Hi. I am using a JVC X-90 with a 168 diagonal Stewart Grey screen. The projector is about 12' from the screen. This projector is an upgrade from an RS1, so I have now been using JVC DILA for 5-6 years. Earlier I had a Sim2 and even earlier a Seleco CRT, but those are now old memories. My room is a 90% cave and I mostly watch at night anyway. 3D is a desirable but not a mandatory add-on for me.
I am now finding the image brightness lower that I need. In fact I always found it less bright than what I would have liked but have put up with it. Mainly because brighter projectors of quality (Sim2, Runco) are well beyond my budget. However I am seeing articles that imply that Epsons, Optomas etc. are delivering great picture but with considerable brightness.
I wanted the opinion of the forum whether this is indeed true and whether there are devices out there in the price range of the JVC that deliver a good picture with substantially greater brightness.