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Re: Newbie with lots of basic questions!!



I was in PC World the other day (looking to buy a Treo) and noticed
several Cat6 items on-sale - cables & connectors etc ... not sure what
they were for ... but they were there ...

Chris


Chris Hunter wrote:

> Thanks !
>
> Chris
>
>
> Nigel Giddings wrote:
>
> > Chris,
> >
> > CAT5e can be used for both Digital and Analogue... If you want to
use
> > HDMI (High Definition) you will need two CAT5e cables. Both will
need
> > some sort of adaptor, the cost of which increase exponentially
depending
> > on quality...
> >
> > I have no experience of CAT6 but I believe I am right in saying
that the
> > majority don't believe the additional bandwidth is worth the cost
at the
> > moment. CAT6 is also less forgiving in terms of installation
(Bending
> > Radius, termination).
> >
> > HTH
> >
> > Nigel
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chris Hunter [mailto:cjhunter@xxxxxxx]
> > Sent: 01 January 2006 15:41
> > To: ukha_d@xxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: [ukha_d] Newbie with lots of basic questions!!
> >
> > Nigel -
> >
> > ... is Cat5e/ Cat6 good for digital & analogue ... I have a
feeling
> > there's a change-over in progress, from one to the other, for
(eg)
> > connecting 'screens to computers ... or have I got it wrong ?
> >
> > Chris
> >
> >
> >
> > Nigel Giddings wrote:
> >
> > > Sarah,
> > >
> > > Welcome to UKHA...
> > >
> > > You seem to have decided to go the MAC/iPOD route, was this
after much
> > > research or because tou like MACs/iPODs ?
> > >
> > > A number of people have bought the Sonos, design looks are
similar to
> > > iPOD but it is wireless (no cables...)  www.sonos.com
> > >
> > > I am not a MAC person so I am thinking of going the xlobby
route, a
> > bit
> > > more geeky, but hopefully more flexible in the end... 
www.xlobby.com
> > >
> > > Both of these have 'Zones' and the ability to remotely
control
> > volume...
> > >
> > > Watching TV around the house from centrally located sources
can be
> > done
> > > using CAT5e cable. There are a number of devices available
which
> > provide
> > > remote switching and one of the UKHA regulars, Keith, will
be
> > launching
> > > his own switching unit soon (allegedly!!!). see
> > > http://www.kat5.tv/index1.html
> > >
> > > The CCTV can be treated / routed the same as the satellite
TV to give
> > > full flexibility...
> > >
> > > I would suggest you get some more detailed advice before you
go too
> > much
> > > further, at the build stage is where you need to incorporate
this
> > stuff.
> > > Retro-fitting after the event will be difficult/expensive/a
pain in
> > the
> > > a***.
> > >
> > > Your electrician sound enthusiastic but you need an overall
design to
> > > work with.
> > >
> > > HTH
> > >
> > > Nigel
> > > A fellow self-builder  http://photos.corbenic.co.uk
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: abbott.sarah@xxxxxxx [mailto:abbott.sarah@xxxxxxx]
> > > Sent: 31 December 2005 12:24
> > > To: ukha_d@xxxxxxx
> > > Subject: [ukha_d] Newbie with lots of basic questions!!
> > >
> > > Hi There
> > >
> > > Just joined to see if anyone can help someone without
technical
> > > knowledge!!  My electrician is just looking at our wiring
> > > requirements for a new concrete built house.  I have the
following
> > > requirements and would hope to incorporate my brand new iMac
and 3
> > > iPods into the equation!
> > >
> > > Set up playlists at the main Mac Centre (easy!) and now what
I find
> > > difficult:
> > > How do I select which rooms I can play these in (don't want
to wake
> > > the baby as an eg!)
> > > How can I change volume remotely?
> > >
> > > Also:
> > > Watch different Sat TV in different rooms?
> > > Set up for surround sound in sitting room!
> > >
> > > And:
> > > Watch and record CCTV from the garden, entrance and gates,
baby's
> > > bedroom.
> > >
> > > My electrician is happy to do the work (why not - he'll make
a
> > > fortune!!) but he loses me after the first 2 questions!!
> > >
> > > Your thoughts would be very useful including suggestions on
equipment
> > > recommendations.
> > >
> > > If you can describe in easy English that a thick female
could
> > > understand - all the better - much appreciated!!
> > >
> > > Thanks a Million
> > >
> > > Sarah
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