There is no perfect answer for “Where should I be to judge the screen and sound system?” Actually, we don’t need to be in a “perfect” place. We just need a consistent place – measure from the same place every time. Still…the question is: Where?
One group of experts will say that you should judge from so many “Screen Heights” away. A screen height is just like it sounds, but very difficult to evaluate. In the movie theater, if a screen is 64 feet wide, then the height is 27 feet high. 64 feet is pretty big. If your screen is half that size, it will be 32 feet wide and 13½ feet high. If the screen is smaller, for example, a little bigger than 21 feet wide – which is 1/3rd of 64 feet – it will be 9 feet high.
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