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Casio XJ-M146

70

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Casio XJ-M146

£983.23
Casio XJ-M146

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A staggeringly economical to run and classic moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 1800:1 No Sep 2014
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Casio XJ-M146 Review

With very low running costs and very good reviews, we have ranked the Casio XJ-M146 number 949 across all projectors.
79
Reviews
2 Reviews
51
Value for Money
Average
75
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
95
Running Costs
£34 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this multimedia projector to others. Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are also excellent.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only £34 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 7% of all 2,068 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This Casio projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Laser & LED hybrid light source supporting high-brightness projection without mercury
Approximately 20,000-hour long-life light source with less brightness degradation
Startup as quick as 5-seconds fast ON & OFF switching for convenient usability
Enhanced beauty and realism A further leap forward in color reproduction
Concern for today's high environmental quality standards
Vertical positioning expanding the scope of use
Centralized control and remote operation functions
Internal memory for pc-free presentations
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Casio XJ-M146 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 70% from PC Mag.

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Casio Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We calculated the average reviews for all Casio multimedia projectors and found that Casio had very good reviews. 100% of those that bought a Casio projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The XJ-M146 is one of the cheapest to run projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the XJ-M146 will cost only £34 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since September 2014.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The XJ-M146 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The Casio XJ-M146's noise level of 33dB is relatively standard compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 59% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the XJ-M146 of only 1,800 is lower than 93% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the XJ-M146 of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 16% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XJ-M146 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The Casio XJ-M146's service life of lamp of 20,000h is in the longest 10% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-M146 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Casio XJ-M146 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Casio XJ-M146 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of data projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-M146 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00079767466879, 00797674668796, 04971850466871

Casio XJ-M146

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