I've been reading this great AVS Forum for quite sometime now and I sure did learnt a lot from all these "fanatics, die hard, gurus" whatever you call them or whoever they are out there (thanks a lot guys http://www.avsforum.com/ubb/smile.gif ) but did not register till I read your post!
I lived in Singapore, just next you (Malaysia).
I'm quite surprised that you could not get a D-ILA in your region cause I do know some people who own them!
For your info, JVC Professional Asia is participating in a Hi-Fi cum Home Theatre Show this coming November in Singapore featuring the stunning 1000:1 contrast ratio model DLA-M5000SC, home theatre model DLA-G150HT and the latest D-VHS Hi-Def Player model HM-DH30000U.
My one tip would be to know the prices of these units going in to the show. The 'high-end' D-ILAs have a pricing slippery slope!
The G1000 looks awesome (about $4000 used) until you see a G15 (~$9000). The G15 looks awesome until you see the G150HT (~$25,000) or calibrate and hush the G15.
That G5000SC D-ILA (7000 lumens) is totally amazing on a 25 foot wide screen (!), but will run you $75,000 USD. Finally, if they show the QXGA D-ILA projector, your jaw will drop completely off your face...as it should with a price tag of $225,000!
Anyway, I just wanted to let you know that if you are shopping for a D-ILA, don't even look at the G5000SC...that way you won't know what you're missing if you would like to put one in your home theater http://www.avsforum.com/ubb/biggrin.gif .
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