SINGAPORE, 21 August 2018 - Canon today announced the launch of the new LX-MU500Z, the latest addition to its laser projector lineup. The LX-MU500Z offers a laser phosphor light source which provides up to 20,000 hours of maintenance-free operation, brightness of up to 5000 lumens, and WUXGA (1920 x 1200) high resolution, in a versatile, compact design. Additionally, this new projector is equipped with advanced optical technologies such as Lens Shift and 4-Point Keystone, as well as versatile connectivity including dual HDMI inputs with MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link)1 support and HDBaseT.
“Armed with superior visuals and an incredible maintenance-free operation lifespan, the LX-MU500Z is a compact projector with larger-than-life functionality,” said Edwin Teoh, Head of Marketing, Singapore Operations, Canon Singapore. “Enabling vibrant projection with crisp clarity, Canon is committed to bringing market-leading excellence to our users in every area.”
The LX-MU500Z also features the following key benefits:
- Single-chip DLP technology - Audience will be visually engaged as text, pictures, videos and diagrams will be projected with vibrant color and crisp clarity.
- 1.36-2.18:1 throw ratio with flexible Lens Shift - Wide throw ratio and lens shift range of +/- 50 percent vertical and +/- 23 percent horizontal contributes to installation flexibility. The laser light source provides additional flexibility as the projector can be mounted in virtually any position, including portrait projection position.
- Versatile connectivity - Two HDMI inputs, one of which is MHL compatible, allows users to connect a portable device, such as a compatible phone or tablet, to the projector without the need of a computer. HDBaseT allows uncompressed HD video, audio and control signals through one single LAN cable.
Pricing and Availability
The LX-MU500Z will be available at authorised Canon resellers in September 2018 at the recommended retail price of $6,000.
About Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Canon is a global leader in photographic and digital imaging solutions. Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. is the headquarters for South & Southeast Asia driving sales, marketing and service strategies. Besides handling the domestic market, the company covers 22 other regions including subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. The parent company Canon Inc. has a global network of more than 300 companies and employs close to 200,000 people worldwide. It is dedicated to the advancement in technology and innovation and commits more than 8% of its total revenue each year to R&D. Canon is consistently one of the top few companies to earn the most number of patents over the last 20 years. As a Fortune Global 500 company, Canon is guided by its kyosei philosophy that focuses on living and working together for the common good.
1Additional MHL/HDMI adapters are required from connecting devices.