Canon XEED WX520

Canon XEED WX520

Compact, bright, energy efficient WXGA+ installation projector with lens shift.

Canon’s most compact WXGA+ installation projector. The brilliant 5200 lumens stays constant* across the zoom range.

  • Native WXGA+ resolution
  • 5200 lumens
  • 2000:1 contrast
  • 1.8x zoom lens with vertical and horizontal shift
  • Picture-by-picture and edge blending
  • HDMI™ and DVI inputs
  • PC-less presentation
  • Easy lamp and filter access
  • Class-leading** energy efficiency
  • For powerful brightness and a high contrast ratio For powerful brightness and a high contrast ratio
  • HDMI Port HDMI Port
  • HD Ready HD Ready

Compact, high-brightness installation projector

The XEED WX520 is Canon’s brightest, most compact WXGA+ installation projector. Use it to project bright, clear, vibrant images, whatever the throw distance.

Consistently* bright

Enjoy an exceptional 5200 lumens and a contrast ratio of 2000:1 with Canon’s latest generation AISYS optical system. Brightness remains virtually unchanged across the entire zoom range of the 1.8x zoom projection lens, thanks to the constant F2.8 aperture. Unlike many competitor models, there’s virtually no drop-off towards the telephoto end of the range.

Empowering imaging capabilities

An all-new imaging processor enhances image quality and offers built-in edge blending with registration adjustment: perfect for multi-display environments. Picture-by-picture is supported from two digital sources, making this model ideal for video-conferencing. Motion blur reduction keeps images sharp even during fast-moving video, while the 4-point keystone correction makes it possible to project from almost any angle. Native WXGA+ resolution (1440 x 900 pixels) is supported by LCOS display technology that projects outstandingly smooth, detailed images.

Flexible, convenient operation

With its integrated vertical and horizontal lens shift, the XEED WX520 is easy to install. The projector can be stacked or configured in a variety of ways, enabled by its flat top and clever feet mounting options.

A choice of connectivity

HDMI and DVI terminals let you connect digitally for unsurpassed image quality. Firmware can be updated quickly and easily via the projector’s USB port, which also allows direct projection from USB flash drives. The Network Multi-Projection (NMPJ) function offers easy projection over the LAN while Crestron RoomView® provides instant unified remote control and monitoring.

Simple to maintain

The XEED WX520 will enjoy a longer service life as a result of its new, more durable optical components. When used in ECO mode, the lamp lasts up to 5000 hours; while the easily accessible lamp and air filter can be replaced without uninstalling the projector.

Exceptional energy efficiency

The XEED WX520 offers the lowest power consumption in its class**, supplemented by the dedicated ECO button that activates the low-power lamp mode and other power-saving features.

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Product Specification


Type LCOS reflective display, TFT Active Matrix
Size and Number 0.70” diagonal, 3 panels
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Native Resolution 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1296000 pixels


Lamp Type 250W NSHA
Lens F Number and Focal Length F2.8; f=21.7 – 39.0mm
Zoom Magnification and Control 1.8x Manual
Focus Control Manual
Lens Shift Vertical: 0% to +62%, Manual
Horizontal: +/-10%, Manual


Brightness 5200 lumens (4000 lumens in Eco Mode)
Brightness Uniformity 90%
Contrast Ratio 2000:1 (full on / full off)
Projection Distance Coverage 1.2m – 16.6m (3.1m - 5.5m for 100" image)
Screen Size 40” - 300” (86 x 54cm - 646 x 404cm)
Throw Ratio 1.43 - 2.57 : 1
Digital Zoom Magnification 1x – 12x
Keystone Correction Range Vertical: +/-20°
Horizontal: +/-20°
Digital RGB Compatibility UXGA / WSXGA+ / SXGA+ / WXGA+ / FWXGA / WXGA / SXGA / XGA / SVGA / VGA
Analogue RGB Compatibility UXGA / WSXGA+ / SXGA+ / WXGA+ / FWXGA / WXGA / SXGA / XGA / SVGA / VGA
Digital Video Scan Systems 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p / 480p
Component Video Scan Systems 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p / 576i / 480p / 480i
Supported File Types JPEG (via USB image viewer)
Built-in Speaker 5.0W RMS, Monaural


Digital RGB Input DVI-I 29-pin (shared)
Digital Video and Audio Input HDMI (with Deep Colour)
Analogue RGB Input 1 DVI-I 29-pin (shared)
Analogue RGB Input 2 Mini D-Sub 15-pin (Component via optional adaptor cable)
Audio Input 1 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Audio Input 2 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Audio Output 3.5mm stereo mini-jack (variable level)
USB Port USB Type A
Service Port / Projector Control Mini D-Sub 9-pin
Network Port RJ-45 (1000BASE-T / 100BASE-TX / 10BASE-T)
Wired Remote Control 3.5mm stereo mini-jack


Front Elevation Mechanism Two rotary feet, 6° maximum image elevation


Dimensions (W x H x D) 337mm x 134mm x 370mm
Weight 5.9kg
Power Source 100V - 240V AC, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Normal Mode: 355W / Eco Mode: 285W / Standby: 0.6W / Standby (LAN off): 0.2W
Noise Level Normal Mode: 38dBA / Eco Mode 32dBA
Operating Environment 0°C to +40°C
Storage Environment -10°C to +60°C
  • All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated
  • Subject to change without notice.

XEED Case Studies

Gesundheit Nord Medical Centres

Canon’s video projectors deliver the sharpest images for the doctors in the ‘Gesundheit Nord Klinikverbund Bremen gGmbH’ group. Using Canon’s XEED SX80 Mark II Medical video projectors, it has modernised its day-to-day routine and digital X-ray systems are now used in daily consultations across four clinics in Bremen.

inamo Restaurant, London

In 2010 over 90 Canon XEED projectors were installed at inamo st james. The projectors are part of inamo’s proprietary E-TableTM solution, which lets diners order their meal, choose a digital table cloth, watch a kitchen ‘ChefCam,’ and even order a taxi home, all through a projected display on their table.

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