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Casio XJ-A252

74

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Casio XJ-A252

£1,145.97
Casio XJ-A252

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An amazingly economical to run and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, but representing only moderate value for money
35dB 1280 X 800 1800:1 No Aug 2014
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Casio Slim XJ-A252 Portable WXGA 720p DLP Projector with Speaker - White
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7.9% APR for 48 Months
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
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Casio XJ-A252 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Casio XJ-A252 number 170 in best selling projectors and number 796 across all projectors.
68
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
95
Running Costs
£30 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. Epson data 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 2018.
It has running costs of only £30 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 6% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Casio projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
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Smart ceiling installation
Wireless operation for smooth meetings and presentations (c-assist)
Wide-angle 2x zoom capability
Internal memory for pc-free presentations
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Casio XJ-A252 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Casio Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Casio is one of the better rated projector manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews. 100% of those that bought a Casio projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,145.97 it is in the most expensive 31% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The XJ-A252 has an average 5 year running cost of only £30 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released in August 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the XJ-A252 of 35dB is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 41% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Casio XJ-A252's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,800 is lower than 93% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Casio XJ-A252's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 71% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Casio XJ-A252 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The XJ-A252's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than 90% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-A252 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-A252 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

casio 1280x800, casio xja252

Barcodes:

00079767466831, 00642703993397, 00779184112709, 04971850466833

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