Ever wondered how to figure out what size projection screen you need in your conference room, classroom, church sanctuary, auditorium or banquet hall?
With a few simple calculations you can pick the right screen size to install or rent for your next event to ensure that everyone in the audience can see and read the projected image clearly. The two key factors you’ll need are:
Once you know this, you can calculate the ideal screen height, based upon a fraction of the distance between the screen and the furthest seat.
For example, in a conference room where the furthest seat from the screen is 16’ and the primary use of the screen is to show presentations, charts and graphs, a 48” high screen is ideal. (16’ x 1/4″ = 4’)
Screens also come in different dimensions (aspect ratios), with the width determined by the height of the screen and the projection format. Standard formats include:
When you’re ready to buy or rent your next projection screen, or need one designed and installed as part of a larger AV solution, AVR’s highly-accredited team is ready to assist you.