Casio XJ-M256


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Casio XJ-M256

Casio XJ-M256
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A fully featured and breathtakingly economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
33dB 1280 X 800 1800:1 No Aug 2014
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Casio XJ-M256 Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the Casio XJ-M256 as follows:
Value for Money
3 Years Old
Running Costs
£36 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only £36 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 8% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It 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

Casio XJ-M256 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Casio Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

On average Casio projectors have very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 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 £1,325.33 it is more expensive than 74% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Casio XJ-M256 and the United Kingdom price of £1,325.33 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,189.00 (£1,649.02).

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The XJ-M256 is in the cheapest 8% of all 2,022 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the XJ-M256 will cost only £36 over 5 years to run.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since August 2014.


1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The XJ-M256's noise level of only 33dB is in the quietest 35% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the XJ-M256 of only 1,800 is in the lowest 8% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Casio XJ-M256's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is dimmer than 71% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XJ-M256 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the XJ-M256 of 20,000h is in the longest 10% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-M256 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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The Casio XJ-M256 is 3D-ready. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-M256 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-M256 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers


00079767466930, 04971850466932

Casio XJ-M256


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