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Ricoh PJ WX4240

69

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Ricoh PJ WX4240

Ricoh PJ WX4240
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector
37dB 1280 X 800 5000:1 No Feb 2013
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Ricoh PJ WX4240 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Ricoh PJ WX4240 as follows:
78
Features
Good Features
92
Running Costs
$41 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only $41 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 16% 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
Short throw
Rear front design
Automatic brightness control
Interactive kit
Presentation timer
iPad integration with ricoh smart presenter
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Ricoh PJ WX4240 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The PJ WX4240 is in the cheapest 16% of all 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PJ WX4240 is only $41.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Ricoh PJ WX4240 of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 30% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The PJ WX4240's contrast ratio (typical) of only 5,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 66% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PJ WX4240's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 65% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The PJ WX4240's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is shorter than 66% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Ricoh PJ WX4240 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJ WX4240 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Ricoh PJ WX4240 of 250W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 63% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the PJ WX4240 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The PJ WX4240 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Ricoh PJ WX4240 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

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Ricoh PJ WX4240

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