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post #1 of 56 Old 10-17-2013, 03:05 PM - Thread Starter
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Just trying to get a feel of what us forum members prefer vs personal preference.
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130 from a 116 wide 2:39:1
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120 wide 2:35:1

How many feet from first row viewing to screen>?
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140" wide 2.37 screen................viewing distance is 12.5 feet .

I'm using Sony 1000ES with low lamp and the screen is bright considering 0.80 gain screen.
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184" diagonal, 2.35:1 screen, 12 feet to eyeballs on first row.

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184" diagonal, 2.35:1 screen, 12 feet to eyeballs on first row.
WOW. How's that for you? comfortable? you must feel like your "in" the movie smile.gif
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WOW. How's that for you? comfortable? you must feel like your "in" the movie smile.gif

 

I like it but it can be overwhelming at times.  The second row is the money seats.  First row is shock and awe.

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110'' wide
2.35:1
front row 9.5'
second row about 14.5'

I will tell you how I like it in less than a month. That is when I hope to be finished. But, I did some experiments on the wall before I started the project and I liked it from the 9.5' front row distance. It ends up being close to a 50 degree viewing angle if I remember correctly. I think the 1.78:1 will be too small for me but I was height limited and I went with as tall a screen as I could fit.
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post #11 of 56 Old 10-17-2013, 07:56 PM
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9'-6" back from a 115" wide 2.35:1

That puts me at 1x screen width and 2.3x screen height, with a 54 degree horizontal viewing angle.
My second row is at 15'-10" with a 34 degree viewing angle, slightly less than the 36 degree minimum recommended by THX.
Using a JVC-RS45.
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when complete i will be 120" wide 2.35 front row at 11, 8", second row at 15' 2"
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115" 2.35:1 single row seating. 8.5ft to eyeballs.
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Also 115" wide 2.35:1, single row 9.5' back. Seems to be a popular size.

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Screen is 104" x 43.5" (2.39:1)

Front row is 130" from the screen (3 * height)

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130" wide (138" diagonal) 2.35:1, ~12.5' viewing distance from the 1st row. Projector is JVC RS4810, calibrated & measurement at about 13ft/Lambert, just right about the recommended brightness for a fully light controlled room.
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110" wide 2.40 first row at 8.5'

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150'' wide 2.37 13.5 feet first row 18.5 feet second row
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I am ~ 11' 6" back from 144" wide 16:9 - only viewed a handful of movies but I definitely am glad I did not chose a smaller screen. 

Several friends have watched a movie with us and some preferred 2nd or 3rd row but most liked the front (especially for 2.35:1 content)

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14' (168") wide 2.40 aspect... Front row is 9'=10' back.

I watch in the middle row at 16'... but the front row is fun for certain movies.

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137.5 inches wide, 2.40:1 aspect, 148 inch diagonal screen. Distance to first row 12' 4" and second row 16'.
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Hanging around here can give you an inferiority complex!  I thought I had a big screen, but at the end of the day relative to those posted I'm about average!  :-)

 

140" wide, 2.35 -- 12.5 ft. distance


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Well,
I'm not a dedicated theatre, but just the living room in my condo. 72" wide 16:9 - what is that about an 84 diagonal. Primary viewing from about 14-15', but we fill up in front if there are more than 3 watching. My preference is about 1.5 screen widths to the eyeballs, but the nature of the room dictates a longer viewing distance unless I want to move furniture all the time.
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Hanging around here can give you an inferiority complex!  I thought I had a big screen, but at the end of the day relative to those posted I'm about average!  :-)

We were all probably feeling pretty good about ourselves until thebland posted his stats. Thanks, buddy! wink.gif
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150'' wide 2.37 13.5 feet first row 18.5 feet second row

What PJ do you use to light up a 150" wide screen?
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120" wide 2.38:1 screen. First row eyeballs are about 120" away.
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Would be nice if people also added that projector they are using - some rather large screens here that your average projector would struggle with I am guessing.

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How many feet from first row viewing to screen>?

just under 11ft

projector is the the panasonic AE8000
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184" diagonal, 2.35:1 screen, 12 feet to eyeballs on first row.  Shooting with a Display Development HD3 projector.  I get about 80 ft/lamberts on the screen.

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120" 16:9 viewing from 11' away. Feels right to me.

I am both height and width limited to this screen as room has 7' ceiling and is 11.5' wide.
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