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Casio XJ-M241

Casio XJ-M241 Projector

1800:1 WXGA (1280x800) 33dB 2,500 ANSI Lumens Sep 2014
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The Casio Signature Model Projectors have increased I/O connectivity, are DLP 3D Ready and have auto brightness adjustment to save power and reduce eye fatigue. The USB models allow Wi-Fi... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

Two Casio XJ-M241 owners who bought this projector concluded that it had good colour saturation. Pcmag.com mentioned on PC Mag “Solid data-image quality, including sharp text and bright colors”. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Bright colors for a DLP projector” in their Casio XJ-M241 review nonetheless they only gave this projector a score of 60 out of 100.

Robust

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Pcmag.com wrote “The Casio Signature XJ-M241 is a hybrid laser/LED data projector with a very long lamp life and solid data-image quality, including sharp text” in their review of the Casio XJ-M241 yet they only scored the product 3 stars.

Good Product Quality

One Casio XJ-M241 reviewer who reviewed this projector mentioned that it was good quality.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Casio XJ-M241 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include the Sharp XG-P560WN, or the Casio XJ-M141 ($534.99) which has better reviews.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This multimedia projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is the most frequently supported supported graphics resolutions on 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors of this age and type the noise levels range from 31dB to 39dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. At only 33 decibels, the Casio XJ-M241 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

There are a number of other 33dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available that you might want to look at including the XJ-M156, or the XJ-M141 ($534.99) both from Casio which has better reviews.

If you are not concerned about having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the Casio XJ-M151 (33dB).

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Quite Big Matrix Size

The matrix sizes of data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the XJ-M241 range from 0.55" to 0.7", and the average matrix size is 0.61". With a matrix size of 0.65 inches, the XJ-M241 has one of the bigger matrix sizes amongst 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

The quietest noise level (economic mode) of 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to the XJ-M241 is 28dB and the loudest is 37dB. The Casio XJ-M241 has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s (only 28 decibels) amongst 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This projector received a score of 60% from expert review website PC Mag. The projector expert review sites don't rate this data projector that highly.

Casio Only Has Unexceptional Data Projector Reviews

Casio is one of the unexceptional data projector manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Casio also has unexceptional ratings for its 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The XJ-M241 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative multimedia projectors which also support wi-Fi including the XJ-M146, or the XJ-M156 both from Casio which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the Casio XJ-M241 does not support 3D.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other projectors with a 3D and we think the Casio XJ-M140 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-M241 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the XJ-M241 also do not support full HD.

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Very Small Offset

Data projectors of this age and type have offsets of between 33% and 120%, and the average offset is 54%. With an offset of only 33 percent, the Casio XJ-M241 has a quite small offset compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the XJ-M241.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Casio XJ-M241

Released Over Two Years Ago

Casio released the XJ-M241 over two years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,500 ANSI lumens, the XJ-M241 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

Other 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available which you might want to consider include the XJ-M141 ($534.99), the XJ-A147, or the XJ-M246 all from Casio which has better reviews.

If this 1800:1 contrast ratio projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to look at the Casio XJ-M151 (3,000 ANSI lumens).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Offset
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
30 March 2015

The Casio Signature XJ-M241 is a hybrid laser/LED data projector with a very long lamp life and solid data-image quality, including sharp text and bright colors...

Long-lasting light source
1.5X zoom
Sharp text
Bright colors for a DLP projector
Significant rainbow effect in video
Somewhat limited port selection

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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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 00079767466909, 00797674669090, 04971850466901

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