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How far should you sit for a big screen tv?

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The optimal viewing distance from your television will depend on the size of the TV. You can find the recommended minimum viewing distance from your TV by multiplying the screen's diagonal measurement---which is your TV's size in inches---by 1.5. Too

How far should you sit for a big screen tv?

The optimal viewing distance from your television will depend on the size of the TV. You can find the recommended minimum viewing distance from your TV by multiplying the screen's diagonal measurement---which is your TV's size in inches---by 1.5.

Too Close or Too Far

Though high-definition screens can be viewed from any distance, near or far, without causing eye strain, sitting too close or too far away could affect your viewing experience. Sitting too far away will limit the experience while sitting too close may enable you to see the horizontal scan lines or pixels.

Bottom Line

You won't strain your eyes from sitting too close to or far away from a high-definition television, but distance can affect your viewing experience. Find the minimum optimal viewing distance by multiplying your screen size by 1.5. The resources section below includes a link to a chart of screen sizes and optimal viewing distances.

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