How close should a 40 inch TV be?

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  1. BorisBear

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    I'm considering buying a new TV and like the look of the KDL-40W4500 but was wondering how far away from the TV I would have to sit for the picture to maintain integrity?
     
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    Top HD = 5-6 ft.

    Decent SD = 7-8 ft.

    Average SD = EDITED

    Top of my head answer :rolleyes:
     
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    With SD, I would say 10' or so.
     
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    At the distance that you are most comfortable?
    I sit 12ft from mine and I don't have any problem.This one replaced a 40" in the same place!

    KH
     
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    use this scale for reference:

    TV
    :r1:<----->:eek:
    :r1:<----------->:thumbsup:
    :r1:<------------------->:boring:
     
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    i sit 3' from mine and it looks great (its my PC monitor at 1920,1080)
     
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    I am thinking on buying a 40 inch for playing mostly. I will sit at 6ft, will this be too close?
     
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    IMO ... absolutely not:thumbsup:
     

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