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Home > Solutions > Solutions for wiring a home > Whole House Audio Pre-wire Solutions > 8 Zone A-Bus Whole House Audio wiring kit - 16 Gauge Oxygen Free, Retrofit/Remodel construction - Cat6 & 16/4

8 Zone A-Bus Whole House Audio wiring kit  - 16 Gauge Oxygen Free, Retrofit/Remodel construction - Cat6 & 16/4

8 Zone A-Bus Whole House Audio wiring kit - 16 Gauge Oxygen Free, Retrofit/Remodel construction - Cat6 & 16/4


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8 Zone A-Bus Whole House Audio wiring kit - 16 Gauge Oxygen Free, Retrofit/Remodel construction - Cat6 & 16/4 - BU-WHA-8-RC-Abus
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Belden Datatwist 2400 Enhanced Category 6 Cable UTP Riser (CMR) - 100 Ft (White)Belden Datatwist 2400 Enhanced Category 6 Cable UTP Riser (CMR) - 100 Ft (White) Cat5e works for keypad cable runs but cat6 can handle installation abuse better. For A-bus wiring the cat6 cable serves as the only link between the whole house audio system and the keypad in each zone. The keypad also serves as an amplifier. 500 Ft of this cable should work for most 8-zone installs, add another 250 feet if you are wiring a larger home. Run from whole house audio system to each zone. This cable is run upto the keypad in each zone and stops there. Leave a service loop and secure this to the wallbox. Belden reliability for your keypad connectivity.2$72.25
Belden 1309A 14/2 OFHC Oxygen Free High Conductance 100 ftBelden 1309A 14/2 OFHC Oxygen Free High Conductance 100 ft For A-bus, the keypad also serves as the amplifier. The speaker cable start here and runs up to the ceiling speaker location. For each zone, run this cable from the wallbox that will house the keypad to each pair of speakers (one run per speaker, 2 for each pair)Leave a 2 foot service loop and secure the cable to 2x4. Make a diagram, or take a picture so this location can be located and cut after sheetrock installation, for the speaker install. Belden exclusive features: low capacitance/high conductivity, audiophile grade, superior frequency response, ideal for extended distance runs.2$75.99
Leviton 47617-REB Recessed Entertainment Box with Low Profile CoverLeviton 47617-REB Recessed Entertainment Box with Low Profile Cover Install at the whole house audio system location. This is the convergence point for all of cat6 keypad cables. Run all cables from this location to each zone. Be sure to have 3 to 5 feet of cable outside the wall to facilitate direct hookup of the cat6 cable to the A-bus system. This method is advantageous as the hook-up is direct from the speaker to the receiver, eliminating the chance of a loose connection or signal loss.1$21.95
Leviton 47617-HPC Recessed Entertainment Box High Profile Frame and Cover OnlyLeviton 47617-HPC Recessed Entertainment Box High Profile Frame and Cover Only Cover plate for the recessed box.1$13.95
Leviton Quickport Mounting Brackets CO224-CPLeviton Quickport Mounting Brackets CO224-CP Single gang bracket, use as template to cut a right sized hole in the sheetrock. Use of bubble level is recommended for horizontal alignment. Use one in each zone at the keypad location. Ideal location is right next to the light switches as you enter the room.8$1.50
Leviton 1-Gang Blank WallplateLeviton 1-Gang Blank Wallplate Use this black plate to cover the keypad 1-gang bracket until the system/keypad is installed.8$1.42
Twisted Pair Termination KitTwisted Pair Termination Kit All the tools you need to terminate twisted pair cable with Keystone Jacks (female) and Modular Plugs(male).1$49.32
RJ45 Connector Modular - Cat 6 RJ45 Connector Modular - Cat 6 25 pack Sentinel Cat6 RJ45 modular connectors with load bar1$9.91
Snagless RJ45 Strain relief boots  -  50 Pack color whiteSnagless RJ45 Strain relief boots - 50 Pack color white 50 pack Snagless Cable boots for strain relief1$3.78
Cable Clips 1/2 inch Three Wire Stacking Staple (Bag of 25)Cable Clips 1/2 inch Three Wire Stacking Staple (Bag of 25) Cable clips to secure the speaker cable and cat6 to framing members. Prevents dangling cable from getting squished during sheetrock install and other construction activities.1$4.93
Ziptape® Rite & Wrap™ Write-on DispenserZiptape® Rite & Wrap™ Write-on Dispenser Label your cables for easy identification. The included laminated label strips are designed to stick on round cables.1$13.95
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