Originally Posted by CyberSteak
This thread hasn't been active for a while I see.
Who still owns this projector? How have you liked it? Who owned it and got rid of it? Who auditioned in, and went with another projector all together? What did you audition it against?
Trying to chose between a BenQ 3550 (recently bought, still in box, paid $1680.88CAN after taxes) and the JVC LX-UH1 which was newly suggested to me as an alternative to the Epson 4010. There's not a whole lot of info out there on this projector. VERY few reviews or videos of hands on experiences with it. Hoping you guys can shed some light and help in my decision.
Hi there. I currently own the JVC. I didn't audition the 3550, but did a lot of research.
Fair warning- this is my first projector.
I put that warning up there so you can take my comments for what they are, not terribly experienced.
I had help selecting it from a professional installer. He specifically told me to BENQ and Optoma because I wouldn't be happy with them. As a professional, he did mention he did not like what he saw with those, but did like the JVC.
He did not sell me the JVC.
I like the JVC, but there are few things I'm not so crazy about.
From my experience around 20-30 hours.
Movies: Looks good. 4K HDR looks pretty decent, but it obviously won't compare to a TV set. It's nice and sharp.
Blacks are probably on par of what is to be expected... Color is nice, and have been told by others watching on my screen that it looks 'perfect' at 100" (they are also inexperienced with PJs)
Motion is a big annoyance for me. Watching 24p movies is noticeably choppy. I may just be sensitive to 24p content. There is no motion interpolation at all. So panning shots are blurry and or choppy depending on the object. This is probably true of other PJs too, but this is my first. This may also be the result of inexperience.
Games: Looks good too. There may be a slight delay in controls, but I hadn't really noticed it. There is no blurriness or choppiness (word?) when gaming. My output on my HTPC is 60hz, matching the PJ.
Sometimes when switching from HDR to SDR and back and forth constantly, the PJ makes a cranking sound. Kind of loud-ish. It might just be mine though.
I haven't tried the 3550, but people seem to like it.