Originally Posted by Dave Harper
Now that I’ve discovered some color filters that can get you to ~95-100% P3 (still testing)
Those type of yellow notch filters cut the light output by ~20% typically. I know the LK990 has a lot to start with, but worth noting you will lose some of that high output dynamic look of the LK990 for the higher color gamut. This does not happen with RGB LED/Laser projectors since the light source is natively capable of P3.
I don’t see a reason to go with the HT9060 honestly unless you’re hyper sensitive to rainbows.
First of all the low RBE performance of the HT9060's fast cycling LEDs is kind of a big deal. The stable picture, free of RBE, is why a lot of people bought 3 chip DLPs back in the day. You can get something approaching that 3-chip stability with the HT9060, while retaining the sharpness of a single chip - a pretty great combo.
There is also the fact that you wouldn't have to buy a third party filter with the HT9060, nor do you lose light output in P3 mode with the HT9060.
Further, the HT9060 has less moving parts than the LK990, with no wheels at all instead of the multiple wheels the LK990 has. Some may like the no-wheels setup better from a reliability standpoint since when DLP projectors fail color wheels are one of the common culprits.
So, the HT9060 definitely has benefits the LK990 lacks, and vice versa. Until a future version of the LK990 is released with native p3 and fast cycling RGB lasers, the HT9060 will be a more attractive projective to some users simply due to its viewing comfort. It really comes down to whether you want the more punchy & dynamic picture (LK990), or the more comfortable one (HT9060).
Simply looking at the way they are configured these projectors address two different audiences: For someone who does a lot of movie marathons or has younger kids, the HT9060 is the better choice IMO - a perfect projector for an enthusiast w/ a family who wants something that won't be too hard on the eyes for any involved. For an enthusiast looking for maximum HDR impact that isn't as concerned with others watching their screen, the LK990 is the better choice. And if you have a significant amount of ambient light and a larger screen, the LK990's extra lumens will help retain a saturated image - though the HT9060 will work for this too on smaller screens.