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Casio XJ-M146

71

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Casio XJ-M146

$1,499.00
$1,198.00 $301 cheaper than 55 days ago
Casio XJ-M146

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An economical to run and classic moderate noise level XGA projector, with good features
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 1800:1 No Sep 2014
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Casio XJ-M146 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Casio XJ-M146 number 666 across all projectors.
81
Reviews
2 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
96
Running Costs
$29 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others.
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 $29 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 7% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia 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
Laser & LED hybrid light source supporting high-brightness projection without mercury
Approximately 20,000-hour long-life light source with less brightness degradation
Startup as quick as 5-seconds fast ON & OFF switching for convenient usability
Enhanced beauty and realism A further leap forward in color reproduction
Concern for today's high environmental quality standards
Vertical positioning expanding the scope of use
Centralized control and remote operation functions
Internal memory for pc-free presentations
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Casio XJ-M146 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $301 (20%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Casio XJ-M146 of £983.23 ($983.23) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $214.77.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The XJ-M146 is one of the most economic to run data projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the XJ-M146 will cost only $29 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The XJ-M146 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This Casio projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The XJ-M146's noise level of 33dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 42% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the XJ-M146 of only 1,800 is lower than 93% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

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. The projector brightness of the Casio XJ-M146 of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XJ-M146 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Casio XJ-M146 of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 91% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-M146 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-M146 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Casio XJ-M146 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-M146 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

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00079767466879, 00797674668796, 04971850466871

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