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After 4 plus years of enjoyment from my 4805 i believe it is on its last legs. I had preordered the pj before it came out and still love this pj. I had fixed the light tunnel problem about four months ago and cleaned out dust blobs throughout the years. The past 4 months I have been running the bulb in high power mode(which for the pjs life it ran in low) and I believe the increased heat has now caused my color wheel to fall apart. I have glued the color wheel back together and plan on reassembling tonight. The light tunnel fix glue has charred creating the side of screen shadow so i took off old glue and reglued. If it works it will be running back in low mode, if not i will be looking for a new pj. The two I have been looking at are the Infocus x10 and the Epson 720. I was wondering if the x10s blacks are as good as the 4805 being a darkchip1 as opposed to a dark chip2, also placement of the x10 could be an issue. My 4805 sits mounted high in my 7' basement ceiling and my 96"screen top sits 8" from ceiling. The Epson seems flexible for mounting and the free bulb is a nice bonus but have always preferred dlp over lcd, granted i haven't seen lcd models since i bought the 4805. Are there other current dlp models with the same mounting specs as the 4805 in the >$1500 range? All input will be appreciated and thanks in advance.