Originally Posted by mlkmgr
attempting to talk myself into this. i currently have a AE900U. only has about 700 or so hours on it and has performed flawlessly the past two years. decisions, decisions.....
Originally Posted by mondaycurse
Wow, I bought an AE900 a few years ago and it's amazing how far FP technology has come. I still love my AE900 and I don't have the money to buy the 4000. Maybe once I'm out of college in a couple of years I can get one used for a few hundred bucks
If you're happy with the AE900, you may want to wait to see how things shake out. I owned an AE900 a few years back and was very happy with it. I currently own an AE2000 and without a side by side comparison I'd say it has a sharper, more detailed picture, better overall color performance, better color uniformity and somewhat better black levels. But the AE900 is still a very nice projector. If the AE900 didn't have the smoothscreen, I'd say upgrade for sure. But the smoothscreen provides a very filmlike picture imo.
Plus, you probably won't get very much for it if you sell. Maybe $500??
I was thinking of upgrading to the AE4000 too, but may wait for now. I'm kind of torn, because my parents want to buy a projector and I could sell them mine for say $1000.00 and then upgrade. Otherwise they'll probably end up with an AX200 or one of the lower end 1080p units. I'm very tempted, but fear I won't see enough of an improvement to justify the extra expense right now.