JVC has always seemed to provide very good build quality, and so far, JVC models have had a very good reputation for reliability. In the 3+ years I've owned JVC's, I can't even recall any other JVC owner emailing or responding to my blogs, and indicating that they have had a failure. That MUST be a good thing! My own original RS1 and current RS20 have performed very reliably as well. Between my two JVC projectors, figure about 4400 total hours of lamp time, and no warranty issues at all.
My own experience, I should note, with JVC support has been a good one. I've only called a couple of times and not with any problems. Just looking to understand some things better. They were helpful, although for my trickier questions, I tend to find my technical contact.
All considered, JVC is providing a better than average warranty, a