Quite a list of companies dropping out of the home theater projector market. I know many had high hopes for something out of NEC after the excellent HT1000 / 1100 projectors. Never happened. Maybe there just aren't enough sales to support more than 5 or 6 companies in the $ 2500.00 and up market. I don't really have a problem with that myself. The only way to get better picture quality advances like everybody wants, is for these companies to make money. The more profit, the more R & D money is available.