Projection Distance

The distance at which you place the projector from the screen determines the approximate size of the image. The image size increases the farther the projector is from the screen, but can vary depending on the zoom factor, aspect ratio, and other settings.

Note: Image sizes over 500" may result in a loss of image detail.

Use the tables here to determine approximately how far to place the projector from the screen based on the size of the projected image. (Conversion figures may have been rounded up or down.) You can also use the Projection Distance Calculator here (U.S.), here (Canada), or here (Caribbean).





1 Projection distance
2 Distance from the center of the lens to the base of the image (varies depending on vertical lens shift)
3 Center of lens

Pro L1490U/L1490UNL/L1495U/L1495UNL/L1500UH/L1500UHNL/L1505UH/L1505UHNL/L1750UNL/L1755UNL (Standard Zoom Lens)

16:10 Aspect Ratio Image or Screen
Screen or image size Projection distance (1)

Wide to Tele (Minimum to Maximum)

Vertical lens shift (2)

Top to bottom

60 inches 78 to 128 inches

(199 to 326 cm)

–35 to 3.2 inches

(–89 to 8 cm)

80 inches 105 to 172 inches

(268 to 438 cm)

–46.7 to 4.3 inches

(–119 to 11 cm)

100 inches 133 to 216 inches

(337 to 549 cm)

–58.3 to 5.3 inches

(–148 to 14 cm)

120 inches 160 to 260 inches

(406 to 661 cm)

–70 to 6.4 inches

(–178 to 16 cm)

150 inches 201 to 326 inches

(509 to 828 cm)

–87.5 to 8 inches

(–222 to 20 cm)

200 inches 269 to 436 inches

(682 to 1106 cm)

–116.7 to 10.7 inches

(–296 to 27 cm)

300 inches 404 to 655 inches

(1027 to 1663 cm)

–175 to 16 inches

(–444 to 41 cm)

500 inches 676 to 1093 inches

(1717 to 2777 cm)

–291.7 to 26.7 inches

(–741 to 68 cm)

800 inches 1084 to 1752 inches

(2753 to 4449 cm)

-466.5 to 42.5 inches

(-1185 to 108 cm)

1000 inches 1356 to 2190 inches

(3443 to 5563 cm)

-583.4 to 53.1 inches

(-1482 to 135 cm)

Pro L1715SNL (Standard Zoom Lens)

4:3 Aspect Ratio Image or Screen
Screen or image size Projection distance (1)

Wide to Tele (Minimum to Maximum)

Vertical lens shift (2)

Top to bottom

60 inches 76 to 125 inches

(193 to 318 cm)

–37.8 to 1.8 inches

(–96 to 5 cm)

80 inches 103 to 168 inches

(260 to 427 cm)

–50.4 to 2.4 inches

(–128 to 6 cm)

100 inches 129 to 211 inches

(328 to 536 cm)

–63.0 to 3 inches

(–160 to 8 cm)

120 inches 155 to 254 inches

(395 to 644 cm)

–75.6 to 3.6 inches

(–192 to 9 cm)

150 inches 195 to 318 inches

(496 to 808 cm)

–94.5 to 4.5 inches

(–240 to 11 cm)

200 inches 261 to 425 inches

(663 to 1079 cm)

–126 to 6 inches

(–320 to 15 cm)

300 inches 393 to 639 inches

(999 to 1623 cm)

–189 to 9 inches

(–480 to 23 cm)

500 inches 658 to 1067 inches

(1671 to 2710 cm)

–315 to 15 inches

(–800 to 38 cm)

800 inches 1090 to 1709 inches

(2678 to 4342 cm)

503.9 to 24 inches

(-1280 to 61 cm)

1000 inches 1319 to 2137 inches

(3350 to 5429 cm)

629.9 to 29.9 inches

(-1600 to 76 cm)

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