Panasonic PT-AE900U or InFocus IN76

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  1. Kevin Presley

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    I am torn between these two projectors. LCD vs DLP, throw distances, etc. And I live so far in the sticks that I can't preview either of them.

    My room will be completely dark, 8' ceiling, 13'x24'.

    Any opinions? I am buying it over the internet tomorrow morning. My budget is $3000.

    Which one will blow my socks off?
     
  2. Alon Goldberg

    Alon Goldberg Screenwriter

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    You may also want to consider the newer Panasonic PT-AX100U, which replaces the PT-AE900U. [​IMG]
     
  3. Jim Mcc

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    You really need to decide if you want LCD or DLP first. If there's nowhere to view a projector, is there anywhere you can view a DLP and LCD TV? They have different looks to them, pros and cons, and you'll find out which you prefer. I prefer a DLP projector, but that doesn't mean you will. It sounds like you need to do some more research.
     
  4. Kevin Presley

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    Well I've been reading MANY reviews and it seems like I want a DLP for a lot of reasons. LCD's have lots of issues that are not inherent to DLP's. I think I am going to get the IN76 from Circuit City online today. They have it for $500 off right now, so it's $2500.
     
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    The IN76 has gotten good reviews, but it's very overpriced at $2,500. Two other nice projectors that have gotten great reviews are the Optoma HD72 and Mitsubishi HC3000. They're both DLP's at about $1,500, but they have the 1280X768p resolution. That's the only thing that's keeping me from buying one of them.
     
  6. Parker Clack

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    Kevin:

    I saw both the IN76 and Panasonic AX100 at CEDIA this year and thought out of the two that the Panasonic had a much better overall picture.

    Parker
     

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