61" RPTV Viewing Distance??

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  1. Matthew Perry

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    Hi
    I Was wondering what the average viewing distance would be on a 61" RPTV?
    Thanks a lot
    Matt
     
  2. Brett DiMichele

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    Mat,
    I am not sure what the "standard" seating distance would
    be, but I sit between 4' and 8' depending on exactly where
    I sit in my room and I don't have any problems vieing my 61"
    Some people may get fatigue from being as close at 4' though
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  3. Matthew Perry

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    Thanks. I can place my seating positions upto approx. 9' away from the TV so I would be fine.
    I am just starting to plan, I may buy the TV this week and I will be starting to build the theater room in my basement this weekend.
    Regards,
    Matt
     
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    I sit as far back as 15 feet to avoid seeing the horizontal scan lines - and I can still see them faintly! That's what you get with NTSC.
     
  5. Jeff Leeds

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    that is why go invented the line doubler, get a progressive scan TV if you're too close to the screen. I sit about 8 feet from my set and it works great. The couch is about 10-12 feet away.
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    I sit 16 feet away and feel this is the perfect distance.
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    I sit 11" from my 57" widescreen. Perfect for DVDs, but I feel it's too close for cable. Cable is watchable @ 11', but @ >15' cable looks much better.
     
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    Eric,
    Was that TV you had analog? The scan lines are darker gray horizontal.
     
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    Ahh...actually I know what scan lines are...was just being..you know...."sarcastic"? Anyway, the set I had was the Toshiba TP61H95 and now have the Toshiba 65HX81. As I said before, don't see scan lines , not even at 4' from it.
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