The best blacks within your budget will come from the Sony hw40 or Epson 5030ub. They are pretty close in blacks but the Sony has been consistently rated as the better and more accurate image while the Epson has smoother 3D. It sounds like the Sony would be the better fit for your situation.
It will easily make that size screen from that distance, it runs very quiet and it is pretty much the best available under $3500 (where the hw55 and JVC's tend to start).
If possible, I'd look for getting a fixed-frame screen because rollups tend to get waves and wrinkles within a year or two. If a solid frame would work but is out of budget right now, another option is painting one onto a smoother wall with flat-white interior wallpaint. It's incredibly easy and inexpensive for the fantastic results it gives.
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Last edited by Ftoast; 08-10-2014 at 03:23 PM.