I know everybody was waiting with bated breath to find out what came of my interactions with JVC. Well, it took me a while longer than expected to send it in, due to both an injury I suffered and some misunderstanding of how exactly the shipping would work. It got sent in mid-December, and it took over a month to get the projector back. I was surprised to see that they did repair it, trading out the old lamp and optical block. Another interesting thing is that the UPS guy did not need my signature to leave the item. I guess a $3000+ projector is just not expensive or tempting enough to require a signature! The projector now has very minimal uniformity problems (it seems slightly more yellow in the upper-right corner, but it's pretty slight), but I now have the "smeared text" problem, or whatever it's called, which I've read about on this forum. I actually had to return the first unit I got because it had this problem quite bad; the second one didn't have that problem but had pretty bad uniformity. Now they've replaced some parts in the second unit, but it has the first problem again (though less severe). So I've spent several months calibrating projectors and switching out units...all to get a projector with marginally fewer problems than I first had. Any thoughts on what I should do here? It is less visible than with the first unit (that one was VERY visible), but it's not exactly invisible, either. The major impact is that it causes text/fine lines to appear fuzzier than they should, which is especially noticeable if moving much closer at all than where I normally sit. Although JVC did try to fix the projector, it took over a month, and I don't look forward to waiting so long to have this problem taken care of. From what I've read about the projector on here, and from my own experience, this doesn't seem to be an either-or proposition. It seems possible to get units without any such problems, so I'm right now planning on getting a different unit/additional repair and making sure that whatever gets replaced has neither uniformity nor "smearing" problems. But I'd appreciate any input from you guys on what you think.