Appealing to a wide range of markets and applications including higher education, museums and galleries, corporate, simulation and training, digital signage, and medical education and training, Canon today announced two new LCOS Projector models to its REALiS lineup – the REALiS WUX500ST Pro AV LCOS Projector and the REALiS WUX500ST D Pro AV LCOS Projector. These short throw projectors feature a 0.56:1 throw ratio which helps enable 100-inch diagonal projection from less than 4 feet away from the projection surface, which offers an alternative option to the brightness loss experienced with lenses used on some long throw projectors.
The REALiS WUX500ST and WUX500ST D Pro AV LCOS short throw projectors include multiple industry-standard interfaces including HDMI and DVI-I, and also offer an HDBaseT receiver which allows uncompressed HD video, audio and control signals to be transmitted over one single LAN cable up to a maximum distance of 328 feet (100m). In addition, they also support Wi-Fi connectivity which can be used to help enhance the WUX500ST and WUX500ST D projectors' Network Multi Projection (NMPJ) functionality. For those in the medical education and training fields, the REALiS WUX500ST D Pro AV Installation LCOS Projector is available with all of the same features of the REALiS WUX500ST projector, plus a special DICOM Simulation Mode for displaying monochrome digital X-rays, CAT scans, and MRIs with superb grayscale gradation.The REALiS WUX500ST and WUX500ST D Pro AV LCOS short throw projectors offer a compact design yet offer a high brightness of 5,000 lumens, native WUXGA high resolution (1920 x 1200), and Canon's renowned LCOS technology with AISYS-enhancement and advanced color management, which combined allow these projectors to produce bright, highly detailed and color-accurate images. The Canon REALiS WUX500T LCOS Projector has a suggested list price of $8,249. The Canon REALiS WUX500ST D LCOS Projector has a suggested list price of $8,849 and both are currently scheduled to be available through Canon authorized dealers by the end of June 2017. Both projectors are backed by a Three-Year Limited Warranty (120-day coverage for Lamp.