarantees that the projector will be free from defects in workmanship and materials for 3 years from the date of original purchase, and the Lamp for 120 days from the date of original purchase. For complete terms and conditions click here.
The Canon Advanced Warranty Exchange Service Program* provides you with enhanced warranty service in addition to traditional "mail-in" repair service. The exchange program provides a replacement unit in exchange for your eligible inoperative Canon Projector if repair service is required during the product's limited warranty period.
The Canon Service Loaner Program* provides a loaner product in the event that your eligible Canon Projector is in need of repair during the limited warranty period. The loaner projector may be used while your inoperative unit is being serviced via Canon's "mail-in" repair service.
The Canon CarePAK PRO AV Extended Service Plan* offers options for one year or two years additional coverage for up to five full years of service and support from the date the Projector is purchased (only available on select models).
* Programs and service offerings subject to change without notice. For complete details, including terms and conditions for each program, or to learn more about Service and Support offerings for Canon professional projectors, please contact a Canon sales rep or call 1-800-OK-CANON.
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