Thinking about creating a home theater space in your home? Have you thought about how much space you may need to have for optimal viewing distance? Depending on the size of your TV you may need more space than you think to have the optimal view of the screen. For HDTVs, a good practice is to make the viewing distance 1-1\/2 and 2-1\/2 times the size of the screen diagonal.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nScreen Size\r\nViewing distance range for 1080p HDTV's\r\n\r\n\r\n40"\r\n5.0-8.3 feet\r\n\r\n\r\n43"\r\n5.4-9 feet\r\n\r\n\r\n50"\r\n6.3-10.4 feet\r\n\r\n\r\n55"\r\n6.9-11.5 feet\r\n\r\n\r\n60"\r\n7.5-12.5 feet\r\n\r\n\r\n65"\r\n8.1-13.5 feet\r\n\r\n\r\n70"\r\n8.75-14.6 feet\r\n\r\n\r\n75"\r\n9.4-15.6 feet\r\n\r\n\r\n80"\r\n10.0-16.7 feet\r\n\r\n\r\n85"\r\n10.6-17.7 feet\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWhile you are working on the\u00a0design for your new home theater, keep these distances in mind so you can have the best space possible. If you are looking to create a home theater in your basement give us\u00a0a call!\u00a0We work out of\u00a0Commerce,\u00a0Troy,\u00a0Farmington\u00a0and\u00a0surrounding areas.