Riser Height Calculator

Determining the appropriate riser height for your home theater is important. A second row of seating is a great addition to a home theater and you want to make sure that your guests have a clear, unobstructed view of the screen. A properly position riser will make your rear seating as enjoyable as the front and this calculator will assist you with determining the proper height. Several factors are involved in determining the proper riser height. Take your time to ensure that your DIY effort is well spent; your viewers will applaud you for it later.
This riser height calculator will help you determine the appropriate riser height for your rear seating. To use this calculator enter your dimensions and click Calculate.


1. Enter the distance from the floor to the base of your screen:
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2. Seated in your front row chair, enter the distance from the floor to the top of your head:
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3. Seated in your second row chair (without the riser), enter the distance from the floor to your eye's:
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4. Seated in your front row chair, enter the distance from the screen to your eyes:
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5. Seated in your rear row chair (without the riser), enter the distance from the screen to your eyes:
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6. Click Submit to Calculate:



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