Casio XJ-A147
Casio XJ-A147
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Casio XJ-A147

A cheap to run 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-A147 Review

With very low running costs but good reviews, we have scored the Casio XJ-A147 as follows for Summary.
1 Review
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$42 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It 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.
This Casio projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
1024 x 768 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

Casio XJ-A147 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Good

This projector received a rating of 80 out of 100 from expert review site

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Good Size

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


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

Very Good Brand

Casio is one of the superior data projector manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, 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.


Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the Casio XJ-A147 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. The average projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the XJ-A147 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Casio XJ-A147 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The best resolution of all multimedia projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Has a Carrying Case

The XJ-A147 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-A147 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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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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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the Casio XJ-A147 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst data projectors of this age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-A147 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XJ-A147 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was September 2014 when this data projector was released.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The XJ-A147 is one of the cheapest to run multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the XJ-A147 is only $42.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers casio projectorxja147uj, casio vp857836, casio c01mza00, casio xja147uj, casio p202335p, casio c01mzs00, acer xja147uj
Barcodes 00079767466800, 00797674668000, 04971850466802, 05052184595884, 08699277211039