Canon Intros New LV-Series Projectors


2/22/2007—Canon has introduced three new models in its LV series of LCD multimedia projectors. The new models are targeted toward the presentation market and range in price from $999 to $1,499.

The three new LV models--LV-7265, LV-7260, and LV-X7--all offer XGA-native resolution (1,024 x 768) and support UXGA and SXGA through compression. All of them are designed for short throw distances and include a 1.6x Canon wide-angle zoom lens.

The high-end LV-7265 (6.8 lbs.) delivers 2,500 ANSI lumens of brightness with a 600:1 contrast ratio; the LV-7260 (6.6 lbs.) offers 2,000 ANSI lumens with a 600:1 contrast ratio; and the LV-X7 (6.4 lbs.) offers 1,500 ANSI lumens with a 500:1 contrast ratio.

Features that all three projectors share in common include:

  • A seven-group, 1.6x wide-angle projection lens;
  • Support for direct connection to Canon digital camcorders;
  • Five automatic image modes (Presentation, Video, Cinema, Standard, sRGB) and manual settings for each mode;
  • Enhanced Wall Color Correction for projecting on blackboards, walls, or partition;
  • An improved control panel;
  • Automatic power off timer;
  • Vertical keystone correction (automatic on the LV-7265);
  • 3,000-hour lamp life (4,000 for the LV-X7)
  • Wireless mouse control; and
  • S-video, composite, component (through the VGA terminal via an optional cable), VGA input, and audio inputs (as well as DVI-I on the LV-7265).

All three models are available now. The LV-7265 sells for $1,499; the LV-7260 runs $1,199; ad the LV-X7 sells for $999. All three include a three-year parts and labor warranty and a 120-day lamp-life limited warranty.

More info:


About the author: Dave Nagel is the executive editor for 1105 Media's educational technology online publications and electronic newsletters. He can be reached at

Have any additional questions? Want to share your story? Want to pass along a news tip? Contact Dave Nagel, executive editor, at

About the Author

David Nagel is editorial director of 1105 Media's Education Technology Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal and STEAM Universe. A 25-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.

He can be reached at You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at or follow him on Twitter at @THEJournalDave (K-12) or @CampusTechDave (higher education).

THE News Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.