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hey guys,

i am going to be getting a TV soon, i re-arranged my room and made a spot for my tv and put my room mates TV 40" tv where my tv is going to go... i am either going to get a 42" or a 46". using this picture as a reference for size, what size TV should i get?


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I would get a 46 it will be enough to fill that whole draws without looking too big if you know what I mean.

That screen looks nice but sort of looks small, but a 46inch will fill it up and look bigger than it is
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How far is your seating to the TV?
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If you have a tape measure of some sort, you can easily measure and get an idea for yourself.

I believe screens are measured diagonally, so go from there, then add on a couple inches for the bezel (1" for each side should do) so 48 inches total.

have your roommate hold it up and you can step back and check it out.
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post #5 of 12
I have a 37 in the living room and it is way bigger than it was in the store lol
I would say a 42" is perfect for about 8-12' away.

Edit: Woah...your name is Sean W.
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How far is your seating to the TV?

seating is about 10' from the TV
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46-47 is perfect for 10'.
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We have a 55" Toshiba in our basement at about 10 feet away. Perfect for a home theater. Then in our living room a 32". Still at about 10 feet away. We watch movies on the 55" mostly and gaming sooo.
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what do you guys think of insignia TVs?

this is the one i am going to be getting... probably tomorrow

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Insignia...&skuId=1735079
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what do you guys think of insignia TVs?

this is the one i am going to be getting... probably tomorrow

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Insignia...&skuId=1735079
I am not a fan of Insignia or Dynex from BB...I stood there looking and tweaking those two from BB for 2 hours and could not get the picture right but that is my personal experience...I would look into a Vizio from Costco...2 year warranty and 90 return...I have a Vizio from Costco and have no problem with it and the picture is much better then those two from BB.
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