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That's a good native non-iris for a lcos/lcd projector. At least it's significantly higher than the 1080UB I used last, and also has much higher ANSI contrast too.
Here are my thoughts for this projector:
1) The 1.6 zoom lens is potentially a serious problem for me in using my anamorphic lens. Although I can put the projector closer to the screen, if the zoom is only 1.6, the light beam may be too big for my Prismasonic H1000...or, big enough that it causes distortion. (Using the projector central calculator, is the throw distance measured as the distance from the screen surface from the lens?) Although using projector central calc they have 1.5 spec'd for the zoom when I believe it's 1.6. Actually realized my Hitachi TX200 had a 1.6 zoom also, but...the room I used back then was 14 feet 3 inches long and now I have a 17 foot long room. Back wall shelf mount may no longer be an option for the screen size I will be working with (98-101" diagonal 16:9).
2) Sharpness. I am hoping for sharpness that beats the Epson 1080 and 1080UB that I had used briefly. Not fuzzy/blury projectors, but softer than my olde Hitachi TX200.
3) Black levels. I'm hoping the black level is better than the Epson 1080UB. Unfortunately, it doesn't sound as though it's as low as the RS1, but I liked the Epson 1080UB...so if it's lower than that, I may be happy.
I forgot that de-interlacing isn't important to me since I need a VP for the stretch for use with my prismasonic lens.