Apart from a few people, a long drive without some vibes in the background can be tortuous. Now, a lot of folks spend between 1 – 2 hours driving daily. That’s between half a year and one full year if you keep this up for 12 years.
Therefore, it is quite a sensible move to make your time on the road as enjoyable as you can within safety boundaries.
There are numerous options when setting up a car audio system. You can go mild or you can go to the other extreme. Here are the most important things to consider when piecing together a system…
Who will be using the car?
Is this a family car? Who and who makes up this family? What are their ages? What are their music preferences?
Important questions because if this is a family car and you have a pregnant wife, you may have adjust for her health and the unborn baby’s.
For what will this car be used primarily? Just commuting to and from the office? Unless you work in the show biz industry, you’ll certainly require something that’s less showy.
What are the legal provisions in your state or country? Yes, there are a few stuff that are not allowed in some areas. For example, FM transmitters are outlawed in some places. You certainly will have to set up your system without them.
And, finally, how much bucks do you have to spend?
It will be painful to spend so much on, say, an amp and them discover that you can’t really afford the right speakers for it. If you had taken the time, you would have spent just what you could afford on the amp and then got the right speakers without breaking the bank.