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Casio XJ-A256 Projector

2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Mar 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £70.25 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are very low
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not support full HD

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the XJ-A256 is only £71, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors of a comparable age and type.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Casio XJ-A256 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector do not support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative projectors which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might also want to consider including the AAXA Technologies M2 Micro which has better reviews.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Casio XJ-A256 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this data projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon LV-8235.

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Reviews

Casio Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Data projectors produced by Casio are some of the better data projectors according to average expert and user reviews. 100% of those that bought a Casio multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The Casio XJ-A256 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most common projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector the worst resolution is XGA (1024x768) and the best is WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Casio XJ-A256 has a zoom capability. Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to this multimedia projector do not have a zoom capability.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the XJ-A256 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector.

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

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The XJ-A256 has a carrying case, as do most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-A256 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The XJ-A256 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 35 decibels, the Casio XJ-A256 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for more than two years.

If you would consider a data projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the PT-EX610 (£1,966.54) (35dB), or the T-EW540 (35dB) both from Panasonic.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Casio XJ-A256 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this multimedia projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Lamps

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The Casio XJ-A256 has a quite long service life of lamp (20,000 hours) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type. The service life of lamps of comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector range from 200h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,400h.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Casio XJ-A256 does not support full HD. Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago also do not support full HD.

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

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The XJ-A256 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector was released in April 2017.

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£ 1,504.80 £0.00
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Infocus IN5316HDA vs Casio XJ-A256

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One More USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
One More Number of Built-In Speakers
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6.3kg Heavier
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