I am thinking about buying this projector too. My mitsubishi HC3200(similar to the hc3800) has almost 2500 hours, and i love is picture, but i want now better blacks and 3D. I want to continue with another Mits. Because their products are high quality. I read a lot of reviews about the Mits. HC5, the Hc8000 and the Hc7900. I think this one must be the racional choice because its the brightest, less expensive, and his picture its about the same as the Hc8000. The HC5 must be a good choice too, but its big, less sharp, and has a worst 3D.
Your user review it will be very important because here in Portugal we dont have any stores, wich we could compare Projectors.
Could you compare the overall picture and black level with the mits Hc3800/Hc4000.