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What Is a Good Throw Distance for Projectors

By XGIMI Tech - 2024-3

Choosing the proper throw distance for your projector is crucial to achieving optimal image quality and screen size. In this blog post, we will explore the factors to consider when determining the distance between a projector and a screen, explicitly focusing on different screen sizes and the recommendations for various family setups.

Projector Recommendations for Different Families Setups

When you select a projector, please look at the unique characteristics of your family room or home theater space. A projector with a longer throw distance may suit larger family rooms with ample space. On the other hand, smaller living rooms or multipurpose spaces might benefit from short-throw projectors that can produce large images from a shorter distance.

● Small Apartments:

Short-throw projectors with ratios around 0.5:1 to 1.0:1 can be ideal for small apartments, allowing for a larger image in limited space.

● Dedicated Home Theaters:

Home theaters with more space may accommodate projectors with higher range throw ratios, providing screen size and placement flexibility.

● Versatile Living Spaces:

Mid-range throw ratios (1.2:1 to 1.8:1) are suitable for versatile living spaces where the projector may need to be adjusted based on the activity.

What is a Good Throw Distance for Different Throw Ratio Projectors

Here is a table depicting when we know the throw ratio and screen size. What throw distance should the projector be?

The throw ratio is calculated with different screen sizes and throw distance

Please note that this is a rough reference, and the actual throw distance and screen size may vary depending on the specific projector model and setup. When selecting the throw distance and screen size, consider the space in your projection room and the audience's comfort to ensure the best viewing experience.

XGIMI Projectors Throw Ratio:

XGIMI has different lines of throw ratio projectors that can provide you with suitable projectors for different distances:

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According to the throw ratio, you can choose the most suitable throw distance projector with clear parameters!

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