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post #1 of 2 Old 10-06-2000, 09:29 PM - Thread Starter
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I am building a dedicated HT and the room dimensions are: 13'x25' with 9' ceilings. I need to decide where to position the screen on the wall. I am using a 124" diagnonal screen in 16:9. I am using a Sony 10HT and have the pjcalc software.

How far off the ground do most people position the screen? I am going to use a center speaker that sits above. I have 3 tiers of seating with the hightest seats sitting 16" off the ground.

I was thinking about putting the screen 2.5' or 30" off the ground. This would give me the following:

--------------------- Ceiling
11"
Center Speaker
6"
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Screen 61" high

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30"

------floor -------

Is a screen 30" off the ground to high?
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It might be too low if your top row of seating is 16" above the floor level that the screen is on.

Remember, you must be able to see above the chair in front of you AND the head of the person sitting in front of you.

You might want to look at the range of 36-46"

Your best bet is to wait to decide this once the chairs are in (or pull some chairs in and put them in the rows) this way you can make sure that the first row is comfortable, and the last row can still see.

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