Canon Debuts Short Throw REALiS LCOS Projectors With Optical Lens Shift

Canon introduces two new LCOS Projector models to the REALiS lineup – the REALiS WUX500ST Pro AV LCOS Projector and the REALiS WUX500ST D Pro AV LCOS Projector. These new additions, which include a short throw ratio of 0.56:1 and optical vertical lens shift of 0-75 percent feature:

  • These short throw projectors feature a 0.56:1 throw ratio which allow for 100-inch diagonal projection from less than 4 feet away from the projection surface.
  • The REALiS WUX500ST and WUX500ST D Pro AV LCOS short throw projectors are spec’d at 5,000 lumens, native WUXGA high resolution (1920 x 1200), and use Canon’s LCOS technology with AISYS-enhancement and advanced color management.
  • Inputs include 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).

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. This mode, which offers both clear and blue base color temperature presets, simulates the results of devices compliant with the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Part 14 standard. This mode can also be utilized in other specialized applications like black and white photography where an expanded range of gamma adjustment is required.

The Canon REALiS WUX500T LCOS Projector lists for $8,249 and the Canon REALiS WUX500ST D LCOS Projector lists for $8,849 and both will ship by the end of June 2017. Here are more detailed specs.