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Casio XJ-A147

Casio XJ-A147 Projector

1800:1 XGA (1024x768) 35dB 2,500 ANSI Lumens Sep 2014
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By combining a laser, a fluorescent element and an LED Casio has created an original mercury-free hybrid light source capable of generating high brightness. Casio has achieved high brightness... More
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10 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This 1800:1 contrast ratio data projector received a rating of 80 out of 100 from data projector expert review site projectorcentral.com.

Good Size

One person who reviewed this projector concluded that it was lightweight. Projectorcentral.com said in their review “The Casio XJ-A147 is Casio's latest iteration of its light-weight, high-end, 1024x768 projector” .

Robust

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Expert website Projectorcentral.com said “Is built around Casio's hybrid LED-laser light source paired with a DLP chip” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Casio XJ-A147 supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the XJ-A147 do not support WiFi connectivity.

It is worth also looking at other data projectors which also support WiFi connectivity including the Casio XJ-M156[plb_2757562_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago, the XJ-A147 has a built-in speaker.

Other data projectors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to consider include the Casio XJ-A242[plb_2571903_price] which has better reviews; or the Casio XJ-A142[plb_2571989_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Casio XJ-M156[plb_2757562_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

This projector supports a graphics resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is the most commonly supported graphics resolution on data projectors of a similar spec and age to it.

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Narrow

1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the XJ-A147 have widths of between 200mm and 500mm, and the average width is 340mm. With a width of only 296.9 millimeters, the Casio XJ-A147 is quite narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the XJ-A147.

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Very Light

At only 2.3 kilograms, the Casio XJ-A147 is fairly light compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age. Across all the comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the XJ-A147 the weights range from 980g to 27kg, and the average weight is 7.2kg.

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Fairly Big Offset

The average offset of data projectors of this age and spec is 54%. With an offset of 50 percent, the XJ-A147 has one of the bigger offsets amongst 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Very Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode

At only 115 Watts, the XJ-A147 has a quite low power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years. The lowest power consumption in economy mode of projectors of a comparable age and type to the XJ-A147 is 110W and the highest is 150W.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The Casio XJ-A147 does not support 3D image projection, although keep in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type also do not support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the XJ-A147, the XJ-A147 does not support Full HD projection.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the XJ-A147 have RMS rated power of between 1W and 16W. The XJ-A147 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 1 Watt) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the XJ-A147.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

At 29 decibels, the Casio XJ-A147 has a quite loud noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the XJ-A147. The average noise level in economy mode of comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the XJ-A147 is 29dB, and the noise levels in economy mode range from 28dB to 37dB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Casio XJ-A147

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this multimedia projector was released.

Casio Projectors Have OK Reviews

Whilst Casio is one of the average projector manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, Casio has unexceptional ratings specifically for its 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Average Noise Level

The XJ-A147 has a fairly standard noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the XJ-A147.

Alternative 35dB noise level data projectors currently available which you might also want to consider include the Casio XJ-A142[plb_2571989_price] which is cheaper; or the Casio XJ-A242[plb_2571903_price] which has better reviews.

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Casio XJ-A147 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most common native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Average Projector Brightness

The Casio XJ-A147 has a relatively standard projector brightness (2,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the XJ-A147.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including a cheaper data projector such as the Casio XJ-A142[plb_2571989_price] or you might consider a higher scoring data projector such as the Casio XJ-A242[plb_2571903_price].

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might also be worth looking at include the Casio XJ-M156[plb_2757562_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Maximum Digital Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Number of Colours
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Offset
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
Component Video in Port
Serial Interface Type
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Internal Storage Capacity
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Cable Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
25 November 2014

The Casio XJ-A147 is Casio's latest iteration of its light-weight, high-end, 1024x768 projector. It's rated at 2500 lumens, measured close to that in my tests, and is built around Casio's hybrid... Read more…

Lightweight
Slim
Long-lasting, mercury-free light source
Good warranty for projector and bulb
2X zoom
Subpar video, with rainbow effect
Soft audio

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $38.23
Electricity cost when on standby $2.27
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Total running cost over 5 years $40.50
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers casio xja147, casio xja147u, casio vp857836, casio xja147uj, casio c01mzs00, casio c01mza00, special xja147, special xja147u, special xja147uj, special xja147ujp, special xja147ujpr, special xja147ujpro, special xja147ujproj, sconosciuto 1024x768, casio projectorxja147, casio projectorxja147u, casio projectorxja147uj
Barcodes 00079767466800, 00734646057110, 00797674668000, 04971850466802, 05052184595884, 08699277211039

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