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10 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Canon/LV-X5. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price. The usability is also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical opinions about the image quality.

usability, price

image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Canon/LV-X5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Canon/LV-X5 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers really like the usability.


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This summary is based on the products: Canon LV-5210 Portable LCD Video Projector 2000 LumensCanon LV-5210 Portable LCD Video Projector 2000 Lumens

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Richard Jantz (

Canon LV-X5


The 3kg, LCD-based Canon LV-X5 is slightly larger than the most compact portables we have reviewed but it provides a slew of connectivity options, inc...

Wide array of connectivity options, easy set up

Average image quality, Not bright enough, Awkward calibration options, Speakers are sub-par

The Canon LV-X5's average performance and features don't stack up well against lower-priced competitors that provide better image quality.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by : Richard Jantz (

Canon LV-X5


This XGA projector provides basic features but costs more than some brighter models that provide better image quality.

Low price

Mediocre remote control, Image quality underwhelmed

The Canon LV-X5's average performance and features don't stack up well against lower-priced competitors that provide better image quality.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Richard Jantz (

Canon LV-X5 LCD Multimedia Projector


Photograph: Rick Rizner, Chris Manners

Low price

Mediocre remote control ; Image quality underwhelmed

Average performance and features don't stack up well against better-priced competitors with better image quality.

Feb, 2006

Product Specifications

Be prepared for a larger than life experience when using the LV-5210 projector. Native SVGA Resolution, Genuine Canon Optics, and a variety of video input terminals will easily transform your living room into the home theater of your dreams. Whether you are inspiring coworkers at the office or students in a classroom, the LV-5210 has what it takes to make any presentation outstanding.

Audio Output



Energy Star certified: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
Display Resolution Abbreviation:SVGA/XGA
Image Brightness:1500ANSI lumens/2000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:300:1/350:1
Max Image Size:7.6m / 760cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/800 x 600
Max Screen Distance:10.9m/7.7m
Min Image Size:0.5m / 50cm/1m / 100cm
Min Screen Distance:0.73m/1m
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:LCD projector


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon LV


Bulb power:130 / 200 / 275
Lamp Type:NSH / UHP
Service life of lamp:4000

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1.6 / 4
Focal length range (f-f):21.6 - 25.9 / 21.7 - 35.8


Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:1

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 50 / -30 - 60

Other features

Aspect Ratio:4:3
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Digital keystone correction:Vertical Correction Range: +/- 30°, Automatic
Dimensions (WxDxH):266 x 114 x 336 / 294 x 260 x 93 / 300 x 238 x 94
I/O ports:Input:\nAnalogue RGB1 (Mini D-Sub 15-pin)\nAnalogue RGB2( Mini D-Sub 15-pin)\nS-Video (Mini DIN 4-pin)\nComposite Video: RCA x 1\n3.5mm stereo mini-jack\nRCA x 2 (L/R)\nRCA x 2 (L/R)\nMini-DIN 8-pin\nOutput:\nAnalogue RGB (Mini D-Sub 15-pin)\n3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Lens focal range:F1.7 - F2.0 / F1.85 - F.25
Lens shift:9:1
Lens system:F1.7 - F2.0; f =21.6 - 25.9mm
Power requirements:100-240V; 50/60Hz / 100V - 240V AC, 50/60Hz
Resolution:786432 / 800 x 600
Technical features:Picture Image Select: Standard, Presentation, Cinema, Video, sRGB, User\nImage Elevation Adjustment: 10° max.\nDigital Gamma Correction


Dot clock scanning frequency:100 / 108 / 170 / 180
Horizontal scan range:15 - 100 / 15 - 150
Noise Level:28
Plug and Play: Yes
Vertical scan range:50 - 100 / 50 - 120

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1 / 2
Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Progressive scan output: Yes
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1 / 3


Power Consumption (Standby):7 / 8
Power consumption (typical):190 / 260 / 360


Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1 / 300:1 / 400:1
Digital gamma correction: Yes
Horizontal resolution:500 / 540
Keystone correction, horizontal:-20/20
Keystone correction, vertical:-20/20 / ±30
Projection distance:0.73 - 10.9 / 1.2/9
Projection Technology:LCD / LCOS
Projector brightness:1500 / 2000 / 4000
Projector native resolution:SVGA (800x600) / XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:1016 - 7620 / 533.4 - 7620
Uniformity:85 / 88

Projector Lamp

Bulb type:NSH/UHP


Analog signal format system:NTSC, SECAM
HD-Ready: Yes

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM/NTSC / PAL / SECAM
Analogue video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video/Composite video / RGB / S-Video

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:2.9 / 3 / 4.8