Viewing distance

Correct monitor selection will also require matching the size of the room and the average distance participants will sit from the monitor. For large conference rooms where participants sit 10 to 15 feet from the monitor, a monitor that is at least 50 inches is recommended.

The following table matches screen sizes and typical viewing distances.

Screen Size 16:9

Viewing distance

30 in.

6.25 ft.

34 in.

7.0 ft.

42 in.

8.75 ft.

50 in.

10.4 ft.

57 in.

11.9 ft.

60 in.

12.5 ft.

65 in.

13.5 ft.