# How far should I sit from a 55 inch TV in meters?

## How far should I sit from a 55 inch TV in meters?

For High Definition models

TV Size Viewing Distance Range (Approx.)
46 inch 1.7 meters / 5.57 feet
49 inch 1.9 meters / 6.23 feet
50 inch 1.9 meters / 6.23 feet
55 inch 2.1 meters / 6.89 feet

## How do you calculate TV size from distance?

If your TV is a traditional 1080p HDTV unit, the TV size distance ratio is between around 1.5 and 2.5 times the diagonal width of the screen. This means that if you have: A 40” TV– You should sit between 5 and 8.5 feet away from the screen. A 43” TV– You should sit between 5.5 and 9 feet away from the screen.

What is the formula for TV size?

Viewing distance (in inches)/2 = recommended TV size. For example, if you sit 10 feet from the TV, that’s 120 inches (10 feet x 12 inches) divide that by 2 and you should get a 60” TV.

How do you calculate TV size?

To accurately determine the screen size, hold the end of your tape measure in one corner and extend it diagonally across to the opposite corner. Ensure your tape measure is inside the TV screen frame, so you only measure the visible screen area. That distance is your screen size or diagonal screen size.

### How far away should you be from a 4K TV?

For 4K models

TV Size Viewing Distance Range (Approx.)
43 inch 90 cm / 2.95 feet
49 inch 1 meter / 3.28 feet
55 inch 1 meter / 3.28 feet
65 inch 1.2 meters / 3.94 feet

### What is the best distance from TV size to viewing?

A general guideline is to sit between 1.5 to 2.5 times the diagonal screen measurement away, with about a 30-degree viewing angle. For example, if you have a 40″ TV, you should be sitting somewhere between 5 and 8.3 feet from the screen.

What is the ideal height for a TV?

As a rule, a 42” television should be mounted about 56 inches from floor to TV center, a 55” TV should be around 61 inches, a 65” TV should be around 65 inches’ floor to center, and a 70” television should be mounted about 67 inches to the center of the screen.

How to calculate the size of a TV screen?

Multiplying the seating distance by .6 will yield a TV size that will be close to a 30° viewing angle, while multiplying the seating distance by .84 will get you a TV size close to the 40° viewing angle.

## How big of a TV do you need for optimal viewing distance?

According to SMPTE, when viewing a TV from an optimal distance, the TV will fill about 30 degrees of your visual field, allowing for minimal head and eye movement to take in the full picture. We recommend a 00″ TV when viewing from that distance. This recommendation is based on the SMPTE optimal viewing standards for HD televisions.

## How is the size of the TV related to the viewing angle?

Distance and Viewing Angle Determines TV Size. One of the main determining factors to find the TV size that is right for your room is the viewing angle from your seating position. THX has some recommendations for the correct viewing angle to achieve an immersive viewing experience.

How big should my TV be in relation to my sofa?

As a general rule the TV to sofa distance ratio or HDTV viewing distance is 1.5 times the screen’s diagonal measurement. Thus the best distance to sit from a 60 inch HDTV will be 90 inches or 7.5 feet (about 2.3 meters) from the TV screen. There are no official bodies, as yet, to recommend viewing distance for TV size.

01/01/2021