The XJ-A246 is one of the cheapest to run multimedia projectors of this age and spec that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the XJ-A246 is only £71.
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Good Expert Reviews
This 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector received a score of 80% from expert review site pcmagazine.ru.
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Casio Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews
Data projectors produced by Casio generally have good ratings. 100% of those that bought a Casio projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was March 2014 when this multimedia projector was released.
The Casio XJ-A246 supports Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years which do not support Wi-Fi.
There are a number of alternative projectors which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the AAXA Technologies M2 Micro.
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Does Not Support Full HD
The XJ-A246 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also do not support full HD.
The XJ-A246 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector also have a built-in speaker(s).
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Quite Dim Projector Brightness
The average projector brightness of projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector is 4,200 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 110 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens. At only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the Casio XJ-A246 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this data projector.
WXGA (1280x720) Resolution
The highest resolution of the XJ-A246 is WXGA (1280x720). That's 56% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.
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Has a Zoom Capability
The XJ-A246 has a zoom capability. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age do not have a zoom capability.
Average Noise Level
At 35 decibels, the XJ-A246 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.
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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)
The XJ-A246 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other data projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).
Has a Carrying Case
The XJ-A246 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors of this age and type also have a carrying case.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The XJ-A246 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to this multimedia projector.
The Casio XJ-A246 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector.
Ports & Interfaces
Does Not Have a DVI Port
Like most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this data projector, the Casio XJ-A246 does not have a DVI port.
Quite Small Bulb Power
At only 170 Watts, the XJ-A246 has a very small bulb power compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector. The smallest bulb power of 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector is 170W, the biggest is 400W, and the average bulb power is 270W.
Very Long Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamps of projectors that came out around the same time as this projector range from 200h to 30,000h. The Casio XJ-A246 has one of the longest service life of lamps (20,000 hours) amongst 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.
Casio XJ-A246 Review Sources
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