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Kevin Tx

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What do ya'll recommend as an optimum viewing distance for a
32" CRT 4:3 flat screen?
42" 16:9 HDTV?
 

Bob McElfresh

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This Viewing Distance Calculator should be of some help.

32" - 3.3-4.6 feet (3.3 optimum)
42" - 4.7-6.6 feet (4.8 optimum)

This is using the THX theory of trying to get an ideal viewing angle.

The other suggested seating distances are based on visual acuity. Give it a shot.
 

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