Sonos vs Control4: What to Know for Your Home Audio Installation

Sonos vs Control4: What to Know for Your Home Audio Installation

When Should You Choose One System Over the Other? A home audio installation in your Carmel, IN living space lets you listen to your music and media in any area of your home you have high-end speakers placed. This means that with a press of a button, you can stream the latest album from your favorite artist or pump up a curated playlist of dance songs. Oftentimes, homeowners struggle over what type of home audio system to bring to their properties. Sonos and Control4 both offer high-quality sound performance – but which of these systems is right for your home? In this blog, we’ll take you on a tour of these two trusted brands so that you can decide which one is right for you and why. Keep reading below to learn more. SEE ALSO: 4 Tips for Building a High-Performance Surround Sound System Sonos Pros & Cons A Sonos sound system offers a quick, easy-to-install audio solution throughout your home. As a wireless system, you’ll find it more cost-effective if you only want to bring music to two or three rooms or areas in your house. Their bookshelf speakers can fit inconspicuously in any form of shelving, on furniture, or cabinets. You won’t have to worry about them messing with your interior design or style – Sonos is meant to blend in seamlessly while delivering high-end audio to any part of your home you want. And if you have high-fidelity in-wall or in-ceiling speakers already in place, you can connect these to Sonos’ wireless amplifier. This easily brings all your audio equipment together, making it a breeze to...
4 Tips for Building a High-Performance Surround Sound System

4 Tips for Building a High-Performance Surround Sound System

Make the Most of Your Home Entertainment Spaces   If you love watching movies and are ready to equip your home for an authentic movie-watching experience, one of the top priorities for you is installing a surround sound system. But what does it take to build a high-performance surround sound system? Our team at Digitech Custom is here to help. In this blog, we’ll share four tips to building an optimal surround sound system so that you can make the most of the home audio installation at your Indianapolis-area house. Want to find out more? Just keep reading on below. SEE ALSO: ENJOY YOUR WHOLE HOUSE AUDIO FOR EVERY OCCASION   Proper Speaker Placement An excellent surround sound setup all comes down to where you’ve actually placed your speakers around your designated space. A typical surround sound layout would be a 5.1 or a 7.1 setup. The “5” or the “7” highlights the number of surround speakers you feature – in five-channel systems, three speakers are at the front facing the audience, with two at the back behind everyone. Seven-channel systems also include two side speakers. The “.1” represents an included subwoofer. With this layout, you can feel enveloped in an immersive listening experience. If you want to go a step beyond a standard surround sound system, you also can include overhead speakers for a genuinely three-dimensional listening experience. We recommend including either two or four overhead speakers, in this scenario.   Select the Right Speakers Your sound performance can only go as far as the quality of your speakers can. That’s why it’s best to invest in high-end,...