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3x Brighter Colors
, and reliable performance — 3LCD, 3-chip technology
One measurement of brightness is not enough — look for both high color brightness
and high white brightness. The PowerLite 520 has:
Color Brightness: 2700 lumens
White Brightness: 2700 lumens
Incredible image quality — native XGA resolution and 4:3 format
Large, engaging presentations, even in small spaces — short throw distance saves
space; project a 108" image from just 4' away with minimal shadows and glare
Long-lasting, low-cost lamps — up to 10,000 hours in ECO Mode
Flexible placement — install using a wall mount (optional) or place on a tabletop or cart
Convenient collaboration for BYOD classrooms — wirelessly share
and compare
students’ work from multiple devices, simultaneously, with Moderator device
management software
Wireless projection from an array of devices — project from iPhone
, iPad
, Android™
tablets and smartphones with the free Epson iProjection™ App
(wireless module
sold separately)
Manage projectors and present remotely — easy network connectivity; software included
Powerful sound to engage every student — includes a built-in 16 W speaker and
microphone input; or, use external speakers, even in Standby Mode
XGA 3LCD Projector
The affordable XGA short-throw projector for
reliable performance.
520 XGA 3LCD Projector
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Projection System 3LCD, 3-chip technology
Projection Method Front/rear/ceiling mount
Driving Method Poly-silicon TFT Active Matrix
Pixel Number 786,432 dots (1024 x 768) x 3
Color Brightness
Color Light Output: 2700 lumens
White Brightness
White Light Output: 2700 lumens
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Native Resolution 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Resize 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA),
1152 x 864 (SXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA),
1280 x 960 (SXGA2), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA3),
1280 x 768 (WXGA 60-1), 1360 x 768 (WXGA 60-2),
1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+),
1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
Lamp Type 215 W UHE
Lamp Life
Up to 10,000 hours (ECO Mode)
Up to 5000 hours (Normal Mode)
Throw Ratio Range 0.55 – 0.74
Size (projected distance) 50" to 108" (1.27 to 2.74 m)
Keystone Correction Manual Vertical ± 15 degrees
Keystone Correction Manual Horizontal ± 15 degrees
Connectivity Projector is Mac compatible via USB, DVI
or VGA adapter (not included)
Contrast Ratio Up to 16,000:1
Color Reproduction Up to 1.07 billion colors
Projection Lens
Type No optical zoom/Manual focus
F-number 1.60
Focal Length 6.4 mm
Zoom Ratio Digital zoom 1.0 – 1.35
Display Performance NTSC: 480 lines, PAL: 576 lines
(Depends on observation of the multi-burst pattern)
Input Signal NTSC/NTSC4.43/PAL/M-PAL/N-PAL/PAL60/
Speaker 16 W (mono)
Operating Temperature 41 ˚ to 95 ˚F (5 ˚ to 35 ˚C)
Power Supply Voltage 100 – 240 V ± 10%, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption
293 W (Normal Mode)
229 W (ECO Mode)
1.9 W Standby (Communication On)
0.22 W Standby (Communication Off)
Fan Noise
35 dB (Normal Mode)
28 dB (ECO Mode)
Security Kensington
Security lock port, padlock and security
cable hole, password protect function
Dimensions (W x D x H)
Including feet: 13.5" x 12.7" x 5.2"
Excluding feet: 13.5" x 12.7" x 3.7"
Weight 8.2 lb
Remote Control
Features Source search, video, LAN, computer, USB, power,
aspect, color mode, volume, e-zoom, A/V Mute, freeze, menu,
page up and down, help, auto, mouse functions, user, esc
Operating Angle
Right/left: ± 30 degrees
Upper/lower: 10 to ± 60 degrees
Operating Distance 19.7 ft (6 m)
Eco Features
RoHS compliant
Recyclable product
Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWay
Transport Partner
The Epson Connection
Pre-sales support U.S. and Canada 800-463-7766
Internet website
Service Programs
Two-year projector limited warranty, Epson
Road Service
program, PrivateLine
dedicated toll-free support and 90-day
limited lamp warranty
What’s in the Box
PowerLite 520 projector, power cord, computer cable (VGA),
projector remote control, batteries, user manual CD, projector
software CD, Quick Setup Sheet, password protection sticker
and lens cover
Ordering Information
PowerLite 520 V11H674020
Genuine Epson lamp V13H010L87
Replacement air filter V13H134A47
Short-throw wall mount (ELPMB45) V12H706020
Pilot™ 2 (ELPCB02) V12H614020
Active speakers (ELPSP02) V12H467020
Wireless 802.11 b/g/n LAN unit (ELPAP07) V12H418P12
Quick wireless connection USB key (ELPAP07) V12H005M09
Epson DC-06 document camera V12H321005
Epson DC-11 document camera V12H377020
Epson DC-12 document camera V12H594020
Epson DC-20 document camera V12H500020
Universal projector ceiling mount ELPMBPJF
Adjustable suspended ceiling channel kit ELPMBP01
False ceiling plate kit ELPMBP02
Structural round ceiling plate ELPMBP03
Adjustable extension column (pipe) 8"–11" ELPMBC01
Duet™ screen ELPSC80
ES3000 portable screen (ELPSC26H) V12H002S3Y
Computer/component video: D-sub 15 pin x 2
S-video: Mini DIN x 1
Composite video: RCA (Yellow) x 1
Audio in: RCA x 1 (L and R), Mini stereo x 2
USB (Type B) connector x 1(USB display, audio
and mouse control)
USB (Type A) connector x 1(USB memory/
document camera)
HDMI x 1
RJ-45 x 1
Serial: RS-232c x 1
Monitor out: D-sub 15 pin x 1
Audio out: Mini stereo x 1
Microphone: Mini stereo x 1
Wireless LAN port: 802.11 b/g/n (optional –
module sold separately)
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1 Compared to leading 1-chip DLP business and education projectors based on NPD data, July 2011 through June 2012. Color brightness (color light output) measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4. Color brightness
will vary depending on usage conditions. | 2 Color brightness (color light output) and white brightness (white light output) will vary depending on usage conditions. Color light output measured in accordance with IDMS
15.4; white light output measured in accordance with ISO 21118. | 3 Lamp life will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness decreases over time. | 4 Check your
owner’s manual to determine if a wireless LAN module must be purchased separately to enable wireless connection on your Epson projector. Epson projectors can be networked either through the Ethernet port on the
projector (check model specications for availability) or via a wireless connection. Not all Epson projectors are able to be networked. Availability varies depending on model. | 5 Moderator feature is part of EasyMP
Multi-PC Projection software. | 6 For convenient and reasonable recycling options, visit | 7 SmartWay is an innovative partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that reduces
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