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Ricoh PJ WX4240 Projector

5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 3,000 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Supported Graphics Resolutions Release Date
A short throw distance makes them perfect for easy interaction. Because the projectors can be placed 60 centimetres from the screen, everyone benefits. The teacher or presenter can stand at the... More
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10 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

The PJ WX4240 has an average 1 year running cost of £104 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run projectors of a similar type and age.

Ricoh Projectors Have Good Reviews

Ricoh is one of the better rated projector manufacturers according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all projectors.

Supports Wi-Fi

The PJ WX4240 supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the PJ WX4240 which do not support wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years, the Ricoh PJ WX4240 has a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq W1060[plb_1403581_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Ricoh PJ WX4240 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution supported by multimedia projectors of this type and age. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this projector. This Ricoh projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the PJ WX4240 the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Ricoh PJ WX4240 is more than most projectors that were launched more than two years ago. The most commonly supported image formats supported is BMP, but this image formats supported is not supported by this projector. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR and JPG are also supported by this data projector.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Light

Across all the projectors of a similar type and age to the PJ WX4240 the weights range from 2.6kg to 27kg. With a weight of only 3.1 kilograms, the PJ WX4240 is one of the lighter 5000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PJ WX4240 amongst projectors of this age.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The average service life of lamp (economic mode) of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PJ WX4240 is 4,500h, and the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 2,500h to 6,000h. The Ricoh PJ WX4240 has a fairly long service life of lamp (economic mode) (5,000 hours) compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the PJ WX4240.

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Very Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

5000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago have power consumption (economy mode)s of between 200W and 830W, and the average power consumption (economy mode) is 450W. At only 204 Watts, the PJ WX4240 has a quite low power consumption (economy mode) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the PJ WX4240.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The PJ WX4240 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors of this age and spec also do not support full HD.

Other data projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to consider include the Benq W1060[plb_1403581_price], or the Hitachi CP-AX2503[plb_2298359_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support 3D

The PJ WX4240 does not support 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other data projectors that came out more than two years ago also do not support 3D.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which also support 3D that you might also want to consider including the Epson Z8455WUNL[plb_1838281_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

At only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Ricoh PJ WX4240 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the PJ WX4240. The dimmest projector brightness of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the PJ WX4240 is 2,000 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 10,000 ANSI lumens.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Ricoh PJ WX4141N[plb_2502936_price] (3,300 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Ricoh PJ WX4240

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this projector was released.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors of this type and age.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Size
Number of Colours
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Password Protection Type
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Image Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £101.27
Electricity cost when on standby £2.21
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Total running cost over 5 years £103.48
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Ricoh PJ WX4240uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ricoh wx4240, ricoh p172103, ricoh wx4240n, ricoh p172103p
Barcodes 02050003603201, 04961311882319

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