Audio visual systems are indispensable to offices, shopping malls, stadiums, houses, and schools nowadays.
Moreover, given the vast array of audio visual systems available in today’s market, it often becomes difficult to select an audio-visual system because there’s no specific process and the system gets modified according to your individual requirement.
For instance, a system used for an event certainly differs from the one fitted in a conference room or something used at home. However, you need to keep the following basic principles in mind when selecting an audiovisual system.
- Space usage: You first need to know your space and your specific needs when selecting the appropriate audiovisual system. Is it for official or non-official events? How much of space can it reach out to? Is it viewable and audible from all points in a given space? These are some questions that need to be addressed first because smart projectors, interactive whiteboards, and devices may require complex integrations to get the best out of them.
- Understand the limitations of audio visual systems: When selecting the system, first understand what it’s capabilities are and what it doesn’t deliver. This would require a clear understanding of its technology and how exactly it functions. Ask the installing company about its limitations, its maintenance methods, and facilities for repairing, if required.
- Selecting an AV system for the office: When buying AV equipment for your office, first look at how it will eventually benefit your business.
Be clear about the manufacturer’s scope of services, which include wall mounting of TV sets and installation of other assorted supporting equipment. If you know beforehand what is being installed, it will be easier for you to modify it in future and improve the system further to get more mileage.
- Cable pathways matter: All audiovisual systems need cable pathways to function. These may be concealed for aesthetic effect by drilling floors, making trenches in the flooring or hiding the cables under rugs or carpets.
New technology, moreover, as brought wireless communication to avoid making too many space modifications. However, also need to consider your total electrical needs including the right number of electrical circuits to power your new audiovisual system.
- Scope for growth: You also need to consider how your audio-visual system will grow and adapt further to your changing digital needs in the future. This is important as investments in these are usually heavy and you need to get your bang for your buck.