3 Steps for Better Whole House Audio
Recommendations for San Diego Audiophiles and Music Lovers
Today, there are an overwhelming number of options when it comes to enjoying the music you love. So making the right choice is not only about choosing the right audio speakers, amplifiers, and components, but also how you like to listen to your music. Maybe you want to have a whole house audio system that fills every room like a walk through Disneyland or you maybe you prefer a dedicated audiophile audio system that precisely recreates every note from your favorite Steinway piano concert. Regardless of your preference we have an audio system for every type of home, budget, and music lover!
After you understand your music listening preference the next critical step making sure you select the right system that protects your investment and provides you years of music enjoyment. Below are a few tips for the San Diego, CA audiophiles and music lovers who want only the best sound in their home.
1. Selecting the Right System
To select the right audio system you must be able to experience the style of music you enjoy on multiple systems in a comfortable environment like your home. That is why One Touch Living built a 5,000 square foot Audio Video Experience Center in San Diego, CA. Here you will experience the only ATMOS Steinway Lyngdorf Home Theater in California … or for the perfect Piano concert you don’t want miss the flagship Steinway Lyngdorf Model “D” speakers. Maybe you long for the pounding beat of Rock-n-Roll – then the legendary McIntosh Labs is the system of choice. As a Platinum McIntosh Dealer, One Touch Living has a multiple McIntosh audio systems ready for you to enjoy featuring products such as the McIntosh MX160 Dolby ATMOS 4k AV processor or the 600 watt XR100 speakers. Of course, as an interactive experience center you can also enjoy casual listening everywhere with whole house audio with in-wall, in-ceiling, outdoor, and even hidden speakers from leading manufacturers such as Sonance, McIntosh, and Sonus Faber. The One Touch Living’s Experience center is conveniently located for easy access from Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, La Jolla or anywhere in San Diego. Our team are available by appointment to answer any questions you may have.
2. Choosing the Right Installer
Once you have selected all the right components, it’s time for the installation process. You want to make sure you work with a certified dealer who knows the ins and outs of the system and can install everything properly. Our team has decades of experience installing professional AV systems. We will place your speakers in the proper locations so there is an even distribution of sound, and even hide all of the sources and wires so you won’t see any bulky components. We’ll also integrate the audio into your smart home system so you can easily select music from one easy-to-use interface on a smartphone, tablet, or touch screen.
3. Testing and Calibration
The last step to set up a whole house audio system is testing and calibration. We will calibrate your system to ensure maximum performance with sound that is consistent in all areas. If necessary we can even add acoustic treatments to prevent echoing and sound distortion. We’ll balance the system to make sure that the sound outside is just a beautiful as when you hear it inside. Also keep in mind that the quality of the source matters. There is a noticeable difference in sound quality depending on if you choose a CD, vinyl, or digital MP3 file. While you may enjoy playing your favorite music station on Pandora, monthly services like Tidal who offer high resolution music may be well worth the investment.
Do you need assistance selecting the right music system for your home in San Diego?