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Old 03-03-2010, 03:34 PM   #1
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Default Viewing distance for TV viewing?

I'm buying a new condo and I'm looking to upgrade from my 46inch Sony LCD. The distance from my couch to where the TV will be is about 14-14.5 feet. I've been doing some research but would also like to hear the opinions of fellow Community members. What size would be best for this distance? Also is there a good web site that has this info? I've looked at a few and there appears to be some difference of opinion. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks all.
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For a viewing distance of 15', the minimum I would recommend is 92". Something like 128" would be more suitable, imo.
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You can always use the viewing distance calculator .

http://myhometheater.homestead.com/v...alculator.html
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You can always use the viewing distance calculator .

http://myhometheater.homestead.com/v...alculator.html
Thanks for that tidbit, Blu Titan.
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