Originally Posted by chiefp
I'll get the 110 screen, with the bottom of the screen about 31 inches up from the floor. That puts the screen bottom about 12" below eye level when seated...if I've done the math right. I'd like it a little higher, so I can put a media shelf (28" tall) in front. I can still do it, but couldn't put anything on top.
I know this is all personal preference but sounds like your mounting your screen too high. First off putting your Media center (AV components) in the front of the room is very old school way of thinking. Your AV equipment should be in the back of the room close to the projector (hidden in a closet even better) for two reasons, shorter HDMI runs are more reliable/cheaper/safer and no distracting panel lights near your screen. The only thing near your screen should be LRC speakers with inexpensive/easy to hide speaker wire run to the front of the room. Eye level should be 1/3 to 1/2 way up from the bottom of the screen typically.
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