Casio XJ-A245V


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Casio XJ-A245V

Casio XJ-A245V

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An average spec and 5 year old 280 x 800 resolution 1800:1 contrast ratio data projector, with moderate running costs
1280 X 800 1800:1 No 2,500 ANSI Lumens Feb 2013
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Casio XJ-A245V Review

With low running costs and average features, we have scored the Casio XJ-A245V as follows:
Average Features
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£67 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 34?

Viewsonic 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,870 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Hybrid light engine
Mercury free light source
Superior color, high brightness
Cost effective
Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n included
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Casio XJ-A245V In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Casio Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Casio projectors and found that Casio had very good ratings compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Casio projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The XJ-A245V has an average running cost of £67 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,870 projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Casio released the XJ-A245V in February 2013.


280 X 800 Resolution

The XJ-A245V has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800). Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the XJ-A245V of only 1,800 is lower than 92% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The XJ-A245V's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 85% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XJ-A245V has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The XJ-A245V's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than 95% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-A245V has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of projectors.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-A245V supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of multimedia projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-A245V does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The XJ-A245V is not Energy Star certified, although keep in mind that 99% of multimedia projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The XJ-A245V has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of multimedia projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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The Casio XJ-A245V is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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