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Viewing distance for LCD

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by Eiji, Sep 29, 2005.

  1. Eiji

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    What would be the recommended viewing distance for a 26" LCD and a 32" LCD?
     
  2. andrewjh009

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    Around 1m to 1.5M :thumbsup:
     
  3. richard plumb

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    in what hifi magazine (albeit in an Empire Direct promotional section), they say

    28-32" 16:9 set, viewing distance 2.5-3m

    36-42" 16:9 set, viewing distance 3-4m


    I currently sit about 4m away from our TV, so just the excuse to get a bigger one!
     
  4. DanDT

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    :suicide: 1m for a 32"?!
    I like my eyes working.
     
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    depends also on what you're watching. on freeview, 2m for a 32" is really too close, so you can see the artifacts quite well. For DVDs, 2m is sort of OK, though 3 to 4m would still be fine. Depends how much "absorption" you want.
     
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    A simple rule of thumb that works every time:

    *three times the diagonal of the set*

    Try it. Never look back.
     
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    Personally I'd say 2x diagonal for HD content, 3x or more for SD/ED content.
     

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