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Casio XJ-A242

76

Overall Score

Casio XJ-A242

$1,048.99
Casio XJ-A242

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A staggeringly economical to run and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with many positive recommendations and a reasonable price
35dB 1280 X 800 1800:1 No 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 429 across all projectors.
78
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
96
Running Costs
$26 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has terrific 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 $26 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 6% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving 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
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Casio XJ-A242 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The XJ-A242 is one of the cheapest to run projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the XJ-A242 will cost only $26 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the XJ-A242 of 35dB is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 60% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The XJ-A242's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,800 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 93% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Casio XJ-A242's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 82% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Casio XJ-A242 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the XJ-A242 of 20,000h is in the longest 9% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-A242 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Casio XJ-A242 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Casio XJ-A242 has a carrying case. 82% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00079767466817, 00797674668178, 04971850466819

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