PowerLite Home Cinema 6100 Projector

Selected FAQ

Q:
How far can the projector be placed from the screen?
A:
The projector can be positioned from 2.8 to 62.8 feet from the screen. The distance the projector is placed from the screen determines the size of the projected image.

Use the following table as a rough guide for projector placement:

16:9 aspect ratio
Projection distance Diagonal image size (width x height)
2.8 to 6.2 feet
0.87 to 1.88 m
30 in. (26 x 15 in.)
76.2 cm (66 x 37 cm)
3.8 to 8.3 feet
1.17 to 2.52 m
40 in. (35 x 20 in.)
101.6 cm (89 x 50 cm)
5.8 to 12.5 feet
1.77 to 3.80 m
60 in. (51 x 28 in.)
152.4 cm (130 x 75 cm)
7.8 to 16.7 feet
2.38 to 5.0 m
80 in. (71 x 39 in.)
203.2 cm (180 x 100 cm)
9.8 to 20.9 feet
2.98 to 6.36 m
100 in. (87 x 47 in.)
254 cm (220 x 120 cm)
11.8 to 25.1 feet
3.59 to 7.64 m
120 in. (106 x 59 in.)
305 cm (270 x 150 cm)
14.7 to 31.4 feet
4.50 to 9.56 m
150 in. (130 x 75 in.)
381 cm (330 x 190 cm)
19.7 to 41.8 feet
6.01 to 12.76 m
200 in. (179 x 98 in.)
508 cm (440 x 250 cm)


4:3 aspect ratio
Projection distance Diagonal image size (width x height)
3.5 to 7.6 feet
1.07 to 2.31 m
30 in. (24 x 18 in.)
76.2 cm (61 x 46 cm)
4.7 to 10.1 feet
1.44 to 3.09 m
40 in. (32 24 in.)
101.6 cm (81 x 61 cm)
7.1 to 15.3 feet
2.18 to 4.66 m
60 in. (47 x 35 in.)
152.4 cm (120 x 90 cm)
9.6 to 20.4 feet
2.92 to 6.23 m
80 in. (63 x 47 in.)
203.2 cm (160 x 120 cm)
12 to 25.5 feet
3.66 to 7.79 m
100 in. (79 x 59 in.)
254 cm (200 x 150 cm)
14.4 to 30.7 feet
4.40 to 9.36 m
120 in. (94 x 71 in.)
305 cm (240 x 180 cm)
18 to 38.4 feet
5.51 to 11.71 m
150 in. (118 x 91 in.)
381 cm (300 x 230 cm)
24.2 to 51.3 feet
7.36 to 15.62 m
200 in. (179 x 98 in.)
508 cm (410 x 300 cm)


You can also calculate an image size or the projector distance using the Projection Distance Calculator which is available from the Drivers and Downloads page for your projector.
Published: November 3, 2008

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