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49

Overall Score

Casio XJ-A246

A very economical to run 2000:1 1280 x 720 multimedia projector with alright reviews and not bad features
2000:1 WXGA (1280x720) No 35dB Mar 2014
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Casio XJ-A246 Review

With low running costs but good reviews,
67
1 Review
63
Good Features
46
3 Years Old
89
£71 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £71 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 10% 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 built-in speaker
Has a carrying case
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Casio XJ-A246 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

This projector received a rating of 80% from expert review website pcmagazine.ru.

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Very Good Brand

Casio has very good average ratings across its entire projector range. 100% of those that bought a Casio projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Does Not Support Full HD

The Casio XJ-A246 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Casio XJ-A246 has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XJ-A246 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-A246 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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1280 X 720 Resolution

The XJ-A246 has a 1280 x 720 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x720). Projectors resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the XJ-A246 of 20,000h is in the longest 7% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Casio XJ-A246 has a zoom capability. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The XJ-A246's bulb power of only 170W is in the smallest 2% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the XJ-A246 of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 18% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The XJ-A246's noise level of 35dB is pretty typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 56% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Casio data projector was released in March 2014.


Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The average running cost of the XJ-A246 is only £71 over 1 year based on fine energy prices, which is in the cheapest 10% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00079767466114, 02990091002664
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Moderately louder noise level
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Significantly shorter service life of lamp
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105W bigger bulb power
Older by over one year
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219% higher running costs over five years

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