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The Drawbacks of DIY Video Conferencing

Why Sticking with a Professional System Installation Is Key

The Drawbacks of DIY Video Conferencing

You’ve most likely been there before or have had the recurring nightmare: You’re on an important conference call with an important client, and suddenly – your video glitches. Either it freezes, lags, or cuts out completely. Not to mention, your audio might echo, be delayed, or repeat itself to the point that the client or partner on the other side of the line ends up confused and unsure of what to do.

Don’t let these video conference system mishaps happen in your San Francisco, CA boardroom. Steering away from DIY setups and installations can keep your system running smoothly and properly in the long run. In this blog, find out why working with a professional like Western Audio Video is a must. Keep reading on below to learn what the drawbacks of setting up your system on your own are.

SEE ALSO: How to Fix Your Poor Conference Room Audio

Glitchy Video and Audio

When your conference room system comes from different products you buy off the shelf at the store, you might notice its overall performance never meets your company’s standards. And when it comes to conference calls with clients and other employees, you don’t want to compromise.

A DIY system setup means video that could glitch and hiccup in the middle of an important meeting or presentation. It could also mean audio that is garbled and muffled just when crucial information is being passed along. This can create awkward moments and interactions that slow down your momentum.

You want audiovisuals that you can depend on. Crystal clear displays and sound make all the difference for your meetings and presentations. A professional installation is your only way of guaranteeing your AV solutions will perform in your boardroom at all times.

Unreliable Installation

You never know how a DIY installation is going to pan out. What if the setup and placement end up being a critical error down the line or keeps your system from performing as it should for your important client conference calls?

A professional system setup means you can rest assured that every piece of equipment and every bit of wiring is done properly. You won’t have to worry whether a wrongly placed component will be the downfall of your next presentation; you’ll know you can rely on your system every time.

Not to mention, working with Western Audio Video during the installation is a breeze. We keep you in the loop at all times, address every question and concern, and make additions and adjustments as needed. You’ll never feel overwhelmed or uncertain of what your system will be like in the end.

No Long-Term Guarantees

A DIY system means you can’t guarantee its long-term use and functionality years down the road. What if your audio starts to mess up for one meeting, or the video won’t turn on right before you’re about to give a big presentation? You may not have an easy way of getting your system back up and running.

Working with a professional means you won’t deal with these interruptions – but if by chance your AV solutions do start to glitch, our team will be there to help maintain and fix your system. We provide 24/7 support and will monitor your system remotely to keep it updated and running as it should at all times.

Want to learn more about a professional video conference system installation? Feel free to give our team a call or fill out our online contact form to find out why choosing a professional installation over a DIY one is key. We’d love to hear from you!