Casio XJ-A142
Casio XJ-A142
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Casio XJ-A142

A cheap to run and fully featured 1800:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
1800:1 XGA (1024x768) No 35dB Sep 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Casio XJ-A142 Review

With very low running costs but mediocre reviews, we have scored the Casio XJ-A142 as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$42 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 31?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $42 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 8% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a carrying case
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

Casio XJ-A142 In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

Casio is one of the better rated data projector brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Casio also has very good reviews for its projectors. 100% of those that bought a Casio data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


1024 X 768 Resolution

The Casio XJ-A142 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This Casio data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has a Carrying Case

The XJ-A142 has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors also have a carrying case.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The XJ-A142 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 2,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XJ-A142 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 20h and the longest is 40,000h. The XJ-A142 has one of the longer service life of lamps (20,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Casio XJ-A142 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 35 decibels, the XJ-A142 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Casio released the XJ-A142 in September 2014.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The XJ-A142 has an average running cost of only $42 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

casio 1024x768


00079767466794, 00497185046679, 00797674667942, 04971850466796