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Canon WX-520

70

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Canon WX-520

Canon WX-520
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level WXGA+ projector
38dB 1440 X 900 (WXGA+) 2000:1 No Aug 2013
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Canon REALiS WX520 D WXGA+ Multimedia Projector with DICOM Simulation Mode, 5200 Lumens, 2000:1 Contrast Ratio, 1.43 - 2.57:1 Throw Ratio
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Canon WX-520 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Canon WX-520 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$70 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $70 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1440 x 900 (WXGA+) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
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
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Canon WX-520 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The WX-520 has an average 5 year running cost of $70 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1440 X 900 (WXGA+) Resolution

The Canon WX-520 has a 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all data projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Canon WX-520 of 38dB is louder than 86% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Canon WX-520 of only 2,000 is in the lowest 10% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Canon WX-520's projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 14% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Canon WX-520 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Canon WX-520's bulb power of 250W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 36% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Canon WX-520 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The Canon WX-520 has a DVI port. 89% of data projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

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04960999974064, 08714574608730, 08714574609065

Canon WX-520

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