Best Home Theater Riser Calculator

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Put the values either in inches or feet but they all should be in the same parameter.

Calculate Home Theater Riser Height - Ai Powered

Fill the first 5 rows and press the calculate button and the last one will fill up with your value


This calculator works for the same height persons in both rows. If you are going to give the front row to tall people and short people at the back of the row then you have to adjust accordingly.

Alert: You might get a very high value but don’t be scared just follow the value and it will give a perfect view to the audience at the back row.

How Does It Work?

The calculator is self-explanatory. Read the label above each row and you will get an idea of what to put in them.

Why We Created This Calculator?

This calculator is created to give the same home theater experience to the audience at the back row as the audience at the front enjoys.

This calculator will help the audience at the back to have a full view of the image. If the riser is built based on this calculation the image will not be blocked for them by the head of the front-row audience.

What is a Riser?

Incase you don’t know then let me explain briefly. The riser is a platform on which the seating for the second row is placed.

The first row seating are placed on the carpet. In this way the second row is little raised up than the first row seating and the audience at the back has the same theater experience as the audience at front row.

How High Should A Riser Be For A Home Theater?

There is no exact value for this because the environment is different for each home theater. But the best height will be one that offers a full image experience to the audience at the back. And this much height can’t be told to anyone this can be achieved by calculations.

These calculations will fulfill the needs of your audience because they will be calculated in a theater room where they will sit and enjoy.

So, it is very important to calculate it for precise value and the best experience.

This was the calculator for the riser to have its value but to build the complete seating platform along with the riser follow my this guide. How To Build A Home Theater Seating Platform.

This article was first posted on Homelytainment.com.
Ayaan Khan
Ayaan Khan

I'm Ayaan khan, a freelancer and a Computer Science degree holder from P.E.S. College. After my degree, I started an internship with my father in his home theater showroom. After working for a month I realized that this is the best job in the world for me and it could be turned into a passion. Fast forward to when my internship ended, I joined my father as a full-time home theater equipment tester. I test new equipment and approve it before it can be installed in the customer's house. I love to test equipment and sometimes love to install it by myself in the customer's theater room. I have the right experience and knowledge to learn from my articles. In my Free time I write & answer questions here on AVSFORUM. Every Article on Homelytainment is curated according to Homelytainment's Editorial Policy and Sponsorship Policy. If you have any questions for me. Reach out to my email (Support(AT)homelytainment.com)

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