Opinion of $1499 for IF4805?

Jack Gilvey

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I pre-ordered it at that price, so I guess I don't think it's overpriced after considering all the competition in the $1000-$2000 range. Yes, I'm aware that there are higher resolutions available and that "dude, HD is the future". Of course, it all depends on how it actually performs, so I have 30 days to try it out from Crutchfield with free return shipping.
 

Scott L

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Unfortunately it's the only one of it's kind (new darkchip DMD.. whatever) so we'll have to put up with it's price. Wish they'd offer an 800x600 version with a faster color wheel + component & DVI for less. Oh wait a minute Optoma does (minus DVI):

http://www.projectorcentral.com/optoma_h30.htm
 

DaveGTP

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Actually, the X1 at native doesn't scale - it crops off a few lines on the top and bottom when it does 16:9.

The 4805 is the only true 16:9 budget DLP. 4x wheel is probably much better than 2x (I couldn't see any rainbows on a 5x, albeit a $12k one at the HT shop, but I see quite a few on my X1 in white & black scenes).
 

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I also ordered mine for much less from an auth. dealer. If you want to know, email me.


Tas
 

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