The three impressive strengths of the InFocus X9 are brightness, ease of use, and very good color accuracy. When I say color accuracy, I mean without having to fool with lots of adjustments, let alone a full calibration. I realize that a large portion of home theater projector purchases are made by enthusiasts, but it will be products like the X9, that will go a long way to expand the base of home projector owners. The X9 should be able to attract buyers who are, (dare I say it this, so close to the election?) "regular joes."
The X9, will likely prove a very successful entry, that will woo many who otherwise would just walk into Best Buy and buy an LCDTV or Plasma, and never get to enjoy the sensation of a movie, favorite TV program, or sporting event on the large screen. I'm one of those (a little humor here) who thinks that a 46" plasma or LCDTV is the perfect size for your kitchen or 3rd bedroom. But seriously, the theater experience starts around 90" diagonal (which is about four times the size of a 46 inch), depending on your room