I'm roughly 9-10 feet away from the TV. I think this should be OK from what I've ready, but we're going from a 27" Trinitron, and we're a little apprehensive.
After your 27" Sony, anything you get is going to look huge for the first week. The good news is that at 1080p resolution, a 50-60" set will look great! It will probably take a couple of weeks to get used to, size wise, but, after that? I'll bet wild horses couldn't get it away from you.
Try spending some time checking out larger sizes from your viewing distance at local retailers. Buy from a B&M with a good exchange policy. That way, if you really feel the need to, you can always back up to a smaller size set. But, I'd bet cash money you won't. If you live with a 60 incher for two weeks, I bet you'll be a hi-rez junkie like so many others here -- jonesin' for DiscoveryHD and a new DVD. Join the club - we are waiting for you!
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