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Re: [KAT5] Newbie overload!


  • Subject: Re: [KAT5] Newbie overload!
  • From: "dcmichael" <dcmichael@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2005 04:38:02 -0000



200 runs, as in you have 200 cat 5 wires?  Wow!

I wish I could do more wiring, but the builder is charging me $225
US per 2x2 run.  They won't let me do any wiring myself, thats how
they get rich.  So every room in my house will have 2 cat 5 and 2
coax cables going into it (including the master bathroom!)  In my
family room, I'm having an outlet put on the opposite side of the
room, so I can change the seating layout without any headaches.

-M

--- In kat5-users@xxxxxxx, "Paul Gale" <groups@s...> wrote:
> Mike,
>
> I never have enough Cat5! I took all the advice when I re-wired my
house several years ago and put in approx 200 runs of Cat5 around
the house. I ended up moving a lot of my AV kit to a new room and
the 6 cat5 runs to that point quickly got swallowed up (Ethernet,
Kat5 RGB, Kat5 S-video, Serial x 3 for plasma, DVD and Amp control
etc).
>
> If you've got the chance, always put significantly more in than
you need -  it doesn't need to be terminated at a face plate, just
available in the future. The extra effort and cost of the cable is
miniscule anyway :)
>
> Paul.
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Frank Mc Alinden [mailto:fmcalind@b...]
> > Sent: 01 January 2005 20:12
> > To: kat5-users@xxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: [KAT5] Newbie overload!
> >
> >
> > Hi Mike
> >
> > > Do most Kat5 users get away with having just one cat 5
cable?
How
> > > many of you wish you had an "extra" cat 5 cable
and why?
> >
> > Install as much of cat5 cable as you can..... As well as using
cat5 for
> > KAT5
> > i use  the structured cat5 wiring system for my infrared
system , Probe
> > Status system and other ha stuff .....
> >
> > Frank
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "dcmichael" <dcmichael@y...>
> > To: <kat5-users@xxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Sunday, January 02, 2005 5:12 AM
> > Subject: [KAT5] Newbie overload!
> >
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > Greetings from Arlington, VA USA
> > >
> > > I'm having a new townhouse built, and for the longest time I
have
> > > been trying to figure out what to do about wiring the place.
> > >
> > > Before I found this group and "discovered" that
you can send
lots of
> > > other stuff over Cat5, I ordered a bunch of "2x2"
wiring from
every
> > > room in the house, leading to a central location (my
garage).
> > >
> > > The 2x2 bundle consists of 2 coax cables, and 2 cat 5
cables.
> > >
> > > I've been trying to read up and figure out the
"best" setup
for my
> > > place, but I'm drowning in too much information.
> > >
> > > Do most Kat5 users get away with having just one cat 5
cable?
How
> > > many of you wish you had an "extra" cat 5 cable
and why?
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > >
> > > -Mike
> > >
> > > P.S.  Any US kat5 users in here?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Searchable KAT5 archive can be found at
> > > http://www.ukha-archive.com/
> > > Yahoo! Groups Links
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > Searchable KAT5 archive can be found at
> > http://www.ukha-archive.com/
> > Yahoo! Groups Links
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >





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