Ok, so it arrived yesterday as planned, in perfect condition.
I spent about 2 hours installing everything and all I can say is WOW!
At first I though to mount it on the ceiling but decided to go for the wall, gave me a bit more flexibility to control the size of the picture.
The pull-up floor-standing screen (100") is OK, not amazing but a great solution for my small space and for a good price.
Now for the picture quality.
It is outstanding out of the box.
I do not consider myself a picture purist so I am not as bothered as many of you about the black-levels. While it may not be as deep black as some of the higher end projectors out there, or Plasmas, I am very happy with it and find movie viewing experience very pleasant and engaging.
I still haven't calibrated or played with the settings (other than putting it on Eco Mode, which dims the light a little bit and creating the effect of deeper blacks, oh and saving up to 70% lamp life!).
2D quality is superb, the picture is very bright and uniform, colors are pretty accurate and watching a 100" screen from 8ft away is a blast!
Since my 3D experience so far has been with my 70" Sharp LCD, which is very good, i was blown away when I played Avatar with this projector. It is hard for me to compare PQ between the two sets but I can say that just the size increase to a 100" makes a tremendous difference, it literally feels like I am in the theater, maybe even better.
I noticed no ghosting and the picture brightness is really good for a dim room, I could only watch 3D and enjoy the full effect when the room was a little darker. I bought 2 pairs of 144Hz glasses that work just fine, you turn them on and they work. They don't lose reception and very comfortable to wear, even on top of my current glasses.
So far, I am happy, very happy. This little guy packs a punch and is very reasonably priced.
Will keep updating as I watch more!
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