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Casio XJ-A242
XJA242

$1,048.99
Casio XJ-A242

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Our Verdict:
A good spec and staggeringly economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with plenty of owner recommendations
35dB 1280 X 800 1800:1 2,500 ANSI Lumens Jul 2014
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Casio XJ-A242 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Casio XJ-A242 number 374 across all projectors.
57
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
96
Running Costs
$27 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only $27 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 6% of all 1,886 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This Casio projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1800:1 contrast ratio
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Casio XJ-A242 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average running cost of the XJ-A242 is only $27 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 6% of all 1,886 data projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Casio XJ-A242's noise level of 35dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 51% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1800:1 Contrast Ratio

The Casio XJ-A242 has an 1800:1 contrast ratio which is higher than the 10000:1 contrast ratio found on most projectors. The best contrast ratio of all projectors is 2500000:1 and the worst is 120:1.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Casio XJ-A242's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XJ-A242 has a built-in speaker. 78% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the Casio XJ-A242 of 20,000h is longer than 88% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Casio XJ-A242 has a handheld remote control, as do 82% of projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-A242 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 60% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The XJ-A242 has a carrying case. 81% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

casio xja242uj

Barcodes:

00079767466817, 00797674668178, 04971850466819

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