what size TV

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    So I have spent the past couple months getting my surround sound system put in and the next step is to put in a bigger TV, the first picture is the current 47 in panasonic plasma, the second is a pretty close cut out of a 60 in. the main sitting area is around 12 - 13 ft but the room opens into the kitchen that has bar seating which goes back another 12 feet or so. My question is would a 60 inch be too big for this area? I've looked at 55 in as well but I don't want to set it up and regret not going with the bigger size. Suggestions?
     

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    Someone once told me. Take the viewing distance in inches, and the largest suggested screen size is half of that.

    12'=144 inches, so largest suggested screen size is 72"
     
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    It appears to me that your cardboard cutout is too small for a 60" TV. All you need to do is measure the width of your spot and look up the different TV dimensions. You don't have any other place to put the TV?
     
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    the cardboard cutout is exactly the dimension of a vizio 60 inch LED, just used these dimensions to give me an idea of how it would look in this space. My house was pre-wired and all of the wiring for the TV comes out of the wall behind where the TV sits.
     
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    If you go with the 60" will you have room for the center channel speaker?
     

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