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31.5 inch monitor viewing distance?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey guys,just want to ask if around one feet viewing distance from 31.5 inch monitor is uncomfortable for gaming/browsing etc?

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Are you blind?

 

Increase the resolution or enlarge the fonts.

 

It's too close, as you have to turn your head/eyes too much to see the sides at only 12 inches away.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, jstudrawa said:

Are you blind?

 

Increase the resolution or enlarge the fonts.

 

It's too close, as you have to turn your head/eyes too much to see the sides at only 12 inches away.

ooh why the hell do they make them anyway?What is the minimum distance for it?

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About 1.5x the diagonal should be a good position at that resolution.


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Minimum distance is like 1.5 feet or further.  Go put your face 1 foot from your TV at home, how is that?

 

1 meter is good for a 32" monitor, if you can see the text fine.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, jstudrawa said:

Minimum distance is like 1.5 feet or further.  Go put your face 1 foot from your TV at home, how is that?

 

1 meter is good for a 32" monitor, if you can see the text fine.

I haven't bought it,I'm planing to buy it,but my distance is around 1m max,so I'm not so sure if I'll buy it or not,that is why I ask here.

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3 minutes ago, frozensun said:

I haven't bought it,I'm planing to buy it,but my distance is around 1m max,so I'm not so sure if I'll buy it or not,that is why I ask here.

Is your distance 1 foot or 1 meter? You have stated both.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
7 minutes ago, jstudrawa said:

Is your distance 1 foot or 1 meter? You have stated both.

sorry,my distance is around 70 cm from my monitor currently,which is 25 inches uw.

So if I buy 32 inches,would be too big,watching from same distance,right?

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It will be great at 25 inches / 70 cm.  You'll see the entire monitor pretty well.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 minutes ago, jstudrawa said:

It will be great at 25 inches / 70 cm.  You'll see the entire monitor pretty well.

Hmmm,maybe headaches?
I don't know my friend ,32 inches viewing from 70 cm,not sure,seems to me I might have some unpleasant side effects.

I mean I know that watching 32 inches TV you have to be at least 2 m away from TV.
Maybe I'm wrong who knows..

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Do you have a monitor now?  How far are you from it?

 

 


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Posted · Original PosterOP
24 minutes ago, Kilrah said:

About 1.5x the diagonal should be a good position at that resolution.

it's around lets say 50 inches which is 125cm.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, jstudrawa said:

Do you have a monitor now?  How far are you from it?

 

 

Nope,I told you,now I have 25 inch monitor,and watching from 70 cm is OK for me.

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3 minutes ago, frozensun said:

Nope,I told you,now I have 25 inch monitor,and watching from 70 cm is OK for me.

Then 70 cm from the 32 inch monitor will be fine as well.

 


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5 hours ago, frozensun said:

Hey guys,just want to ask if around one feet viewing distance from 31.5 inch monitor is uncomfortable for gaming/browsing etc?

1x to 1.25x the screen size for monitors is usually a good bet.

 

For TV's its 1.5x to 2x for use as a TV.

 

(measured from Screen surface to eyes)

 

Its different due to the use case.

Displays used for PC work have to display small text, text far to small to be readable at a distance u would normal sit from a TV in ur front room.

As such even if ur using a TV as a monitor, ull have to sit closer, which is fine. U still use a good rule of thumb of 1 to 1.25x for usage as a Monitor (whether its an actual monitor or a TV)

For use as a TV , be it a small 32" display ..or a large 55" one, the content wont ever be displaying super small details like very small text, in case where text needs to be readable in a TV show or movie the camera pans in up close for a reason. As such 1.5x to 2x the display size is fine.


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