An impressive short throw ratio of 0.56:1, significant 0-75% vertical lens shift and compact, lightweight design help ensure installation is flexible and convenient, even in tight or constricted spaces. Built-in HDBaseT and Wi-Fi® connectivity also help to make set up simple.
The REALiS WUX500ST incorporates an exceptional combination of features, making it stand out in the market as an ideal choice for a variety of uses including museums and galleries, simulation, corporate, government, higher education and more.
Exceptional Image QualityWith a Native WUXGA Resolution (1920 x 1200), a brightness of 5000 lumens, a 2000:1 contrast ratio, plus Canon’s cutting-edge optical technologies, all of these contribute to outstanding image quality. The latest LCOS panel combined with AISYS-enhancement heightens that quality further, along with a Genuine Canon Lens and advanced color management system.
Flexible InstallationThe compact size of the WUX500ST along with a relatively light weight of just 13.9 lbs., in combination with its short throw ratio of 0.56:1 and a significant Lens Shift range (0–75% Vertical and 10% ± Horizontal), helps make installation incredibly versatile, even in challenging settings. A variety of advanced settings also allow further optional adjustments, including 4-point independent Keystone Correction, which allows the corners of the image to be independently altered for maximum focus and image reproduction.
Versatile Connectivity and Network ManagementThe REALiS WUX500ST comes with a variety of industry-standard interfaces including HDMI®, DVI-I, USB, RJ-45 and RS-232C, plus Audio Inputs. HDBaseT is built in which transmits uncompressed HD video, audio and control signals over one single LAN cable, up to 100 meters. Wi-Fi® is built in so multiple PCs can connect via Network Multi Projection (NMPJ). This projector is also compatible with Crestron Room View and AMX Device Discovery for added convenience and control.
Peace of MindThe REALiS WUX500ST is backed by the Canon Three-Year Projector and Lamp Limited Warranty (120-day lamp coverage). Our Professional Service & Support is award-winning. It includes both a Three-Year Advanced Warranty Service Exchange Program*2 and a Service Loaner Program*2.
*2 Programs and service offerings subject to change without notice. For complete details, including terms and conditions for each program, or to learn more about Service and Support offerings for Canon professional projectors, please contact a Canon sales rep or call 1-800-OK-CANON.
- Up to 5000 Lumens*1 and 2000:1 Contrast Ratio Delivers Bright, Engaging Images
- Native WUXGA Resolution (1920 x 1200)
- LCOS Technology with AISYS-enhancement
- Genuine Canon Optics with Short Throw Ratio (0.56:1) and Significant Lens Shift (75% Vertical and 10% Horizontal) Provide Exceptional Image Quality with Minimal Image Distortion
- Installation Versatility with Motorized Lens Shift, 360-degree Vertical Installation*2, 4-point Keystone Correction and More Install-Friendly Functions
- Advanced Professional Installation Settings including Built-in Edge Blending and Advanced Registration
- Multiple Image Modes*3 for Optimal Image Quality Reproduction
- Image Adjustment and Advanced Adjustment Options for Customizable Image Characteristics
- Motion Blur Reduction*4
- Versatile Connectivity – HDMI, DVI-I, USB Type A, RJ-45, RS-232 and Audio Inputs
- Network Management including PJLink™, Extron, Crestron Connectivity and AMX Device Discovery
- Network Multi Projection (NMPJ) over Wi-Fi®
- Low Power Consumption and Simplified Maintenance
Up to 5000 Lumens*1 and 2000:1 Contrast Ratio Delivers Bright, Engaging Images
This projector projects bright 5000 lumen*1 images with up to a 2000:1 contrast ratio that helps ensure deep blacks, bright whites and outstanding color. The results are images with crisp depth and dimension, and amazing color accuracy, which is critical to those with discerning needs.
Native WUXGA Resolution (1920 x 1200)
Canon's WUXGA resolution brings bright, true widescreen display of intricately detailed HD video content and still images with outstanding color richness to large-room installations in high resolution WUXGA (1920 x 1200) at a competitive price. Content is projected without compression. Widescreen graphics, text and other visual content from laptops and desktop computers are shown in accurate proportions, just as it appears on most monitor screens.
LCOS Technology with AISYS-enhancement
The exceptional imaging performance of this projector starts with Canon's proprietary AISYS (Aspectual Illumination System) Optical Engine, which utilizes advanced light management technology to maximize the contrast and brightness benefits of the projector's LCOS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) display panels, which deliver superior reflectivity and durability while accomplishing high luminance. The result is highly detailed, seamless, ultra-sharp image projection in virtually any environment.
Genuine Canon Optics with Short Throw Ratio (0.56:1) and Significant Lens Shift (75% Vertical and 10% Horizontal) Provide Exceptional Image Quality with Minimal Image Distortion
Drawing on Canon’s advanced optical expertise, this projector utilizes Genuine Canon Optics to project high-quality, virtually distortion-free images.
The lens features a multitude of Canon Lens technologies, such as dual-sided aspherical lens elements as well as Ultra Low Dispersion (UD) lens elements. These elements significantly reduce chromatic aberration, curvilinear distortion, ghosting and flare to create sharp and clear images in a compact projector size.
A short throw ratio of 0.56:1 means that a 100-inch diagonal image can be projected from an approximate distance of only 4 feet away, with virtually no image distortion. This allows for large, accurate images in tight spaces from museums and galleries to simulation and training.
A large vertical (0–75%) and horizontal (±10%) lens shift allows for adjustment of the image with virtually no distortion. Users can be virtually assured that this projector can be optimally positioned to suit their specific environment and needs.
Combined, the short throw ratio and significant lens shift help produce an optimized viewing angle that achieves virtually no distortion right up to the very edge of the image. A deep depth of focus (F2.7) allows images to be rendered highly accurately onto a variety of curved surfaces. Where other projectors may distort or bow at the edges, Canon’s optical technology keeps the image periphery extremely straight – exhibiting significantly low TV distortion. This results in beautiful images with smooth edges.
Installation Versatility with Motorized Lens Shift, 360-degree Vertical Installation*2, 4-point Keystone Correction and More Install-Friendly Functions
4-point Keystone Correction
Allows the corners of the image to be independently adjusted to help ensure optimal image reproduction.
360-degree Vertical Installation*2
360-degree projection*2 allows the projector to be positioned anywhere on the vertical axis. Fan speed can also be adjusted to help optimize results (depending on projector positioning).
Screen Color Correction
Enables users to fine-tune the colors of images based on the color of the projection surface. Adjustments can be made from Normal and Greenboard, as well as additional tuning for projecting onto virtually any other colored surface.
Picture by Picture
A Picture by Picture feature enables two high-quality images from two digital inputs (via DVI and HDMI) to be projected simultaneously side-by-side within the projected image.
26 test patterns are provided to enable smooth installation and adjustment.
This projector is equipped with a built-in HDBaseT™ receiver facilitating uncompressed HD video, audio and control signals to be transmitted over one single LAN cable with a maximum distance of 100m. This reduces complex wiring schemes used for a typical setup as well as maximizing long cable runs with minimal image quality degradation.
HDBaseT™ operation may vary when connected to other third-party HDBaseT™ devices. Please consult with a Canon representative for a full compatibility list.
Advanced Professional Installation Settings including Built-in Edge Blending and Advanced Registration
A variety of advanced installation settings provide added customization options for challenging installation areas.
The Edge Blending function enables the user to combine multiple images to create a seamless, extra-wide projection. Advanced functions allow for color blending and black level adjustments to maximize image quality.
The Registration function modifies the registration by electronically correcting color shift due to changes in alignment of each RGB panel position.
Micro-Digital Image Shift
The Micro-Digital Image Shift function shifts the image electrically, using the surplus pixels on the LCOS panel.
Fan Mode gives the user the ability to adjust the fan speed to supporting different environmental workspaces.
The Vertical Projection function automatically adjusts fan speeds and other configurations to support vertical installations.
Multiple Image Modes*3 for Optimal Image Quality Reproduction
Multiple Image Modes*3
Image Modes provide different variations of color reproduction characteristics suitable for the image type and projection environment. They include:
Presentation: Ideal for somewhat bright rooms when text needs to be clear, such as when part of a video presentation.
Dynamic: Ideal for rooms that are somewhat bright, and when showing motion picture content.
Vivid Photo: Ideal for rendering rich color brilliantly and reproducing skin tones naturally.
Photo/sRGB: Ideal for projecting images from sRGB-supported digital cameras.
Video: Ideal for rooms that are somewhat dark, and for video content.
Cinema: Ideal for viewing theatrical image content in a room without lighting.
5 Customizable Modes: Ideal for custom set-ups. Provides up to 5 user-selected combinations of image quality settings that can be stored in the memory and selected as an image mode.
Image Adjustment and Advanced Adjustment Options for Customizable Image Characteristics
This projector offers extensive image quality adjustments to help users customize the image to meet their specific projection needs.
The Image Adjustment settings allow users to customize the image and color characteristics to fulfill their specific imaging needs. These include:
- Color Level
- Color Balance
- Color Temperature
- Gain (RGB)
- Offset (RGB)
These adjustments provide greater flexibility to professional users with more options to adjust the image as desired. These settings include:
Random Noise Reduction: This feature eliminates minute noise that may appear in the image.
MPEG Noise Reduction: This feature eliminates block noise that may appear when playing back compressed digital images and "mosquito noise" that may appear in a dot pattern near the edges.
Mosquito Noise Reduction: This feature eliminates "mosquito noise" exclusively from still images.
Dynamic Gamma: When applied, this feature analyzes individual areas of the image for specific, independent contrast adjustment so light and dark areas do not appear over or under exposed.
Lamp Control: This setting suppresses the amount of luminance by reducing the lamp power when the input image signal is of an all-black image. It will also improve the contrast ratio.
Allows the user to select either Full Power to project images at full brightness, or Power Saver which reduces lamp brightness to save energy.
Motion Blur Reduction*4
This projector includes Canon’s latest Motion Blur Reduction*4 feature for improved visibility when movement is fast. By inserting extra frames to video content, motion blur is reduced and the clarity of graphics and text on fast-moving objects is preserved. Three different modes (Strong, Low and Off) are included for flexibility, with each depending on the level of movement and type of video content.
Versatile Connectivity – HDMI, DVI-I, USB Type A, RJ-45, RS-232 and Audio Inputs
Connections include: HDMI, DVI-I, and analog RGB computer connectors; a VGA connector; a LAN connection terminal for wired transmission of image and audio signals from a PC; stereo audio inputs, and an audio output for connecting to external speakers or a sound system (the projector includes a built-in five-watt speaker). Industry-standard control and networking inputs include a network-ready RJ-45 port enabling authorized users to manage and control multiple projectors from any PC on a network (Gigabit data transfer speeds are supported), an RS-232 serial connection for monitoring the projector locally through a third-party control system, a USB Type A port for easy installation of firmware upgrades, a mini-jack for connecting an optional hand-held wired remote controller and a built-in HDBaseT™ receiver.
Network Management including PJLink™, Extron, Crestron Connectivity and AMX Device Discovery
Compatibility with Crestron, AMX Device Discovery and Extron helps ensure seamless integration into most systems or infrastructures and smooth network management. Support for PJLink™ also makes it possible to control and monitor the projector over a network – this feature is ideal for observing lamp hours, usage and much more.
Network Multi Projection (NMPJ) over Wi-Fi®
Built-in network multi projection (NMPJ) function and Wi-Fi® connectivity enable selective sharing of visual content from one or more PCs and laptops, wirelessly or over LAN. Four NMPJ modes enable selective sharing of visual information:
Direct Mode: In this mode the user can connect directly to the projector using a network cable or can connect directly to the network where the projector is located. The user can connect 1 PC and use 1 projector.
Meeting Mode: This mode is for sharing materials among all meeting attendees. It also enables remote operation and sharing via the internet between bases in different locations. The benefit of this mode is that each PC can select multiple projectors as projector operation is enabled from each PC. This mode allows the user to connect up to 10 PCs and 6 projectors on an infrastructure connection, or 5 PCs and 1 projector on a wireless connection.
Classroom Mode: The instructor can decide which attendee PCs will connect with which projectors and can switch the attendee projections as the class progresses. The benefit of this mode is that one PC (instructor) selects which PCs (students) to project from and controls the projectors. Certain operations are enabled from the client PCs (students), however they're limited. In this mode the user can connect up to 10 PCs and 6 projectors via an infrastructure connection, or 5 PCs and 1 projector via a wireless connection.
Broadcast Mode: This mode enables one PC to connect up to 12 projectors (infrastructure connection only).
Directly connect a PC and the projector
Share content from a number of sources
Master PC leads the session by selecting which PCs to project from and controlling the projector
Broadcast the same image to multiple projectors
Low Power Consumption and Simplified Maintenance
This projector uses a relatively low amount of power per lumen. It offers multiple power-management settings that allow the user to preset stand-by durations, execute power operations and auto-assign functions to the power button.
The design of this projector also allows for simplified maintenance – air filters and the projection lamp can be replaced while the projector remains ceiling mounted without having to uninstall.
*2 When standing the projector straight up or down, lamp life may be shortened.
*3 Available image modes vary to some extent depending on the selected input signal and setting.
*4 When motion blur reduction is activated, brightness will be affected.
- Imaging Device
- 0.71”, Reflective LCOS Panel x3
- Aspect Ratio
- Native Resolution
- 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
- 5000 Lumens / 3460 Lumens *2
- Contrast Ratio
- Digital Keystone
- V: ±12°, H: ±12°
- F Number, Focal Length
- F2.7, 8.8mm
- Electronic Zoom
- 12x Maximum
- Image Size
- 30 – 300" *3
- Amount of Lens Shift
- V: 0 – 75%, H: ±10%
- Throw Ratio
- 0.56:1 *2
- Image Modes
- Standard, Presentation, Dynamic, Photo/sRGB, Video, User (1–5)
- Color Adjustment
- Color Level, Color Balance, Color Temperature, Gains of RGB, Offsets of RGB
- Screen Color Correction
- Normal, Greenboard, Adjust
- Upward, Downward, Table, Ceiling
- Adjustable Feet
- Bottom front: 2 places (Maximum elevation 6°)
- Scanning Frequency
- H: 15.734kHz – 75.000kHz, V: 24.000Hz – 60.317Hz
- Analog PC Input
- WUXGA / UXGA / WSXGA+ / SXGA+ / WXGA+/ FWXGA / WXGA / SXGA / XGA / SVGA / VGA
- Digital PC Input
- WUXGA / UXGA / WSXGA+ / SXGA+ / WXGA+/ FWXGA / WXGA / SXGA / XGA / SVGA / VGA
- Component Video Input
- 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p / 576i / 480p / 480i
- Digital Video Input
- 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p / 480p
- Dot Clock
- 162MHz (Maximum)
- HDBaseT™ Input
- Equivalent to the input signals for HDMI terminal
- USB Data Transfer
- JPEG still images only
- Digital PC / Analog PC input
- Digital PC / Digital Video input
- Network Connection (1000BASE-T / 100BASE-TX / 10BASE-T)
- Analog PC / Component Video input
- Dsub9 (Control)
- RS-232 Connection
- USB Type A
- USB Connection
- Mini Jack
- Audio input x2, Audio output x1
- Mini Jack (Remote)
- Wired remote control connection
- Wireless Remote
- Infrared (supplied) / Wired (optional)
- Internal Amplifier
- 5W, Monaural
- Super High Pressure Lamp
- 3000H / 5000H
- 280 / 200W *2
- Fan Noise
- 38 / 30 dB *2
- Power Consumption
- 395 / 295W *2
- Standby Power Consumption
- 1.8 – 0.2W *4
- Heat Dissipation
- Up to 0000 BTU/h
- Power Voltage
- AC100 – 240V, 50/60Hz
- Operating Temperature
- 32°F – 104°F (0°C – 40°C), 20%RH – 85%RH
- Storage Temperature
- -4°F – 140°F (-20°C – 60°C)
- Dimensions (W x H x D)
- 13.26 x 5.35 x 16.33 in. (337 x 136 x 415mm)
- 13.88 lbs. (6.3kg)
*1: Calculated value for 100 type image
*2: Lamp mode is Full power / Power saver. Brightness in Power saver mode is only a calculated value and is not guaranteed as specification
*3: Indicates projectable range, although the optical performance is guaranteed only for 50 – 200 inches
*4: Varies depending on the combination of the HDBaseT™ and network settings
- REALiS WUX500ST Pro AV Projector
- Lens Cap
- Power Cord
- VGA to VGA Connection Cable (Mini Dsub15-Mini Dsub15)
- Projector Remote Control LV-RC06 (includes two AA batteries)
- Quick Start Guide (book)
- User's Manual (CD-ROM)
- Warranty Card
Replacement Lamp RS-LP08
ITEM CODE: 8377B001
Replacement Air Filter
Replacement Air Filter RS-FL02
ITEM CODE: 8379B001
Mount & Adapter
JRWX 450 Under Table Mount
Item available through Crimson AV
Ceiling Attachment RS-CL16
ITEM CODE: 1214C001
Ceiling Extension 400–600mm RS-CL08
ITEM CODE: 3096B001
Ceiling Extension 600–1000mm RS-CL09
ITEM CODE: 3097B001
Remote Controller RS-RC05
ITEM CODE: 5750B001
Remote Controller RS-RC06
ITEM CODE: 8381B001
Optional Feet RS-FT01 (Pack of Four)
ITEM CODE: 8380B001
Compact Install Shipping Case
ITEM CODE: 2482V754
Compact Install Soft Carrying Case
ITEM CODE: 2482V755
A&E System Design Tools
A&E Specification: REALiS WUX500ST PDF | 908 KB
Technical Drawing: REALiS WUX500ST PDF | 869 KB
Technical Drawing: REALiS WUX500ST Ceiling Mount PDF | 507 KB
Technical Drawing: REALiS WUX500ST Terminal Layout Image PDF | 801 KB
Technical Drawing: REALiS WUX500ST Template Sheet Forceiling Mount Hole PDF | 116 KB
Product Manuals & Guides
Manuals & Guides
REALiS WUX500ST User's Manual PDF | 17.6 MB
NMPJ Ver. 1.2 User's Manual PDF | 3.63 MB
REALiS WUX500ST Command List
2016 Canon Projector Line-up Brochure PDF | 13.3 MB
2016 Medical Education & Training Projector Line-up Brochure PDF | 3.0 MB
Canon Projector Line-up Comparison Sheet PDF | 4.2 MB
REALiS WUX500ST Product Datasheet PDF | 3.4 MB
Drivers and other support
All Canon Lamp based Projectors offer peace of mind as they are backed by Canon USA's Projector and Lamp Limited Warranty, which guarantees that the projector will be free from defects in workmanship and materials for 3 years from the date of original purchase, and the Lamp for 120 days from the date of original purchase. For complete terms and conditions click here.
The Canon Advanced Warranty Exchange Service Program* provides you with enhanced warranty service in addition to traditional "mail-in" repair service. The exchange program provides a replacement unit in exchange for your eligible inoperative Canon Projector if repair service is required during the product's limited warranty period.
The Canon Service Loaner Program* provides a loaner product in the event that your eligible Canon Projector is in need of repair during the limited warranty period. The loaner projector may be used while your inoperative unit is being serviced via Canon's "mail-in" repair service.
The Canon CarePAK PRO AV Extended Service Plan* offers options for one year or two years additional coverage for up to five full years of service and support from the date the Projector is purchased (only available on select models).
* Programs and service offerings subject to change without notice. For complete details, including terms and conditions for each program, or to learn more about Service and Support offerings for Canon professional projectors, please contact a Canon sales rep or call 1-800-OK-CANON.
Digital Signage Magazine "Best of Show Award" InfoComm 2017
The REALiS WUX500ST won a Digital Signage "Best of Show Award" at InfoComm 2017. The winners were chosen at InfoComm 2017 by a panel of onsite judges.LEARN MORE
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