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bpsolutionSolution for B P Residence
Design is for 2 storey single family residence. Assumption is made that it would be possible to run cable in the walls of the existing lower level.
Assuming first floors consists of garage, kitchen, living(with bay windows) and an additional bedroom (no structuerd wiring features in foyer).
Assuming second floor consists of 1 master and 3 additional bedrooms.
Using the following convention to describe house orientation. Kitchen is North end of home, front door is south end. Living is west and garage is east.
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Three types of outlets
VDT : Video, Data, Telephone, powered by composite cable
DT : Data + telephone powered by cat5e cables
HT : Home theater 5 pairs of binding post modules for audio input. Located behind entertainment/TV unit. (Other end terminates directly on to the speakers.
1 VDT in wall of your choice.
1 DT on another wall of your choice.
(You can replace this DT with VDT if you think
there are two possible TV orientations)
1 HT with 5 pairs of speaker jacks located alongside the VDT outlet.)
Kitchen and Breakfast
1 VDT on splash board for data/telephone and under cabinet TV location.
1 DT near/behind fridge
1 VDT on one wall
1 DT other potential desk locations
Garage and Foyer
1 DT in Garage
Master Bedroom and Sitting room
1 VDT on wall across from bed
(If you are considering Flat screen TV, install
this VDT at 5 feet height instead of the standard
18 inch location) also make sure 110V is available
at that height. You can cover up wallplate with painting
if you intend to wait for the price of flat screen TVs to fall)
2 x 1 DT on each side of the master bed
1 HT for master bedroom
Three other bedrooms on second floor(3)
3 x 1 VDT
3 x 1 DT in on another wall of your choice in each of the 3 rooms
Total outlets(wallplates) of each type
Total outlets by service type
Data 7 + 8 = 15
Telephone 7 + 8 = 15
Surround sound 5.1/Home Theater 2
Structured Wiring Panel
AC power supply
Termination needed for 15 data and 15 telephone. This unit provide 24 data ports Terminate all 15 telephone cat5e cables on this unit. Use the remaining 9 for data
Add 1 expansion slots to expand the 24 data ports to 30 ports. Terminate the remaining 6 data ports here(order Qty: 1)
Satellite multiswitch with 4 satellite and 1 terrestrial/cable tv input and 8 outputs. Connect one of the Rg6 cables from each room on this unit. (the other RG6 cable from each room is crimped and left idle until ready to use). Be sure to label each RG6 cables during installation so you can easily trace them later (order Qty: 1)
2000ft RG6 cable. Use this cable and run two RG6's to each of the 7 VDT locations and ,for running cable from cable TV demarc box to structured wiring panel and 4 (four) RG6 cables from panel to attic for future satellite/HDTV feed. Please leave ample extra length on all 4 so cable can be pulled to all location outside house where southern skies are visible. (order Qty: 2 x 1000 Ft)
1000 Ft Cat5e cable to power the Data in the DT outlets (Order Qty: 1, Color: Blue)
1000 Ft Cat5e cable to power the Telephone in the DT and phone run from demarc to structured wiring panel.(Order Qty: 1, Color: White)
500 ft14 guage 2 conductor speaker cable for surround sound/home theater runs. You will probably have enough cable to run home theater in 3 rooms, consider purchasing additional HT outlet accesories if you wish to take advantage of the remanant cable(Order Qty: 1)
VDT outlets - (Order qty: 7)
Coax Connectors.- (Order qty: 1)
DT outlets - (Order qty: 8)
binding post module, use 5 pairs in each home theater location order 15 pairs. Note: other end of speaker cable terminates directly on speaker so leave extra length in gangbox and cover with blank wallplate(Order qty: 10)
Double gang wallplate for 5 HT outlets - (Order qty: 2)
6 port Inserts for HT outlet - (Order qty: 2)
4 port Inserts for HT outlet - (Order qty: 2)
Single Gang Box for VDT and DT,AVC and VC Outlets- (Order qty: 15) )
Double Gang Box for HT outlets - (Order qty: 2) )
Structured Wiring tool kit (Order qty: 1)
Coax Tester (Order qty: 1)
Cat5e Data Tester(Order qty: 1)
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