|1800:1||WXGA (1280x800)||No||35dB||Jul 2014|
|Contrast Ratio (typical)||Projector Native Resolution||3D||Noise Level||Release Date|
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Casio XJ-A242 Review
|Value for Money||
|3 Years Old|
|£56 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 56?
It has exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £56 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 8% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This Casio projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Has a built-in speaker
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD
Should You Buy it Now?
Casio XJ-A242 In-Depth Analysis
Casio Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors
Casio is one of the better rated data projector brands according to average reviews from users and experts. 100% of those that bought a Casio data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Average Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £1,120.72 it is more expensive than 66% of projectors.
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Casio XJ-A242 and the United Kingdom price of £1,120.72 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,048.99 (£1,366.52).
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the XJ-A242 of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 17% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.
Does Not Support Full HD
The XJ-A242 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.
Has a Carrying Case
The XJ-A242 has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Casio XJ-A242 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the Casio XJ-A242 of 35dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 58% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp
The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h. The XJ-A242's service life of lamp of 20,000h is quite long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 6% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
The XJ-A242 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.
The best resolution across similar types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Released Over Three Years Ago
This projector was released in July 2014.
Running Costs Are Very Low
The average running cost of the XJ-A242 is only £56 over 1 year based on fine energy prices, which is in the cheapest 8% of all 1,763 projectors.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||casio xja242|
|Barcodes||00079767466817, 00779184113317, 00797674668178, 04971850466819|