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Canon LV-S3 Projector

SVGA Home Theater Projector
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From Canon —   Power, features and versatility you can carry anywhere. At just 4.9 pounds, the LV-S3 is Canon's lightest projector -- providing impressive, life-like projection in a miniature package. You can carry it to work during the day, and convert your family room into a big-screen movie theater at night. Create powerful presentations anytime and anywhere -- just by connecting your digital camcorder, digital camera, or laptop. Whether your application is business, education, or entertainment, the LV-S3 offers the right mix of features, at just the right size. The LV-S3 is designed to be used right out of the box. The Canon LV-S3 projector was manufactured by Sanyo as the PLC-SW30. This projector was also marketed as the EIKI LC-SD10, and the Boxlight SP-10t.

  • 800 x 600 SVGA native resolution, compatible up to 1,280 x 1,024
  • 1,250 ANSI lumens of brightness
  • Digital keystone correction
  • Wireless remote included
  • Supports PC, NTSC, PAL, SECAM, NTSC signals
  • Lightweight, only 4.9 pounds
 

Canon LV-S3 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$1,299
User Reviews
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Status
Discontinued
Released
November 2003
Warranty
3 Years
 
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White Brightness
1,250 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
800x600
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Contrast
300:1
Display Type
0.55" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1035i, 575i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
160W UHP bulb

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Throw Distance
4.3' - 21.2'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
34.00" - 200.00"
Throw Ratio
1.59:1 - 1.89:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-8" and 12'-7" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
No
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.15" x 10.94" x 8.37"
Weight
4.9 lbs
Audible Noise
32 dB
Internal Speakers
Mono
Power
100V - 240V
Additional Features
At just 4.9 pounds, the LV-S3 is Canon's lightest projector -- providing impressive, life-like projection in a miniature package.

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ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

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BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

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