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Casio XJ-A246

71

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Casio XJ-A246

Casio XJ-A246
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A very economical to run and classic moderate noise level 720p projector, with good features
35dB 1280 X 720 (720p) 2000:1 No Mar 2014
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Casio XJ-A246 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Casio XJ-A246 as follows:
84
Reviews
1 Review
78
Features
Good Features
91
Running Costs
$43 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

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 data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only $43 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 20% 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:
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Hybrid light engine
Mercury free light source
Superior color, high brightness
Cost effective
WXGA
2X OPTICAL ZOOM
Automatic brightness adjustment
HDMI
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Casio XJ-A246 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The XJ-A246 has an average 5 year running cost of only $43 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 20% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 720 (720p) Resolution

The XJ-A246 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This Casio projector has a 1280 x 720 (720p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the XJ-A246 of 35dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 57% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the XJ-A246 of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 9% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The XJ-A246's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 85% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XJ-A246 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Casio XJ-A246 of 20,000h is in the longest 11% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-A246 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The XJ-A246's bulb power of only 170W is in the smallest 2% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-A246 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Casio XJ-A246 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Casio XJ-A246 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The XJ-A246 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of multimedia projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Product Identifiers

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00079767466114, 02990091002664

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