Ricoh PJ X4240N
Ricoh PJ X4240N
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Ricoh PJ X4240N

A 4 year old 5000:1 1024 x 768 projector with inferior features and high running costs
5000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 38dB Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Ricoh PJ X4240N Review

With mediocre features, we have scored the Ricoh PJ X4240N as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 29?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Fairly loud noise level

Ricoh PJ X4240N In-Depth Analysis


Does Not Support Full HD

The PJ X4240N does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The PJ X4240N has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The PJ X4240N's noise level of 38dB is quite loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 18% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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The PJ X4240N is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Average Projector Brightness

The PJ X4240N's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 38% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Ricoh PJ X4240N has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since February 2013.

Product Identifiers

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ricoh x4240n



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Quieter noise level
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80W bigger bulb power
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80W bigger bulb power
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