Canon Expands Line of REALiS Compact Installation Projectors

Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced today the introduction of the newest projector in their Pro AV Compact Installation LCOS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) line.

The new REALiS WUX500 features WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200), 5000 lumens of brightness and up to a 2000:1 contrast ratio, built-in HDBaseT, and Canon’s LCOS technology.

New Features

  • Built-in HDBaseT receiver allowing HD video, audio and serial control signals to be transmitted over one single Ethernet cable with a maximum distance of 328 feet (100m).
  • Network Multi Projection (NMPJ), a function that projects video data from computers via a network, and offers a range of applications from a simple point-to-point direct connection, to connecting multiple projectors to a single or multiple computers.
  • Wi-Fi® capability with two modes of connection: the Projector Access Point mode allows users to directly connect up to five computers wirelessly, while the Infrastructure mode allows the WUX500 projector to connect to an existing network wirelessly
  • PC-Free Projection, which allows a user to project large JPEG images (up to 10912×8640) via the USB port, without the use of a computer.
  • PC-Free Multi Projection function, which allows for up to nine REALiS WUX500 projectors to be networked together to project one large JPEG image without the use of a computer.

Price and Availability

The new Canon REALiS WUX500 projector will have suggested list prices of $4,899 and is expected to be available through authorized Canon dealers and distributors in mid- June 2015.

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