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10-19" 18 18.95%
20-29" 37 38.95%
30-39" 26 27.37%
39" + 14 14.74%
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Old 05-01-2016, 10:02   #1
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Question Size of your TV?

If possible, also let us know your viewing distance.

I'm interested in getting a TV for movie times, just not sure on the appropriate size! I can basically fit any size in my cat, but still, you CAN go too big i think...
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Old 05-01-2016, 10:12   #2
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Re: Size of your TV?

19" - I'm not a big fan of TV and I pretty much only use it for watching movies etc. when there are more people then just me onboard (read: when my son is visiting).

I usually watch on my laptop when it's just me (which is most of the time).

Viewing distance: it's a 29' boat Can't go much further then 3 meters or so, if you don't mind sitting on the steps
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Old 05-01-2016, 10:13   #3
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Re: Size of your TV?

I couldn't vote because there was no choice for 0" or "none".
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Re: Size of your TV?

Size I believe is based largely on room you have to mount it, and distance from the TV, there are sites that will give you figures, but I beleive the bigger, the better. (in my opinion)
Many view having a TV as some kind of sin, I have two. We watch so much TV as part of our life on land that I want to have it as a transition, sort of wean us off gradually as opposed to quitting cold turkey.

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Old 05-01-2016, 10:16   #5
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Re: Size of your TV?

Mine is 32", mounted on the forward bulkhead of the salon, viewing distance about 3 meters I guess.

It's fine, but I would go a size bigger if I had space for it. I agree with A64 that to a point, bigger is better.

Mine can't be used for watching TV (as I broke off the cable input), but we love to watch movies occasionally, especially in the winter time with the long dark nights up here.
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Re: Size of your TV?

17" at eight or nine feet.
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Re: Size of your TV?

Just watch streaming/DVD's on laptop.

Distance:

With glasses = 4 feet
Without glasses = 2 inches
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Re: Size of your TV?

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Without glasses = 2 inches
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Re: Size of your TV?

I bought the largest 12-volt TV I could find which is 32 inches. Viewing distance about 10 feet
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I bought the largest 12-volt TV I could find which is 32 inches. Viewing distance about 10 feet

That is what I did, exactly. Bought it from Circuit City, has a built in DVD player, powered by 12VDC brick
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You more than likely got a better value than I. I bought a Jensen marine TV, the 32 inch was well over $650. What brand did you buy?
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Re: Size of your TV?

8".....and it has a DVD player built in.


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Re: Size of your TV?

Black Friday deal 40in HD with Bose sound bar.

15 foot viewing
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iPad size. Typically 3-5 feet
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Re: Size of your TV?

I use a 10" screen laptop if I want to watch something, but I tend not to nowadays as it's kind of a pain downloading stuff
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