Originally Posted by Seegs108
One comes with glasses (aes) and the other doesn't (es). The price is obviously more expensive with the glasses.
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So even though many are rooting for the Sony, I think im going to cross it out. The price tag is just too high and I feel like I need slightly more light. This has always been a concern of mine with the JVC. Within the first week or so, the brightness was great but not long after that, it was dimmer than I wanted. I really think I need a light cannon. For that reason, I think the epson, BenQ, or panny would all more than likely do the trick. Im not a huge color buff either, none of my TV's in the house are calibrated professionally, and I dont own a light meter or anything like that. Im more of a sound guru, and that is where I will continue to spend my coin on measurement equipment.
With that said, it doesnt seem like too many folks squawk about the panny, but at it's price range and performance level, it seems like a worthy contender. I dont take into account contrast ratios realistically, unless they have been tested real-world, but Dynamic Irises, FI,and manual zoom and focus, those things are important. I really enjoy the electronic zoom and focus controls on the JVC, do any of these PJ's have that? The Dynamic iris i dont even know if the JVC but what are the pro's and cons there? FI I do know about, and it is ok with the JVC, but from what ive read so far, the other, newer units seem to handle this a little better.
The video game lag thing I dont think would really affect me with the exception of guitar hero, but it can be adjusted out so that is no concern really to me either. as I said above, im just a casual gamer...but I will destroy you in MW (Them's fightin' words!! haha) not really there either, just a middle of the road kinda guy when it comes to that stuff.
Ok, so there are my thoughts so far on this process. Dang I just wish the bulbs for the JVC's actually lasted how long they were supposed to, but so far, im too scared to press forward with that. They will only give you replacement bulbs for so long...