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Ricoh PJ X4240N

69

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Ricoh PJ X4240N

Ricoh PJ X4240N
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 5000:1 Yes Apr 2014
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Ricoh PJ X4240N Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Ricoh PJ X4240N 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 multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only $41 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 16% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Interactive teaching gets a closer look
Make an impact
Focused on helping instructors
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Ricoh PJ X4240N In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The PJ X4240N is in the cheapest 16% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the PJ X4240N will cost only $41 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Ricoh PJ X4240N has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the PJ X4240N of only 5,000 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 34% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The PJ X4240N's noise level of 38dB is louder than 86% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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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 PJ X4240N of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 29% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PJ X4240N supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Ricoh PJ X4240N of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is shorter than 66% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Ricoh PJ X4240N has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJ X4240N has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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HD-Ready

The PJ X4240N is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the Ricoh PJ X4240N does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Display

The PJ X4240N has a built-in display, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have a built-in display.

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3D-Ready

The Ricoh PJ X4240N is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Average Bulb Power

The Ricoh PJ X4240N's bulb power of 250W is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 37% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Password Protection

The PJ X4240N supports password protection, which is unusual. 87% of data projectors do not support password protection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ricoh x4240n

Barcodes:

00026649307386, 00266493073864, 04961311882265

Ricoh PJ X4240N

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