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TV Viewing Distance

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by andyp, Apr 22, 2002.

  1. andyp

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    Probably quite a simple question, but is there a rule of thumb guide as to the optimum viewing distance back from the screen of a TV? Obviously it will be dependent on screen size, and I guess screen type, i.e. CRT, RP, Plasma etc.??

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    Andy P.
     
  2. MartinImber

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    As near as possible without seeing scan lines!
     
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    The recommended viewing distance for PAL TV is between 3.5 to 5 times screen diagonal.

    For example; my viewing distance is 2.7m for my small 28" 16:9 PAL Plus (575 scan lines) CRT television. This is the absolute minimum for me to see a homogeneous picture.

    Also see NTSC and Home Cinema , very informative.

    Regards
    Sly Fox
     
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    does anybody have either a 46, 50, or 56 inch rear projection tv. If so how fa r from the screen do you sit and how do you find the picture?????
     

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