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Casio XJ-A247 Projector

$1,225.51
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1800:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 2,500 ANSI Lumens Aug 2014
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10 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

Projector expert review website PC Mag scored this 1800:1 contrast ratio projector 70 out of 100.

Good Size

A number of people said in their reviews that the product was thin. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert website PC Mag “The Casio Slim XJ-A247 is a lightweight data projector with Wi-Fi connectivity” in their review of the Casio XJ-A247.

Good Technical Features

One customer who bought it wrote that it had good features. Pcmag.com scored the Casio XJ-A247 70 out of 100 and mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “The Casio Slim XJ-A247 ($1,209.99) is a lightweight data projector that includes some nifty features, such as a generous 2X zoom” in their Casio XJ-A247 review.

Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed it thought it was wifi compatible.

Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-A247 supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age which do not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other data projectors which support wi-Fi to this data projector and we think the Casio XJ-A147[plb_2469836_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Casio XJ-A247 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the XJ-A247 also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the XJ-A252[pl_2757589_price], the XJ-A242[pl_2571903_price], and the XJ-A147[pl_2469836_price] all from Casio is also worth considering.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This data projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is the most frequently supported supported graphics resolutions on similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The XJ-A247 has one of the bigger optical zooms (2 times zoom factor) amongst 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The optical zooms of multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the XJ-A247 range from 1.5x to 2x, and the average optical zoom is 1.7x.

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Very Light

The XJ-A247 is one of the lighter projectors of a similar spec and age to the XJ-A247 (only 2.3 kilograms) amongst 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Across all the 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the XJ-A247 the weights range from 980g to 27kg, and the average weight is 7.2kg.

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5 Reasons Against

Casio Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Casio is one of the unremarkable projector brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Casio also has unexceptional reviews for its 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One Casio XJ-A247 owner wrote in their reviews that the product did not have a good 3D picture quality. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Can't project 3D content”.

Does Not Support 3D

Most data projectors that are a comparable age to the XJ-A247 do not support 3D. The XJ-A247 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-A247 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to the XJ-A247 also do not support full HD.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the XJ-A247 is 1W, the highest is 16W, and the average RMS rated power is 4.6W. At only 1 Watt, the XJ-A247 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Casio XJ-A247

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this projector was released.

Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the XJ-A247 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the XJ-A247.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 35dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available including the XJ-A147[pl_2469836_price], the XJ-A242[pl_2571903_price], or the XJ-A142[pl_2571989_price] all from Casio which has better reviews.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Casio XJ-A247 has a relatively average projector brightness (2,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available which you might also want to consider including the XJ-A147[pl_2469836_price], the XJ-A242[pl_2571903_price], or the XJ-A142[pl_2571989_price] all from Casio which has better reviews.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might also be worth looking at include the Casio XJ-A252[plb_2757589_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Keystone Correction, Vertical
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Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Offset
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Internal Storage Capacity
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
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Weight
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Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
22 January 2015

The Casio Slim XJ-A247 is a lightweight data projector with Wi-Fi connectivity and a light source that should last the lifetime of the device...

Lightweight
Slim
Long-lasting, mercury-free light source
2X zoom
USB display
Subpar video, with rainbow effect
Soft audio
Can't project 3D content

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Electricity cost when switched on $39.95
Electricity cost when on standby $2.23
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Total running cost over 5 years $42.18
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00079767466824, 00797674668246, 04971850466826, 08699277211022

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