Casio XJ-M146
Casio XJ-M146
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Casio XJ-M146

A staggeringly economical to run and highly recommended 1800:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
1,800 XGA (1024x768) No 33dB Sep 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Casio XJ-M146 Review

With very low running costs but average reviews, we have ranked the Casio XJ-M146 number 826 across all projectors.
2 Reviews
Average Features
3 Years Old
£41 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others. Sony multimedia 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 data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £41 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 8% of all 1,849 data 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
Quite long service life of lamp
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Quite dim projector brightness

Casio XJ-M146 In-Depth Analysis


Average Expert Reviews

Projector expert review site PC Mag scored this multimedia projector 70%.

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Very Good Brand

On average Casio multimedia projectors have very good reviews. 100% of those that bought a Casio data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £983.23 it is more expensive than 61% of projectors.


1024 X 768 Resolution

The Casio XJ-M146 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Noise Level

The XJ-M146's noise level of 33dB is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 34% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The XJ-M146's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,800 is fairly low compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 8% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The XJ-M146's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 19% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XJ-M146 has a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The Casio XJ-M146's service life of lamp of 20,000h is in the longest 6% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-M146 has a handheld remote control. 79% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Casio XJ-M146 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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The XJ-M146 is 3D-ready. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-M146 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of multimedia projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Casio released the XJ-M146 in September 2014.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The XJ-M146 has an average running cost of only £41 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers


00079767466879, 00797674668796, 04971850466871

Casio XJ-M146


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