Epson® PowerLite® 520 XGA 3LCD Projector

REMC #192300
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3x Brighter Colors with Epson1. 2700 lumens of color brightness and 2700 lumens of white brightness2. Features XGA resolution and short throw distance.


Epson® PowerLite® 520 XGA 3LCD Projector

REMC #192300
Request a REMC Awarded Quote for a Catalog Discount of 5-42% Discount off MAP/UMAP.

Epson® PowerLite® 520 XGA 3LCD Projector

Bring inspiring lessons to any classroom with the affordable PowerLite 520 short-throw projector. Delivering 3x Brighter Colors1 than competitive models, Epson® 3LCD projectors ensure incredible images. Featuring 2700 lumens of color brightness and 2700 lumens of white brightness2, the 520 shines — even in ambient light. Optimized for small spaces, it can project images up to 108″ from 4′ away with minimal shadows or glare. Low-cost, long-lasting lamps offer a low total cost of ownership. The optional wall mount enables flexible installation. Moderator device management software3 allows instructors to wirelessly share4 students’ work from multiple devices, simultaneously — including computers, iOS® and Android™ devices.

Key Features

  • 3x Brighter Colors1, 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 lumens2
    • White Brightness: 2700 lumens2
  • 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 Mode5
  • Flexible placement — install using a wall mount (optional) or place on a tabletop or cart
  • Convenient collaboration for BYOD classrooms — wirelessly share4 and compare students’ work from multiple devices, simultaneously, with Moderator device management software3
  • Wireless projection from an array of devices — project from iPhone®, iPad®, Android tablets and smartphones with the free Epson iProjectionTM App4 (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


  • 3x Brighter Colors with Epson1
  • Color Brightness: 2700 lumens2
  • White Brightness: 2700 lumens2
  • XGA resolution; 4:3 format
  • Short throw distance; project a 108″ image from 4′


Support BYOD classroom collaboration using Epson’s Moderator device management feature3.

  • Moderator (teacher) can display up to four different device screens simultaneously and control which device screens to display
  • Connect up to 50 Windows®, Mac®, iOS or Android devices
  • Encourage and control classroom collaboration; perfect for comparing students’ work side-by-side

Networking features that take teaching to the next level

  • Manage up to 1024 Epson networked projectors using the included EasyMP® Monitor software (available for Windows only) or Crestron RoomView® — saves time and money
  • Update projector firmware in-house via the network, a USB cable or a USB flashdrive — eliminates the need for external service center repairs; saves time and money
  • Send updates or announcements remotely to up to 1024 Epson networked projectors using the Message Broadcasting6 plug-in for EasyMP Monitor
  • Connect your projector to an access point to share it with the entire class, without running more cables

Share from your tablet or smartphone

Display from your iOS or Android mobile device with the free Epson iProjection App and any nearby Epson projector4.

  • Control your presentation with just a touch of your device screen
  • Advance through PowerPoint® or Keynote® presentations
  • Zoom in and out of PDFs
  • View Excel® spreadsheets and Word documents (iOS only)
  • Project webpages and view brilliant, high-quality images

Simple Setup Suite from Epson

Epson projectors offer a suite of innovative features that ensure flexible placement and fast, easy setup.

  • Quick Corner® — this innovative feature allows you to move any of the four corners of an image independently, to adjust each corner for a perfectly rectangular picture
  • Advanced 3-in-1 USB Plug ‘n Play instant setup — instantly project audio and video from a PC or Mac via a USB connection
  • Quick, convenient control — Instant Off® means no cool-down time required; it’s ready to shut down when you are
  • Copy menu settings for multiple projector installations — save on installation time; copy settings via a USB flash drive, USB cable or LAN

Short throw distance

  • Project large images from a short distance (e.g., an 80″ image from just 2.9′ away)
  • Ideal for use with interactive whiteboards or standard whiteboards
  • Minimizes shadow interference and glare

Optional short-throw wall mount (ELPMB45)

  • Designed for use with Epson’s PowerLite 500 series short-throw projectors
  • Wall mount offers an easy-to-install, affordable mounting solution for integration with a variety of interactive solutions and projection surfaces
  • Includes a mounting plate and telescopic extension arm, which offers convenient and flexible installation

Eco Features

Better Products for a Better Future™

  • RoHS compliant
  • Recyclable product7
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWaySM Transport Partner8


  1. Color brightness (color light output) measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4. Color brightness will vary depending on usage conditions. Leading Epson 3LCD business and education projectors compared to leading 1-chip DLP projectors, based on NPD data for June 2013 through May 2014 and PMA Research data for Q1 through Q3 2013.
  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. Moderator feature is part of EasyMP Multi-PC Projection software.
  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 specifications for availability) or via a wireless connection. Not all Epson projectors are able to be networked. Availability varies depending on model.
  5. ECO Mode is up to 10,000 hours. Normal Mode is up to 5000 hours. Lamp life will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness decreases over time.
  6. Works only with Epson projectors that support presentation over the network capability. Available for Windows only.
  7. For convenient and reasonable recycling options, visit
  8. SmartWay is an innovative partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that reduces greenhouse gases and other air pollutants and improves fuel efficiency.

EPSON, EasyMP, Instant Off, PowerLite and Quick Corner are registered trademarks, EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark and Better Products for a Better Future and Epson iProjection are trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. Keynote, iPad, iPhone and Mac are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2015 Epson America, Inc. CPD-42004R1 3/15