Casio XJ-A256


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Casio XJ-A256

Casio XJ-A256
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector
35dB 1280 X 800 2000:1 No Aug 2012
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Casio XJ-A256 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Casio XJ-A256 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 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 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
Has a built-in speaker
Hybrid light engine
Mercury free light source
Superior color, high brightness
Cost effective
Automatic brightness adjustment
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Casio XJ-A256 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The XJ-A256 is one of the cheaper to run data projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the XJ-A256 will cost only $43 over 5 years to run.

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1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Casio XJ-A256 of 35dB is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 57% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all data projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The XJ-A256's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is in the lowest 9% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

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. The projector brightness of the XJ-A256 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 67% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Casio XJ-A256 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Casio XJ-A256's service life of lamp of 20,000h is in the longest 7% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-A256 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-A256 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The XJ-A256 has a zoom capability. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-A256 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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The Casio XJ-A256 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers


00033584149322, 00079767466138

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