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27

Overall Score

Casio XJ-A256

A fully featured 2000:1 280 x 800 projector
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Aug 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Casio XJ-A256 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Casio XJ-A256 as follows for Summary.
50
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
10
$696 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 27?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $696 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 1% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite long service life of lamp
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Casio XJ-A256 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Casio multimedia projectors and also specifically for Casio projectors and found that in both cases Casio had very good ratings. 100% of those that bought a Casio projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-A256 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the XJ-A256 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XJ-A256 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Casio XJ-A256 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the XJ-A256 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the XJ-A256 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The XJ-A256 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Casio XJ-A256 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was August 2012 when Casio released the XJ-A256.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The XJ-A256 is in the most expensive 1% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the XJ-A256 is $696.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00033584149322, 00079767466138

Casio XJ-A256 Review Sources

To prepare this Casio XJ-A256 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 331,047 product attributes, 16,167 projector reviews and 2,327,800 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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