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Casio XJ-A251 Projector

2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £70.25 Electricity cost over 5 years
Very low running costs
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

The XJ-A251 is in the cheapest 6% of all 91 projectors of a comparable age and spec that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the XJ-A251 is only £71.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector was released in August 2013.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XJ-A251 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Reviews

Casio Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Projectors from Casio have an average rating of 72 out of 100, which is in the top 81% of all projector manufacturers that we have analysed. 100% of those that bought a Casio projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-A251 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also do not support full HD.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other data projectors with a full HD and we think the AAXA Technologies LED Android Pico Projector which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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HD-Ready

The XJ-A251 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 35 decibels, the Casio XJ-A251 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this multimedia projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The XJ-A251 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Casio XJ-A251 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all data projectors of this age and type the best resolution is WUXGA (1920x1200) and the worst is XGA (1024x768).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the XJ-A251 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Epson D6155W (3,500 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The XJ-A251 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector do not have a zoom capability.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The XJ-A251 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The XJ-A251 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 170 Watts, the Casio XJ-A251 has one of the smallest bulb powers amongst 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors of this type and age is 170W, the biggest is 400W, and the average bulb power is 270W.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

When compared to other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector, the service life of lamp of the Casio XJ-A251 of 20,000 hours is one of the longest. The average service life of lamp of 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago is 5,400h.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-A251 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers casio p172993p, casio xja251uj, casio p143878p, xja251dlp

Casio XJ-A251 Review Sources

To prepare this Casio XJ-A251 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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