I havent looked at this thread for awhile,
Just to be clear the reason for the controversial nature of this projector is the price vs perfection. To buy perfection you have to spend lots of money upwards to 3k to 20k in these instances of a Hi Quality projector. The CRE X1000 is pretty good value for money, but its not without its faults and its thats its far from perfection that comes with the large price tag Vs Affordability, Usage & lamplife,
Since the last incident the projector has been running fine getting 4-8 hours a day, no dimming, stays cool. The fan is fine gets regular dust vaccum, the filter is easy to clean and reusable.
mine is the older model, from what i can see the new X1000 has a sort of CMS, and numbers referring to a color chart? I am curious to the new features of the new models.
I have had no issue with the projector since its repair many months ago, however i had a lack of sound on the HDMI. For me its a minor issue as I dont use the sound on HDMI because my computer runs the projector and the sound come from computer speakersThe picture is fine but i use a videoeq.After catching up with this forum and seeing the new features, i may send mine back under its warranty to fix the hdmi sound and pay for an upgrade iif they would allow it. If that is a real CMS then this could be gold.
Just to be clear quality costs alot, this is relatively an inexpensive projector, The benefits are great, your friends will be amazed, people will say lovely things to you, entertainment becomes more emotionally cinematic,, these things all of which can be enjoyed.
So the color is a little off, but all in impressive HD giving a 20k projector bloody good run for its money,
Even tho this projector has had its problems its been a new experience , a hobby, an obsession, the enjoyment to have that projector running happily for thousands of hours which i HAVE. if i have to pay 120$ a year to have it upgraded hopefully to a better calibrated model then this is a good deal.
If u want to spend lots of money on your short hours on an traditional bulb machine will never rack up the hours ive had on mine VS yours, and despite the repairs ive still spent less money than on a similar model projector or bulb.
hat i hear is has had some side effects, but as technology progresses, we are seeing better updates to the behemoth of the CRE X1000. Which despite its hiccups,has great mass appeal:D
I feel sorry for the video sports car, i know the picture is alot better than that clip is showing, i got drawn into taking pictures too, heck i almost spent 320$ on a camera to take a picture of the projection. You will never get a great video of a projection, you need an expensive camera to get its actual likeness,
Edited by sellmejunk - 3/18/13 at 11:18pm