ITEM CODE: 1876C002

  • WUXGA (1920 x 1200)
  • 6500 Lumens
  • LCOS Technology
  • 5 Lens Options
  • HDBT
The REALiS WUX6500 Pro AV LCOS Projector unites high resolution and brightness to create attention-grabbing displays with sharp, rich detail, exceptional contrast and outstanding color. Compatible with a variety of Genuine Canon REALiS interchangeable lenses, this projector is well suited for a wide range of applications such as large conference rooms, auditoriums, digital signage, simulation and training applications. The range of applicable industries for this projector is wide and includes higher education, corporate, museums and galleries, houses of worship as well as more.

Exceptional Image Quality

Offering a native, highly detailed WUXGA (1920 x 1200) resolution image, the WUX6500 produces bold widescreen images. Genuine Canon optics combined with Canon’s advanced LCOS technology with AISYS-enhancement provide a high brightness of 6500 lumens, a 2000:1 contrast ratio* and excellent color reproduction. With LCOS technology the space between pixels is relatively small for a smooth, realistic film-like quality so details are sharp and motion is natural.

Installation Convenience

The WUX6500 provides great versatility for installation. The motorized lens shift makes image adjustment easy, offering a wide range of vertical and horizontal shift**, while advanced 4-point Keystone Correction allows independent corner adjustment for optimized performance. The projector can be configured with five optional Genuine Canon interchangeable lenses to help achieve the best high-resolution picture across a range of throw distances. Built-in edge blending also makes it possible to create impressive displays by joining multiple images from different projectors seamlessly.

Versatile Connectivity and Network Management

Connectivity is simple and versatile with comprehensive inputs covering multiple industry standard interfaces. As well as connecting video and sound via HDMI, DVI-I and audio inputs, the WUX6500 is equipped with a built-in HDBase™ receiver so uncompressed HD video, audio and control signals can be transmitted over a single network cable over a distance of up to 100 meters.

There are inputs for RS-232 control as well as RJ-45. A USB type A input makes installing firmware updates simple. The WUX6500 is also compatible with network management systems including PJLink™, Extron, Crestron RoomView and AMX Device Discovery, allowing integration with existing systems to provide additional control and monitoring.

Peace of Mind

To provide additional piece of mind, the WUX6500 is backed by Canon's award-winning Professional Service & Support, which includes Canon’s Lamp Based Projector and Lamp Limited Warranty (120 days lamp coverage) as well as an Advanced Warranty Exchange Service Program and a Service Loaner Program.
* When the Lamp Control is ON.
** The maximum upward shift and the maximum horizontal shift cannot be used simultaneously.

Up to 6500 Lumens and 2000:1 Contrast Ratio*1 Delivers Bright, Engaging Images

This projector projects bright images up to 6500 lumens with up to a 2000:1 contrast ratio*1 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.

Canon 4K

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. The result is highly detailed, seamless, ultra-sharp image projection in virtually any environment.


Five Optional Genuine Canon Interchangeable Lenses – Exceptional Quality and Flexibility

This projector gives users the choice of multiple optional interchangeable Genuine Canon projection lenses (product does not ship with lens). Canon is renowned for its expertise and achievement in lens design and construction. In fact, the optical technology developed for Canon's acclaimed professional lenses is reflected in the development of these REALiS projection lenses.

All lenses are similarly sized and can be attached to this projector to suit a variety of applications, screen sizes, and installation environments. Please refer to the chart below for the throw ratio, zoom ratio, lens shift and screen sizes available with each optional lens.

Lens Ultra Wide
Angle Lens
Short Focus
Zoom Lens
Zoom Lens
Long Focus
Zoom Lens
Ultra Long Focus
Zoom Lens
5.5 ft.
7.2 – 10.4 ft.
(2.2 – 3.2m)
10.5 – 15.7 ft.
(3.2 – 4.8m)
15.4 – 26.2 ft.
(4.7 – 8.0m)
24.9 – 48.8 ft.
(7.6 – 14.9m)
0.80:1 1.00 – 1.50:1 1.49 – 2.24:1 2.19 – 3.74:1 3.55 – 6.94:1
Fixed 1.5x
Optical Zoom
Optical Zoom
Optical Zoom
Optical Zoom
40 – 300 in. 40 – 600 in. 40 – 600 in. 40 – 600 in. 60 – 600 in.
F Number F2.0 F2.09 – 2.34 F1.89 – 2.65 F1.99 – 2.83 F2.34 – 2.81
12.8mm 15.56 – 23.34mm 23.0 – 34.5mm 34.0 – 57.7mm 53.6 – 105.6mm
V: ±5%
H: ±2%
V: -15% – 55%
H: ±10%
V: -15% – 55%
H: ±10%
V: -15% – 55%
H: ±10%
V: -15% – 55%
H: ±10%

Specifications calculated based on the WUX6500.


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.

Installation Versatility with Motorized Lens Shift, 360-degree Vertical Installation*4, 4-point Keystone Correction and More Install-Friendly Functions

Motorized Lens Shift
Motorized vertical (-55%, +15%) and horizontal (±10%) lens shift*3 allows for adjustment of the image with virtually no distortion. This model is also equipped with motorized zoom and focus for further convenience and ease.

Motorized Lens Shift

360-degree Vertical Installation*4
360-degree projection*4 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).

360-degree Vertical Installation

4-point Keystone Correction
Allows the corners of the image to be independently adjusted to help ensure optimal image reproduction.

4-point Keystone Correction Diagonal projection

4-point Keystone Correction 4-point Keystone Correction
Lens Position Memory
Up to 3 different custom lens presets can be stored and memorized. Each preset includes information for a variety of lens settings.
  • Zoom
  • Focus
  • Lens Shift
  • Keystone
  • Aspect
  • Screen Color Adjustment
  • Digital Image Shift
This is especially convenient for digital signage as this projector makes it easy to switch from one signage set-up to another. The lens presets can also be of use in education where the presets can be used to quickly change the settings from projecting on a screen to the settings needed for projecting on a blackboard.
Lens Position Memory Lens Position 1

Lens Position Memory Lens Position 2

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.

Test Patterns
27 test patterns are provided to enable smooth installation and adjustment.

Test Patterns

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.

Multiple Image Modes for Optimal Image Quality Reproduction

This projector includes pre-set Image Modes and additional customizable Image Modes to suit a wide range of user preferences and projection environments.

Multiple Image Modes
The Image Adjustment settings allow users to customize the image and color characteristics to fulfill their specific imaging needs. These include:

Standard: Ideal for bright rooms, and when using content from computer screens or motion picture content.
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.

Image Adjustments
The Image Adjustment settings allow users to customize the image and color characteristics to fulfill their specific imaging needs. These include:

Color Adjustments
  • Color Level
  • Color Balance
  • Color Temperature
  • Gain (RGB)
  • Offset (RGB)
Advanced Image Adjustments
These adjustments provide greater flexibility to professional users with more options to adjust the image as desired. These settings include:

Ambient Light: This technology allows the user to select the color temperature, lamp type and other characteristics that are in the active environment.
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.
Dynamic Gamma Analyzes image in 60 individual segments to detect, control and optimize gradation of each area

Dynamic Gamma Maintains contrast and gradation of both bright and dark areas
Memory Color Correction: This Canon technology can be used to enhance skin tones and other color features for rich, vivid results that look striking to the human eye.
Memory Color Correction Dull colors may result in a bland image

Memory Color Correction Increases skin redness for a beautiful, healthy appearance
6-Axis Color Adjust: This technology lets users fine-tune the hue and saturation of each of the primary and secondary colors, providing a high degree of control that can make each projected image a "masterpiece."

Fine-tune Gamma: This setting enables the adjustment of gamma curve, allowing the user to adjust white, red, green and blue.
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.

Lamp Mode
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*5

This projector includes Canon’s latest Motion Blur Reduction*5 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.

Motion Blur Reduction Motion Blur Reduction

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.

Edge Blending
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.

Built-in Edge Blending Use the markers to overlap the images

Built-in Edge Blending Creates a beautiful multi projection

Advanced Registration
Advanced Registration allows independent position adjustment of the three primary colors (RGB) with high accuracy (0.1 pixel) ultimately reducing blurred colors or lines often projected at the edge of an image.

Micro-Digital Image Shift
The Micro-Digital Image Shift function shifts the image electrically, using the surplus pixels on the LCOS panel.

The Registration function modifies the registration by electronically correcting color shift due to changes in alignment of each RGB panel position.

Fan Mode
Fan Mode gives the user the ability to adjust the fan speed to support different environmental workspaces.

Vertical Projection
The Vertical Projection function automatically adjusts fan speeds and other configurations to support vertical installations.

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.

Versatile Connectivity

Versatile Connectivity

Network Multi Projection (NMPJ)

A built-in network multi projection (NMPJ) function enables this projector to project the output of one or more locally or remotely networked PCs. 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.

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.

Broadcast Mode: This mode enables one PC to connect up to 12 projectors.

  • Direct mode

    Directly connect a PC and the projector

  • Meeting mode

    Share content from a number of sources

  • Classroom mode

    Master PC leads the session by selecting which PCs to project from and controlling the projector

  • Broadcast mode

    Broadcast the same image to multiple projectors

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.

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. The replacement interval on the projection lamp is 3,000 hours in Standard mode and 4,000 hours in Silent mode. Optical filters can also be replaced to maintain high image quality for extended periods and additional economy.

*1 When the Lamp Control is ON.
*2 Calculated value for 100-inch image.
*3 The maximum upward shift and the maximum horizontal shift cannot be used simultaneously.
*4 When standing the projector straight up or down, lamp life may be shortened.
*5 When motion blur reduction is activated, brightness will be affected.

Projector Specifications

Imaging Device
0.71" LCOS panel x3
Aspect Ratio
Native Resolution
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Brightness*1 *2
6500 Lumens (Normal) / 5270 Lumens (Power Saver)
Contrast*1 *3
Digital Keystone*1
V±20°, H±20°
Lens Shift


Projection Lens
5 optional interchangeable lenses are available. (see Optics listed at Accessories tab)

Image Adjustments

Image Mode
Standard / Presentation / Dynamic / Video / Cinema / Photo / sRGB / Vivid Photo / User (1–5)
Color Adjustment
Color Level, Color Balance, Color Temperature, Gain (R,G,B), Offset (R,G,B)
Wall Color Correction
Normal / Greenboard / Adjust (custom)
360° projection (Vertical)
Tilt Angle
Bottom Front Feet: 2 places (Max. angles: 6° elevation)

Input Signals

Scanning Frequency
H: 27 ~ 75 kHz, V: 24 ~ 60Hz
Analog PC Input
Digital PC Input
Component Video Input
1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p / 576i / 480p / 480i
Digital Video Input
1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p / 480p
Dot Clock
162MHz or less


Digital PC/Analog PC Input
Digital PC/Digital Video Input (supports deep color)
Mini Dsub 15
Analog PC/Component Video Input
Mini Jack x3
Audio Input x2, Audio Output x1
Mini Jack x1
Connecting Wired Remote
RS-232C Connection
USB type A
Service Port
Network Connection (1000BASE-T / 100BASE-TX / 10BASE-T)
RJ-45 (HDBaseT™)
HDBaseT™ Input (Image, Audio, Control Signal and Network)

Remote Control

Wireless Remote
Wireless Infrared (supplied) or Wired (optional)

Built-In Sound

Internal Amplifier
5W, Mono


Super High Pressure Lamp
3000/4000 Hours


Fan Noise*2
Power Consumption*2
Standby Power*4
2.0 ~ 0.3W
Heat Dissipation
Up to 1,706 BTU/h
Power Voltage
AC 100 ~ 240V, 50/60 Hz
Operating Temperature
32°F – 104°F (0°C – 40°C) (20%RH – 85%RH)
Storage Temperature
-22°F – 140°F (-30°C – 60°C)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
14.96 x 6.69 x 16.92 in. (380 x 170 x 430mm) (including protrusion)
18.73 lbs.
Projector Warranty
3 Years parts and labor
Lamp Warranty
120 Days

*1: When using the optional projection lens RS-IL01ST (projection lens sold separately)
*2: When the lamp mode is in Full Power mode/Power Saver mode; value for Power Saver mode is a calculated value thus cannot be guaranteed as specifications
*3: When the Lamp Control function is ON
*4: Varies depending on the combination of the HDBaseT and network settings


REALiS WUX6500 What's in the Box

  • REALiS WUX6500 Pro AV Projector
  • Lens Cap
  • Power Cord
  • VGA to VGA Connection Cable (Mini Dsub15-Mini Dsub15)
  • Projector Remote Control RS-RC04 (includes two AA batteries)
  • Lamp RS-LP11
  • Quick Start Guide (book)
  • User's Manual (CD-ROM)
  • Warranty Card

Interchangeable Lens

Ultra Wide Angle Lens RS-IL03WF

ITEM CODE: 4968B001

Throw Distance*1
5.5 ft. (1.7m)
Throw Ratio*1
Zoom Ratio
Image Sizes
Focal Length
Lens Shift*2
V: ±5% / H: ±2%

Short Focus Zoom Lens RS-IL05WZ

ITEM CODE: 8168B001

Throw Distance*1
7.2 – 10.4 ft. (2.2 – 3.2m)
Throw Ratio*1
Zoom Ratio
1.5x Optical Zoom (Powered)
Image Sizes
Focal Length
Lens Shift*2
V: -15% – 55% / H: ±10%

Standard Zoom Lens RS-IL01ST

ITEM CODE: 4966B001

Throw Distance*1
10.5 – 15.7 ft. (3.2 – 4.8m)
Throw Ratio*1
Zoom Ratio
1.5x Optical Zoom (Powered)
Image Sizes
Focal Length
Lens Shift*2
V: -15% – 55% / H: ±10%

Long Focus Zoom Lens RS-IL02LZ

ITEM CODE: 4967B001

Throw Distance*1
15.4 – 26.2 ft. (4.7 – 8.0m)
Throw Ratio*1
Zoom Ratio
1.7x Optical Zoom (Powered)
Image Sizes
Focal Length
Lens Shift*2
V: -15% – 55% / H: ±10%

Ultra Long Focus Zoom Lens RS-IL04UL

ITEM CODE: 6064B001

Throw Distance*1
24.9 – 48.8 ft. (7.6 – 14.9m)
Throw Ratio*1
Zoom Ratio
1.97x Optical Zoom (Powered)
Image Sizes
Focal Length
Lens Shift*2
V: -15% – 55% / H: ±10%

Replacement Lamp

Replacement Lamp RS-LP11

ITEM CODE: 2141C001

Replacement Air Filter

Replacement Air Filter RS-FL01

ITEM CODE: 4971B001

Mount & Adapter

Ceiling Attachment RS-CL11

ITEM CODE: 4969B001

Ceiling Extension 400–600mm RS-CL08

ITEM CODE: 3096B001

Ceiling Extension 600–1000mm RS-CL09

ITEM CODE: 3097B001

Remote controller

Remote Controller RS-RC04

ITEM CODE: 4970B001

Remote Controller RS-RC05

ITEM CODE: 5750B001



ITEM CODE: 5471B001

*1 Calculated value for 100-inch image.
*2 The maximum upward shift and the maximum horizontal shift cannot be used simultaneously.

Throw Distance

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A&E System Design Tools


A&E Specification: REALiS WUX6500 PDF  |  2.7 MB


Technical Drawings

Technical Drawing: REALiS WUX6500 PDF  |  2.9 MB


Technical Drawing: REALiS WUX6500 Ceiling Mount PDF  |  2.2 MB


Template Sheet for Ceiling Mount Hole PDF  |  115 KB


Technical Drawing: REALiS WUX6500 Terminal Layout Image PDF  |  500 KB



DXF Technical Drawing: REALiS WUX6500 DXF Zipped  |  16 MB


Revit 3D: REALiS WUX6500 RFA  |  1.1 MB


Product Manuals & Guides

Manuals & Guides

REALiS WUX6500 User's Manual PDF  |  19.9 MB


NMPJ Ver. 1.2 User's Manual PDF  |   3.63 MB


Command List

REALiS WUX6500 Command List PDF  |  1.4 MB



Line-up Brochures

2019 Canon Projector Line-up Brochure PDF  |  10.3 MB


Canon Projector Line-up Comparison Sheet PDF  |  9.2 MB


Product Brochures/

REALiS WUX6500 Product Datasheet PDF  |  1.6 MB


Support Downloads

Drivers and other support


Canon Projector and Lamp Limited Warranty

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.

Advanced Warranty Exchange Service Program (3-Years and included Free with purchase)

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.

Service Loaner Program (3-Years and included Free with purchase)

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.

CarePAK PLUS Accidental Damage Protection Plan (Available at additional cost)

The Canon CarePAK PLUS Accidental Damage Protection Plan** offers protection from accidental damage such as drops, spills, power surges, and more including normal wear and tear. Learn more here.

* 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.


Sound & Video Contractor "Best of Show Award" InfoComm 2017

The REALiS WUX6500 was awarded a "Best of Show" Award from Sound and Video Contractor at InfoComm 2017. Our product was judged on the show floor.



Projector Central "Road Test Certified"

Taken together, the Canon WUX6500’s high brightness, high resolution, top tier image quality, setup flexibility, and choice of lenses will make it the ideal pick in many cases, from auditorium-size rooms to sports bars to museum displays to simulations. That is more than enough to make it a solid value, earning our Road Test Certified award.