I was thinking maybe the PT-AX200U because it's a more refined model in the PT- line, puts out more lumens, and is still reasonably priced used. But I'm a little nervous to stick with Panasonic because of the SDE that was supposed to have been eliminated.
So, which would likely result in more "pop", switching to a brighter PJ with 1080p or getting a high gain / HP screen with better light reflection? I really only have the money for one or the other right now.
I guess what it comes down to for me is I can't live with seeing this SDE during every movie. Every blu-ray I have watched thus far, I've noticed it on faces and on light backgrounds, and it's incredibly distracting. It looks like I will be upgrading the PJ for now and maybe screen down the road.