Return to the Electronics Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Size of TV, How far away, & Sizes of Room ??s

Posted by gma_j (My Page) on
Mon, Jan 22, 07 at 15:14

I'm sure I have seen this somewhere before and maybe it was on this forum, but I haven't found it by searching.
We are in the planning stage of a new home and would like to have a fairly large TV.
Isn't there a standard for how far back seating should be in relation to the size of the Tv?
Also, if any of you have media rooms or home theaters, I would love to know your room sizes and how you planned your furniture. And pictures, also, if you could share them.
Thanks so much for any information you could pass my way on this. Jeanie


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Size of TV, How far away, & Sizes of Room ??s

Assumed hdtv
Sit no closer than twice the diagonal screen size.
3x diag = ideal viewing.

Of course these are eyeball placement squarely in front of the pic ... at an angle you need to sit suprizingly much closer.

Might search for hdtv viewing distance calculator


 o
RE: Size of TV, How far away, & Sizes of Room ??s

Here's something from Crutchfield that might be of help.

Here is a link that might be useful: Crutchfield


 o
RE: Size of TV, How far away, & Sizes of Room ??s

Thank you so much for the information. It helps a lot in picking out a size.
Also would love to still see anyone's rooms where they have a larger TV. Thanks, Jeanie


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Electronics Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here