Casio XJ-A251


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Casio XJ-A251

Casio XJ-A251
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector
35dB 1280 X 800 2000:1 No Aug 2013
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Casio XJ-A251 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Casio XJ-A251 as follows:
Good Features
Running Costs
$43 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only $43 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 20% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Longer than average service life of lamp
Ecologically sound and energy-saving
Functional and versatile
Economical and efficient
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Casio XJ-A251 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The XJ-A251 is one of the more economic to run projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the XJ-A251 is only $43.

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1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the XJ-A251 of 35dB is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 44% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Casio XJ-A251's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is in the lowest 9% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The XJ-A251's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 73% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. 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.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Casio XJ-A251's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 92% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Casio XJ-A251 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-A251 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The XJ-A251's bulb power of only 170W is very small compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is smaller than 98% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the Casio XJ-A251 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The XJ-A251 has a zoom capability. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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The XJ-A251 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

casio p172993p, casio xja251uj, casio p143878p, xja251dlp

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