PowerLite Home Cinema 720 Projector

Selected FAQ

Q:
How far can the projector be placed from the screen?
A:
Place the projector on a sturdy, level surface, ideally at a height where its lens is between the top and bottom of the screen.



For a 4:3 image, the projector can be positioned from 3.7 to 81.7 feet from the screen. For a 16:9 image, place the projector from 3.0 to 66.8 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 4:3 aspect ratio
Projection distanceMaximum diagonal image size Projection distanceMaximum diagonal image size
3.0 to 6.6 feet30 in. (26 15 in.) 3.7 to 8.0 feet30 in. (24 18 in.)
4.1 to 8.8 feet40 in. (35 20 in.) 5.0 to 10.8 feet40 in. (32 24 in.)
6.2 to 13.3 feet60 in. (51 28 in.) 7.6 to 16.2 feet60 in. (47 35 in.)
8.3 to 17.7 feet80 in. (71 39 in.) 10.2 to 21.7 feet80 in. (63 47 in.)
10.4 to 22.2 feet100 in. (87 47 in.) 12.8 to 27.1 feet100 in. (79 59 in.)
12.5 to 26.6 feet120 in. (106 59 in.) 15.3 to 32.6 feet120 in. (94 71 in.)
15.7 to 33.3 feet150 in. (130 75 in.) 19.2 to 40.8 feet150 in. (118 91 in.)
21.0 to 44.5 feet200 in. (173 98 in.) 25.7 to 54.4 feet200 in. (161 118 in.)
31.5 to 66.8 feet300 in. (260 146 in.) 38.6 to 81.7 feet300 in. (240 181 in.)


You can also calculate an image size or the projector distance by using our Projection Distance Calculator which is available from the Drivers and Downloads page for your projector.
Published: November 14, 2007

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