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Canon LV 8215

Canon LV 8215
alaScore 86

5 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Canon LV 8215. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability. The reliability is also appreciated, but there are some mixed reviews about the price.

image quality, reliability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Canon LV 8215 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Siddharth Basrur (

The Canon LV-8215 - The Spaceship has Landed


When I first unpacked the Canon LV-8215, I didn't think it would be capable of much. It's just another multimedia projector that isn't even capable of playing back Full HD files. It's also quite large, and doesn't have HDMI. Still, I took my time with...

This is definitely one of the better projectors I’ve seen. It has excellent colour reproduction capabilities, is easy to use and is not too expensive at Rs. 89,995. I would definitely recommend this projector, although it does have its share of...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Tony Hoffman (

Canon LV-7297M


The Canon LV-7297M provides solid image quality for a moderately priced XGA projector with a basic feature set.

Good at projecting text. Solid (if unspectacular) image quality.

Lacks carrying case. Tinting in data images. Feeble sound system.

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Canon LV-8215 Review


LV-8215 projector is a new competitor from Canon that has all the key elements needed for K12 classroom or boardroom use.

Product Specifications


Built-in Speakers: Yes


Audio RCA Inputs:1
Computer Audio (mini-jack) input:2
VGA Outputs:1


Colour of product:Black, White


Built-in Display: No



Image resolution

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Brightness:2600 ANSI Lumens
Contrast (full on/off):450 :1
Maximum Image Size:300 in
Maximum projection distance:12 m
Maximum Resolution:UXGA (1600x1200)
Minimum Image Size:21 in
Minimum Projection Distance:0.8 m
Standard Resolution:1280x800 WXGA
Supporting Aspect Ratios:4:3
Widescreen: Yes


Bulb power:230
Lamp Type:NSH / UHP
Service life of lamp:4000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):6000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2 - 2.15
Digital Zoom:4
Focal length range (f-f):18.4 - 22.1 / 19.8 - 23.7
Throw ratio:1.6 - 1.93:1


Digital Zoom:4 x
Digital Zoom Possibilities: Yes
Lens Aperture:1.7-2.0
Optical Zoom:1.2 X
Vertical Keystone Correction:30 degrees


Depth:336 mm
Depth (in):13.2 in
Height:111 mm
Height (in):4.3 in
Weight:3.3 kg
Weight (lb):7.2 lb
Width:317 mm
Width (in):12.4 in


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:1 / 7


Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35 / 5 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 50 / -10 - 60

Other features

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):317 x 336 x 111
Interface:Mini D-Sub
Lens shift:9.125: 0.875
Power supply type:100V - 240V AC, 50/60Hz
Resolution:1280 x 800

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Horizontal scan range:15 - 93
Noise Level:36.4
Noise level (economic mode):29
Preset modes:Cinema, Presentation, Standard
Vertical scan range:50 - 120


Full HD (1920x1080): No
HDTV Compatible: Yes
Supported Picture Formats:480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1 / 3
Composite Video In:1
DVI port:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in: Yes
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):10
Power Consumption (Standby):0.7
Power consumption (typical):294
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (typical):450:1 / 500:1
Keystone correction, vertical:+/-30; +/-20
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Projection distance:0.8 - 12 / 1.3 - 11.8
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:2600
Projector native resolution:WXGA (1280x720) / XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:1016 - 7620 / 533.4 - 7620
Supported aspect ratios:4:3
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1.2:1


Audible Noise:35 dB
Audible Noise (whisper mode):29 dB
Lamp Effect:230 W
Lamp Life:5000 hrs
Power Consumption:294 W


Card reader integrated: No


3D: No
Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM
Full HD: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:- DT01181\n- RC-R008\n- HAS-K250
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Height :10.1
Weight:3 / 3.3