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    How big is your TV and how far away do you sit?

    There are all kinds of recommendations about what size HDTV you should buy based on how far away you will sit when watching it. That's all good and fine but I'd like to hear from HDTV owners. How big is your TV and how far away do you sit? Are you happy with the size/distance or do you wish you had a smaller/larger set based on how far away you are?

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    67" 1080p LED DLP. Samsung HL67A750

    I sit about 10 feet away from it and I'm very happy with the size. All my friends love watching movies at my house. Even my wife now hates watching small TVs.

    I could go smaller, but not much. I previously had a 50" at the same distance and I wouldn't want to go back. I think 58-60" would be the smallest I would be happy with at 10 feet.

    I have a 32" LCD in my bedroom that is about 12 feet from my face when I'm in bed and I hate watching it. It's WAY too small.


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    I have a 65 inch mitsubishi and I sit about ten feet back and it's great.
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    21inch HDTV, about 4 feet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by R_Mac_1 View Post
    67" 1080p LED DLP. Samsung HL67A750

    I sit about 10 feet away from it and I'm very happy with the size. All my friends love watching movies at my house. Even my wife now hates watching small TVs.

    I could go smaller, but not much. I previously had a 50" at the same distance and I wouldn't want to go back. I think 58-60" would be the smallest I would be happy with at 10 feet.

    I have a 32" LCD in my bedroom that is about 12 feet from my face when I'm in bed and I hate watching it. It's WAY too small.
    Well aren't you just the bees knees...

    Yeah, I'm just jealous.

    I have a 27" and sit about 5' away. Works just fine for me, though I certainly wouldn't mind something larger.

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    24" 1080p monitor. I sit about 3-4 feet away.

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    55" LED and idk probably 3-4 metres
    42" LCD and probably same distance depending on the angle and what lounge
    and a like 10" 15 year old TV and about 50cm
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    Quote Originally Posted by R_Mac_1 View Post
    67" 1080p LED DLP. Samsung HL67A750
    :withstupid(no offense i just like the smiley lol)

    as we both have great taste in televisions I have the same TV....though i sit a little closer...in my main movie watching position your eyes are ~9 feet from the screen...but a lot of time i sit in my recliner which is off center a little bit and about 8ft away....

    i wouldn't want to go any smaller than 60" in my room if i had the choice...i guess 55" would be as small as i would go...
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    52" LCD and I sit about 8ft away.

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    I sit about 1.5-2 meters away..gotta have my action close..watching TV has actually improved my eyesight and I wear glasses!!


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    I have a Sony 32" in my bedroom. Probably around 5-6 feet away from me.

    I'm happy with the size of the HDTV, anything bigger would be too big for my room. It sits on the corner of the room and at the feet of my bed.


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    Quote Originally Posted by kidd0218 View Post
    I have a Sony 32" in my bedroom. Probably around 5-6 feet away from me.

    I'm happy with the size of the HDTV, anything bigger would be too big for my room. It sits on the corner of the room and at the feet of my bed.

    So defensive? Nobody even said anything about the size lol

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    50 inch plasma elite kuro pro111-fd. i sit about 7 feet away.

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    I have a 42 inch lcd and I sit about 8ft away. I wouldn't want anything bigger but I also wouldn't want anything smaller either.

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    40 inch, 4 to 5 feet away!!!!
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    40" from about 7 feet viewing distance. definitely will go at least 46" on the next set
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    46" and probably 6-7 feet away.

    We like the distance, it doesn't ever feel too small. The only time we wouldn't mind sitting closer is playing split-screen on a game (which obviously means decreased screen size).

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    32" 5-8 feet
    40" 6-12 feet.

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    46" 1080p about 7 feet away
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    40'' full HD 2,5 meters away. I cannot calculate now how many feet this make

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    55" LED LCD Samsung setting between 10 and 12 feet away.
    40" LCD Samsung setting between 7 and 8 feet away.

    When or if Samsung comes out with a 60 to 70 inch LED LCD, i will be getting one. Would prefer one closer to 70"!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FLASH48 View Post
    55" LED LCD Samsung setting between 10 and 12 feet away.
    40" LCD Samsung setting between 7 and 8 feet away.

    When or if Samsung comes out with a 60 to 70 inch LED LCD, i will be getting one. Would prefer one closer to 70"!
    could have gotten a 67" LED DLP last year like R_Mac and I
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    i sit about 7 feet away,. i cant sit too close otherwise i feel a headache coming on

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