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39

Overall Score

Casio XJ-A142

£1,036.20
A cheap to run and 3 year old 1800:1 1024 x 768 projector
1800:1 XGA (1024x768) No 35dB Sep 2014
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Casio XJ-A142 Review

With very low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Casio XJ-A142 number 209 across all projectors.
15
Poor
38
Missing Some Features
48
2 Years Old
90
£53 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £53 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 8% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £850.80 at Una Technology 33 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 71% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Casio XJ-A142 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Casio Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Casio has very good average ratings for its data projectors as well as across its entire data projector range compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Casio data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We checked 1,099 data projectors and they range in price from £106 to £17,495. We think that this projector has an average price compared to other data projectors.

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Features

Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-A142 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The XJ-A142 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the XJ-A142 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the XJ-A142 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-A142 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The XJ-A142 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 2,500 ANSI lumens) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Casio XJ-A142 has a carrying case, as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Casio released the XJ-A142 in September 2014.


Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The XJ-A142 is one of the most economic to run data projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the XJ-A142 will cost only £53 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers casio 1024x768
Barcodes 00079767466794, 00497185046679, 00797674667942, 04971850466796

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