Buy one of those laser things that estate agents use
SRM-tech Rega P3/GL2400 Talk Electronics Castle Howard
Rega Planet CD player > Hurricane/Tornado/ > speakers with
Denon TU-1800 DAB/FM Whirlwind amplifiers Tellurium Q Black
Can you take a walk around it? (Medium.)
Can you stand in the middle and reach any walls with your fingertips? (Small.)
Marantz M-CR603 + AirPlay • Rega R3 loudspeakers • iPhone 5 • iMac • Apple Airport Extreme 802.11n • Apple iPad Mini • Panasonic TX-L32D25B • Sony BDP-S390 • Ruark Audio R1 Deluxe • Humax HDR-Fox T2
If you can swing one of these then you know it's not a small room.
PC > AVI Neutron Five 2.1
Sony NWZ-A847 64GB Walkman > Westone UM3x
Think of all the rooms in all the houses you've ever been in and their sizes.
If you're of below-average means, the top 1% are "large", the bottom 50% are "small" and the middle 49% is "medium".
If you're of average means, The top 20% are "large". The bottom 20% are "small". The middle 60% is "medium".
If you're rich, the top 50% are "large", the bottom 50% are "medium", and small is the butler's pantry.
I have some home cinema and Sonos stuff.
I don't know, many former local authority houses have quite large internal dimensions (and are often bigger than more expensive houses on "private" estates). I'm not sure your formula stands up to scrutiny!
Hardware: Panasonic TX-P50VT65B (calibrated); Cambridge Audio Azur 651BD; Yamaha RX-A810; Teac PD-H600; PS3; B&W 601 & 600LCR (series 3); Q Acoustics QAV (rear)
Furniture and Accessories: BLOK Classix 3000 Oak AV Cabinet; Atacama Nexus 6 (atabite metal filled); 3D3 A1112
That thing's called a cat o' nine tails in case anybody was wondering.
As in "There's not enough room to swing a cat in here."
If your remote is out of range when you're at one end of the room and the TV / stereo / whatever is at the other, it's large.
If your remote works just fine, it's medium.
If you don't need a remote, just a walking stick (at most) to change channels, it's small.
Hi Iansy, your room is small if it measures 4m x 4m or less. I hope this helps you, Ric.
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