The Panasonic AE4000 ($2k) is the next best thing then the Epson 8500UB($2.4k).
For price, look online for the best price, I have seen that model online for a flat $1499 with free shipping & no sales tax:
Can anyone tell me if this projector is worth the money? Any suggestions on something that will produce the same quilty and lens life for a less expensive cost? Thanks in advance.