Canon Introduces Five New DLP Projectors

Canon U.S.A., Inc. today introduced five portable projectors offering 3000 lumens of brightness, a 2300:1 contrast ratio, filter-free operation, and up to 6,000 hours of lamp life when in Economy mode. Designed for the education and corporate/small office markets, the compact projectors weigh approximately six pounds and are backed by Canon’s three-year parts and labor limited warranty and Projector Protection Program (Triple P). The new Canon portable projectors and their native resolutions are as follows:

Product Name

Native Resolution

LV-WX300 Multimedia Projector

WXGA (1280 x 800)

LV-X300 Multimedia Projector

XGA (1024 x 768)

LV-S300 Multimedia Projector

SVGA (800 x 600)

LV-WX300ST Short Throw Multimedia Projector

WXGA (1280 x 800)

LV-X300ST Short Throw Multimedia Projector

XGA (1024 x 768)

DLP® BrilliantColor™ technology integrates advanced color-processing algorithms, a six-color high-speed color wheel, and a Digital Micromirror Device (DMD). These new Canon projectors are also 3D-ready when combined with an optional DLP-Link System and other accessories.

The new Canon LV-WX300ST and LV-X300ST short throw models feature projection ratios of 0.49:1 and 0.61:1 respectively, enabling them to project an 80-inch picture (diagonal measure) from a distance of 33 and 39 inches, respectively.

All five of Canon’s new portable projectors include advanced Color Adjustment features, including Screen Color adjustment, which helps to correct the colors of the projected image in relation to the color of the projection surface. Five pre-set colors are included: light yellow, pink, light green, blue, and blackboard.

Canon’s new portable projectors include multiple computer, video, and audio inputs for compatibility with a variety of image-playback devices.

These new projectors have suggested list prices and ship dates as follows:

Product Name

Suggested List Price1

Approximate Ship Date



October 2014



October 2014



November 2014



January 2015



January 2015

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