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Casio XJ-M246

72

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Casio XJ-M246

£1,069.09
Casio XJ-M246
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A fully featured and phenomenally economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
33dB 1280 X 800 1800:1 No Sep 2014
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Casio XJ-M246 Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the Casio XJ-M246 as follows:
77
Reviews
1 Review
54
Value for Money
Average
80
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
95
Running Costs
£34 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data 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 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Casio projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
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Casio XJ-M246 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This projector received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from PC Mag.

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Casio Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,069.09 it is in the most expensive 34% of projectors.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the XJ-M246 is only £34 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 7% of all 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The XJ-M246's noise level of only 33dB is in the quietest 35% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The XJ-M246's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,800 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia 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

The projector brightness of the Casio XJ-M246 of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 16% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XJ-M246 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The XJ-M246's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 10% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-M246 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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3D-Ready

The XJ-M246 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-M246 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-M246 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of data projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00079767466916, 00797674669168, 04971850466918

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