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1/3 screen height "rules" - do they apply when viewing from a recliner?

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Buying, Setup & General Help' started by nigpd, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. nigpd

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    I understand from reading on the forum that conventional wisdom is to position a projector screen so that eye level is 1/3 up on the height of the screen.

    Do these rules still apply if sitting on a recliner with the head, and hence eyes, tilted back somewhat? If this isnt the case, is there a guide as to how high the screen should be in relation to eye level?

    thanks in advance for your help
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    These rules are just guidelines. We're not all the same height for a start.
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    Thanks for the reply. I had typed "rules" in the title as I am aware these arent hard and fast and as I understood it, the guidelines of 1/3 up the screen at eye level was specifically because we are all different heights :confused:
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