How to Prepare Your Family When Setting Up Your High End Sound System in Chicago

October 1, 2015 10:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you are about to install a new high end sound system in Chicago, you are probably so excited about the approaching increase in the quality of your home audio that you have not even had time to think about the logistics. If you live by yourself or only with other responsible adults, then this likely will not be an issue. But if you have a family with curious young children or rebellious teenagers, then adding a very expensive high end sound system could potentially cause some problems.

Fortunately, your source for a high end sound system in Chicago has got you covered. As audiophiles, many of the members of our team have had to lay ground rules with their own kids surrounding high end equipment. Here are a few tips and tricks to keeping everyone happy, including yourself:

  • Ask for patience: When you are having new equipment installed, it is natural for your kids and even your spouse to be anxious to use it. But as an audiophile, you will likely be picky and want to tinker with it a lot before you are satisfied. Before the installation process begins, warn your family that you will need time with the equipment first before you can all enjoy it.
  • Set ground rules: You are paying a lot for your high end sound system in Chicago, and you deserve peace of mind that it will not be tampered with. For little kids, a strict rule that they cannot use it without adult supervision is not unreasonable. With teenagers, consider setting time limits, and stress the importance of being careful.
  • Encourage questions: One of the joys of being an audiophile is getting to pass on your knowledge and passion to others, including those in your own family. If your spouse or kids do not know much about audio technology, encourage those interested to ask questions. Your new sound system might turn into something you and your child bond over for life.
  • Give everyone a turn: If your family members are not very interested in high end audio equipment, they might resent the time and money you put into it. To show them how nice it can be for the whole family, ask each family member to choose a song or CD to play on your new sound system. Once they hear their favorite tracks in better-than-ever sound quality, your family will probably come around.
  • Plan an outing: Finally, if you have small children who could potentially cause focus or safety issues during the installation process, ask your spouse to take them on a fun outing for the day, if possible. That way, they will come back to a fully installed sound system to enjoy with you.

Having a family is not an inherent obstacle to enjoying your new sound system. In fact, if you follow these suggestions, it could be a perk! If you have any questions, please come by or call Quintessence Audio LTD, your source for a high end sound system in Chicago.

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