How Close is TOO Close?

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  • Thanks to LG for sponsoring this video! Learn more about their NanoCell TV's and click the ‘buy now’ button to see the retail price: (Mobile) (Desktop)

    Linus Tech TipsLinus Tech Tips3 个月 前
    • I am sitting exactly 8ft from my samsung q90t 75" and its pretty good

      Shinobi 272Shinobi 2722 个月 前
    • Tell linus to keep his current haircut and beard.plz Before Corona he looked like a toothbrush

      Bhadru MalothBhadru Maloth2 个月 前
    • Past "recommendations" were marketing cope for when tv's were too small to matter regardless. There is no affordable imax tv yet, even 86" is only 42" in height,

      Churble FurblesChurble Furbles3 个月 前
    • Meh

      Tad MikowskyTad Mikowsky3 个月 前
    • Can you make a video on combining 8 240mm aio liquid cooler and the temps of ryzen 9 3950x at 4.9ghz oc or 5.0 ghz oc (if possible) BTW love you from India

      Dipti GoenkaDipti Goenka3 个月 前
  • 1. You left the light on. 2. You didn't play his/her favorite movie.

    Arturo TaberaArturo Tabera天 前
  • Bought a 55” OLED in the Black Friday deals. I will be sitting 9 feet away and kinda thinking I should of got a 65” now 🙄

    Joe AJoe A2 天 前
  • According to RTINGS resolution per viewing distance ideals.... the only person that actually would actually significantly benefit from 4k is Taran, The THX max recomended zone only slightly benefits from 4k, while the SMPTE zone is just under the perfect distance to fully benefit from 1080p interesting stuff

    Shawn Michael ScottShawn Michael Scott4 天 前
  • Damn I sit 8-9 feet from my 65 inch.. should have bought a 75 inch.....

    Aaron BrandonAaron Brandon4 天 前
  • Appearently I'm in the intergalactic standard of overhwhelming immersion camp , and even more, at anywhere between 42 and 50 degree viewing angle ... lmao

    Shawn Michael ScottShawn Michael Scott4 天 前
  • Jeff HoodJeff Hood6 天 前
  • IPS does not look good on TVS

    jrzamora6jrzamora66 天 前
  • The placement of the TV is awful. Looks like it's tilted upwards.

    FatX Thor24FatX Thor2414 天 前
  • A great real life and scientific test of viewing distance. The kids visual acuity is another important reckoning and would confound the results! As the late Stephen Hawkins once size there is - no typical person.

    Wu吴 子 健Wu吴 子 健16 天 前
  • Matt, Taran, I am JUST LIKE you when it comes to watching movies. I have to sit right up there to feel like I'm getting the "experience"

    SimpleOne2SimpleOne217 天 前
  • Why Linus doesn't employ African Americans?

  • What about 55 inch tv?

  • "Our staff"; communism intensifies

    Rayza GamingRayza Gaming19 天 前
  • Thanks for the video, really helped

    DRJDRJ19 天 前
  • I can already feel the headache

    fep_ ptcpfep_ ptcp20 天 前
  • rule of thumb for viewing distance is 1.4 x screen size. 80" screen = 112" inches away (where your eyes should be not your knees).

    High PhiHigh Phi20 天 前
  • Very interesting. Have to check my viewing angle at home.

    Johnnie SimpsonJohnnie Simpson22 天 前
  • Makes me wonder how I lived as a kid growing up where a 32in tv was considered large and something in the 20s was average for a family.

    Steven PSteven P22 天 前
  • I've ordered my 86 inch LG.. Can't wait till i no longer have to watch my pathetic 65 inch anymore.

    David RobinsonDavid Robinson23 天 前
  • Linus you look like a rooster with that haircut

    Billy BaginsBilly Bagins26 天 前
  • 3:43 Please tell my mom that, she simply doesn't understand it at all.

    Salty jrSalty jr27 天 前
  • Screw you guys, 6 feet away from my 77” is perfect for immersion

    Rusty ShacklefordRusty Shackleford28 天 前
  • Hey guys can you use the earc HDMI port as strictly a HDMI 2.1 for a ps5 or xbox series x, or is it strictly for audio purposes?

    ScottScott28 天 前
  • If your nose is physically touching the screen, you are too close, otherwise, you are not.

    John NemeshJohn Nemesh个月 前
  • It seems that with 4k resolution you are finally able to sit closely enough to your TV such that you meet the SMPTE and THX recommended distances, but are far enough away to not be able to discern individual pixels. If this is the case, are there any real benefits to pushing resolutions on new TVs beyond 4k?

    Matthew McCannMatthew McCann个月 前
  • You tink that 1,50 meters is okay for a 55 inch 4k Tv (mostly for gaming)

    Nico SchulzNico Schulz个月 前
    • Too small..65 inch for 1.5m

      David RobinsonDavid Robinson23 天 前
  • 1:02 Avenger Infinity War

    Prabash M V SPrabash M V S个月 前
  • Doing this with a 90 inch tv makes no sense idiots for a smaller normal size tv

    Justin FisherTvJustin FisherTv个月 前
  • I sit about 6' away from my 65" OLED... its perfect. Also I think we are all thinking it so I'll man up and asks it.... We gonna need to see Sarah's butt for science.

    Damir SadikovicDamir Sadikovic个月 前
  • I like to sit closer too. I like these multiple people tests, can you do a video where there's blind test on 4k vs 8k and 60hz vs 144hz vs 360hz?

    XpodXXpodX个月 前
  • I sit 9’ from my 150” diagonal in 2.35:1 aspect ratio in my dedicated theater room. Myself and my guests feel it’s completely immersive without feeling like it’s too big. Here is a tour of my room -

    YouthmanYouthman个月 前
  • hype for Nick :)

    Jiří SejkoraJiří Sejkora个月 前
  • Thanks for the video. So far I've been too stupid to choose a comfortable distance from the television. So far I've sat too deep in front of the TV and only seen the newscaster's shoes.

    Kurt LechnerKurt Lechner个月 前
  • This TV sucks... Better get a Sony XH90 guys.

    MicroageMicroage个月 前
  • I did the thing holding my hand out to estimate fov, my home setup is ~30° and is just about right for me. Out of curiosity I also compared that to how close I hold my phone when I'm watching videos, and it takes up almost exactly the same footprint as my tv. Interesting.

    Sub RipperSub Ripper个月 前
  • That new intro though!

    RaydenRayden个月 前
  • 2D, 30, 40 degrees...? VR be like 3D, 180 gtfo

    Brett CameratravelerBrett Cameratraveler个月 前
  • Taran

    Nithin RaviNithin Ravi个月 前
  • Great content, saying you should seat closer to your tv because its higher content is bullshit

    Leo MarianoLeo Mariano个月 前
  • Of course Taran has a "fist test"

    Falxie_Falxie_个月 前
  • Eyeball not to scale 2:23

    Bhavin PatelBhavin Patel个月 前
  • Me: laughs in sitting a foot and a half from my CX 55

    Adam AAdam A2 个月 前
  • I actually like seeing the pixels on tvs. Am I weird?

    Jason CarlsJason Carls2 个月 前
  • You should have served people who arent tech literate and see what they say

    JohnnyJohnny2 个月 前
  • Pixel density is also a factor

    Tiberius MoonTiberius Moon2 个月 前
  • 5:26 LMAO!! Taran getting out the mental protractor.

    Dakota LallyDakota Lally2 个月 前
  • Have more pretty girls in your youtubes Linus!!!!! I"m going to rewatch your videos 3 more times now! LOL

    Eduardo QuirozEduardo Quiroz2 个月 前
  • I watched 120" from 3 meters distance. It was optimal for me.

    BackPaBackPa2 个月 前
  • This video is really relevant to me as I daily drive a 55" Samsung NU8500 as a monitor for work and gaming at about 30". I run it at 1440p 120 Hz. Is there a difference in immersive viewing angle when using it as a monitor and as a tv?

    Regal R4Regal R42 个月 前
  • The formula to calculate the optimal distance for sitting infront of your screen is [H/(2*nz*tan(1.5/0.5))] with H= Height of Display and nz= being the pixelcount horizontally. :)

    Maik HellingMaik Helling2 个月 前
  • Of course Taran applies his own science to this.

    J024J0242 个月 前
  • Kind of odd LG doesn't make Oled TV's that large. Max LG Oled size is 77" (Apart from that 30k unit)

    J024J0242 个月 前
  • You get used to it with time. When i got a 32' monitor i was like 'wth was i thinking', now i could go for 40'.

    kasper0823kasper08232 个月 前
  • The title looks one out of vsauce's videos

  • 0:50 - -- Don't believe this! I'm on a 32" monitor, at about 34", depending on how I'm sitting. Naturally, if I'm hunched over the keyboard or sitting way back in my chair, that will change. The BEST rule of thumb is to take the WIDTH (NOT the diagonal) of your monitor. You should be sitting at 1 to 1.5 times that distance. With a 32" monitor (31.5 diagonal display), the width is 27" (diagonal measurement x 0.857), which means my sweet spot is 27"-40.5" which is RIGHT where I am. At that distance, it's PERFECT for your field of vision. If you believe the table shown on the screen, I should be at 54". That would make the display TOO small to make use of my field of vision. 2:17 - The "THX recommended distance" is 8.6". The "sweet spot" of 4k over 1080p is at 7.1" to 10.6". That makes somewhere around NINE FEET (NOT almost twelve feet) the best distance for this size display. 3:05 - That would be the 1940s, Linus...NOT the '70s. >facepalm< 6:14 - Basically, everyone in the farther group (including Linus) might just as well be watching a 1080p display because they won't be able to discern any difference. A few years ago, Consumer Reports did a real world test, using a 55" display. EVERY person tested could NOT discern ANY difference until they were MUCH closer than the distance at which they CLAIMED to be able to tell.

    The Real O'DonovanThe Real O'Donovan2 个月 前
    • well i am very special as i can tell 1080p on a fifty five inch tv pretty clearly

      BroLifeGaming :BroLifeGaming :2 个月 前
  • I've installed some TVs of this size when I worked at an AV company and usually it was just put about 10-15 feet away depending on the size of the room. Usually we put TVs this size in either living rooms or master bedrooms.

    theacp127theacp1272 个月 前
  • I shouldn't be surprised that Taran of course knows how to measure his own FOV somehow.

    MoistGoatMoistGoat2 个月 前
  • I just tested my sitting distance to my computer monitor and found that I am sitting at the Taran Intergalactic Standard of Overwhelming Immersion recommended viewing angle, so I agree with Taran.

    01Beaker Productions01Beaker Productions2 个月 前
  • I love the xbox achievement effect lmao

    Aspen SavageAspen Savage2 个月 前
  • And then there are visually handicapped people like me, who have to use my 24" monitor at 25cm distance.... at lower-than-native resolution... for 8 hours a day, because I'm a programmer.

    camelCasedcamelCased2 个月 前
  • Lol Taran the intergalactic outlier.

    FireLordCantiFireLordCanti2 个月 前
  • Lol Sara butt 😅 I bet that sucked in elementary school also can you do this with gaming monitors?

    Neon HavokNeon Havok2 个月 前
  • Its funny how women tried to sit closer since they naturally have a slightly wider field of view

    Marco Polo G.Marco Polo G.2 个月 前
  • With an 8k high PPI TV and a source/movie/game that has very wide FOV that it should have I would sit as close as I can without seeing individual pixels. But film makers don't want to do wide FOV as majority of people has a small 1080p TV or regular narrow FOV theater... so we get these zoomed in movies where it's cheaper to produce as less of the set is visible and human heads take are gigantic portion of the image making it uncomfortable to sit close. There are some older movies made on film with wide angle lenses and great scenes that showed the widescreen well when everything was old super narrow FOV still but then it got super commercialized and cheaper options available for that format and back it went to zoomed in narrow FOV as it's cheaper to make movies in. It's all about what your source FOV is and what viewing FOV you can handle with it. A game set to 90 hFOV will be a very different experience compared to a 140 hFOV at equal distance, the same applies to movies.

    v1m30v1m302 个月 前
  • You know you've made it in life when you could afford a tv that costs more than most peoples cars back in the 90s and 80s. Now a days having a big screen tv doesn't mean much.

    eurosonlyeurosonly2 个月 前
  • "I got it right then" - Linus failing...

    notthere83notthere832 个月 前
  • Taran, my man! Just calculated the viewing angle of my home theater setup => ~50 degrees.

    notthere83notthere832 个月 前
  • The black hair guy looks like the gay in How To Get Away With Murder.

    Play for FunPlay for Fun2 个月 前
  • i understand having a tv that fills enough of your fov without getting too close, and in understand wanting a bigger tv in a bigger space or if you have more people watching (plus it gives more room for surround sound setups) but a tv that's so big it'd be up against one wall of my room and i'd be against the other seems ridiculous. 89" is not a average living room type of screen. definitely more for a large dedicated entertainment centre

    spam accspam acc2 个月 前
  • linus i just bought a pre built and you would be amazed at how well the built it shit power supply no it has a thermal take in a pre built!??? its skytech archangel w a ryzen 5 3600 RTX 2060 ASrock b450M with wifi dual channel 16 gb memory 500gb ssd thermaltake 500w powersupply and i got it for sale for $999 and its retail price is $1300 i got a good deal

    TrippyyTrixTrippyyTrix2 个月 前
  • One and half times the length of your display is sound advice from thx.

    nihilityjoeynihilityjoey2 个月 前
  • Nah, I’ll still choose CX or even better Sony A8H 😉

    AnAn7s29AnAn7s292 个月 前
  • I'm totally Taran. I used to have a 100" screen and I sat like 2m from it.

    Alexander AlfonssonAlexander Alfonsson2 个月 前
  • SMPTE: More like SIMPTE

    Mr. Gummy BearMr. Gummy Bear2 个月 前
  • 3:38 huh, the more you know!

    rohaan Omarrohaan Omar2 个月 前
  • Sarah Butt? Oh, my! Could we maybe see from the back next time? Asking for a friend.

    John WickJohn Wick2 个月 前
  • Funny, i always had a feeling that Cnet was full of nonsense!

    JamielolJamielol2 个月 前
  • Just bought an LG CX 65" OLED, mmmm baby she looks good!

    GaLoSGaLoS2 个月 前
  • im 14 it all ways hurt to sit that clouse since i was 6

    VanguradingVangurading2 个月 前
  • We bought nanocell TVs last Black Friday last year and my dads been fixed on where each TV should go depending on the distance, thanks for the video

    Shrihan BaniparsadShrihan Baniparsad2 个月 前
  • The viewing distance that has always worked for me is 3x the width of the screen.

    Allan PattersonAllan Patterson2 个月 前
  • 4:09 Didn't know CNworld allowed you to show butt.

    Dirk DigglerDirk Diggler2 个月 前
  • no one gonna bring up those sock/sandals? dayum Linus

    Solomon ShieldsSolomon Shields2 个月 前
  • Are these videos exclusively for Americans??? The world doesn't understand feet, okay! Respect your followers off the US.

    Marcelo MeirelesMarcelo Meireles2 个月 前
  • That's some S-Tier ad-roll segue from David at 5:06 . Linux, take notes!

    Novikov_PrincipleNovikov_Principle2 个月 前
  • Taran, a new league

    Uganda KnuckleUganda Knuckle2 个月 前
  • The NTSC would have been setting that stuff up back in the 50s or 60s I think

    Matt BowenMatt Bowen2 个月 前
  • I think videos like this should be seen more. The information presented is very interesting and I hate seeing it with so much less views in comparison to other LTT videos.

    silverthelegendarysilverthelegendary3 个月 前
  • Idk I'd be way closer. I have a 4k 45" tv, and I sit about 4'-5' away at max

    George MullerGeorge Muller3 个月 前
  • Sorry, James/LG but you forgot the 3rd type of person, the cant see type, I honestly am 3'/1m away from my current 65in and its still too small. Im hoping to upgrade to a 80-90in as soon they go sub 1.5K

    Sean MurphySean Murphy3 个月 前
  • LTT D2!!!!!!

    Pedro MeloPedro Melo3 个月 前
  • I'm with David!

    1stNightingale1stNightingale3 个月 前
  • P Series Quantum and Quantum X blows LG NanoCell out of the water... LG Oled tech is good, but its also near double the price of Vizio's Quantum tv's.

    ItsneightItsneight3 个月 前
  • My takeaway from the video is that Taran does his fisting in the theater. You do you, Taran.

    IndigoIndigo3 个月 前
  • Sarah Butt

    Done PlayingDone Playing3 个月 前
  • Janice!!! Janice needs to be in more LTT content. She's a gem.

    Josh JonesJosh Jones3 个月 前
  • I came for sarah butt btw i am a butt too

    Burhanuddin RabbaniBurhanuddin Rabbani3 个月 前
  • I have a Nanocell 90 series, fucking amazing TV!

    MagarizMagariz3 个月 前
  • Ttub haras

    Tres GutierrezTres Gutierrez3 个月 前