ok im down to the wire - i want to purchase the best home theater projector i can for under 3000 . ive been looking at the mitsubishi xd300u at 2900, with free extra lamp .3 yr warranty. it has 4000 lamp life, 2000;1 contrast , 2000 lumens, dcdi, 95% uniformity . im just comparing by specs , i havnt really seen any in person other than a infocus x1 i returned because i wanted a little more quality . please help me with any of you guys' expertise /experience..i am a newbie to projection ..