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Old 02-18-2007, 08:25 PM   #1
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I have a Sony XBR3 46" LCD and will mount it about 13 feet from the seating area. Is there a "height" formula giving seating distance from the LCD and wall mounting height? TY!
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If you know the height you will be sitting at...set the display no higher than the lower 1/3 point of the screen.
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I agree with Borromini. Find out where you are sitting and set the TV based on that. If you have the TV to high you will end up putting a strain on your neck.
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The "rule of thumb" is to mount a display where your eyes are comfortable looking at the center of the screen.

Just sit where you would normally sit, have someone hold up a small picture on the wall and movie it around until you feel right. Then mark that location being the center of the screen.
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Just make sure it's a 46" small picture that's being held up.
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If you have to mount the TV higher than eye level, then get a nice tilt mount so you can adjust the viewing angle. I put my LCD above my fireplace, so I bought a tilt mount. It's been there for over a year and we don't have any neck strain.
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I have a Sony XBR3 46" LCD and will mount it about 13 feet from the seating area. Is there a "height" formula giving seating distance from the LCD and wall mounting height? TY!

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Which mount are you using? Sony's....or an aftermarket unit?



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