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Solution for D W Residence

Design is for Single Storey single family residence 1500 Sq. Ft.

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Solution Specification:

Four types of outlets for audio video data telephone (whole house described seperately)

VDTF : Video, Data, Telephone, powered by 2RG6, 2 cat5e and 1 pair multi-mode fiber cable
DT : Data + telephone powered by 1 cat5e cable and 1 Cat5e Cable.
Note : I have used cat5e as cat6 is not available in the bundled cable and since you want to run multi-mode fiber, this is the best option. Also cat5e from a leading maker like Belden is Gigabit capable and will likely exceed the specification of non-branded cat6 cables. Also they have bonded-pair technology that ensures cat5e performance after the cable has been pulled through 2x4's.
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.
VC : video camera, run one RG6 and 1 cat5e to each of the interior/exterior camera location. Three technologies available, CCTV($), IP camera($$), IP camera with Power over ethernet($$$) wire for both.
CCTV uses 1 RG6 for video and cat5e for 12V DC
IP camera uses cat5e for signal and control and have a 110 V AC close by for power.
IP camera with power over ethernet handles signal/control and power all from one cat5e but is very expensive now.
When pre-wiring for video camera leave ample extra length on camera end and cover gang box with wallplate.

Home Orientation

For ease of communication I have considered top of page to be North, Bottom is South, Right edge of page is East and Left edge of page is West.

Great room /Porch

1 VDTF on west wall center for a large screen/Plasma ScreenDue to. This TV location can be moved a bit south of the center to allow viewing from dining room.
1 DT on south wall
1 HT wiring in the great room. wires start behind the TV (at the VDTF location)and terminate on wall or ceiling depending on your speaker type(front floor standing/satellite, rear wall mounted(flush/surface) or ceiling mounted(surface only)
I am going to design for 5.1 wiring but you can additionally add a left/right binding post module pairs and take the Amplifiers auxilary out and put ceiling speakers in kitchen/Porch/Dining.

Kitchen / Dining

1 VDTF on east kitchen wall under cabinet/on splash-board to allow tel, data and under cabinet TV.
1 DT on splash board on either side of Kitchen Sink for laptop/kitchen phone/Wireless Access Point.
1 D behind refrigerator for data connection. 1 T on your choice of kitchen wall for a wired wall phone with a wireless look.(Leviton Out-of-sight Jack with built-in power supply for wired phones)

Bedroom #3

1 VDTF on East wall
1 DT West wall north of bed (assuming this is where the bed goes)

Bedroom #2

1 VDTF on West wall
1 DT East wall north of bed (assuming this is where the bed goes)

Master Bedroom

(Assuming Bed goes on west wall)
1 VDTF on east wall
2 DT, one on each side of the bed
1 HT for 5.1 surround sound/home theater (not in your spec, but would recommend it)

Garage and Basement

1 x Leviton Out-of-sight Phone Jacks in garage and Basement

IP camera/CCTV camera

Run one cat5e and one rg6 cable to each potential camera location. (eg porch, Entry/Great Room Ceiling) For indoors and remote command and control use IP camera and install camera diagonally opposite from door at ceiling height to cover entire room or center of ceiling in Great Room, also provide 110V AC to power IP camera For outdoors use weatherproof bullet camera and CCTV technology. (I have calculated cable and data connections you need in the structured wiring panel, we only sell IP cameras and dont have CCTV cameras) Te

Total outlets(wallplates) of each type

D=1 (fridge)
T=3 (1 kitchen, 1 garage, 1 basement) VC(CCTV)=2 outdoor VC(IP)=1 Great room

Total outlets by service type

Video 5
Data 5 + 6 + 1 +1(for Ip cameras) = 13
Telephone 5 + 6 +3 = 14
Surround sound 5.1/Home Theater 2

Solution Components:

28 inch Structured Wiring Panel in Basement(Use Internal Wall).

AC power supply

Termination needed for 27 telephone and data outlets. This unit provide 24 data ports Terminate all 14 telephone cat5e cables and 10 data cables

Add 1 expansion slot to allow termination of 3 more data cat5e cables(order Qty: 1)

5 input 6 output HDTV ready Satellite multiswitch (order Qty: 1)

2000ft of Cat6 cable for Data for the 28 Data outlets. You can use same route to get the remaining VDT and DT cables (namely the 2x rg6 to each room and fork off once in the room to each wallplate.(order Qty:2 x 1000Ft)

500 Ft Composite cable to power the 5 VDTF outlets, you will probably have spare cable that you can use for a basement run. (order Qty: 2 x 1000 Ft)

1000 Ft RG6 HDTV cable for the 3 video camera locations and to be used 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 satellite cables so that they can be pulled to a location outside the house where southern skies are visible. (order Qty: 1 x 1000 Ft)

1000 Ft Cat5e cable to power the Telephone in the DT and phone service from demarc to structured wiring panel.(Order Qty: 1, Color: Blue)

1000 Ft Cat5e cable to power the Data in the DT and data outlets at IP camera and fridge locations.(Order Qty: 1, Color: White)

500 ft14 guage 2 conductor speaker cable for surround sound/home theater (Order Qty: 1)

Telephone connectors- (Order qty: 14)

Data connectors- (Order qty: 13)

Nickle Coax connectors- (Order qty: 5)

Gold Coax connectors- (Order qty: 8)

Fiber adaptors- (Order qty: 10)

Fiber Connectors- (Order qty: 10)

4-port inserts for VDTF- (Order qty: 10)

2-port inserts for DT- (Order qty: 6)

Double Gang Plate for VDTF - (Order qty: 5)

Single Gang Plate for DT- (Order qty: 6)

Double Gang bracket for VDTF - (Order qty: 5)

Single Gang bracket for DT- (Order qty: 6)

Sealtite Coax crimp tool and connectors for loss-free terminations.- (Order qty: 1 tool and 50 pack RG6 connectors)

binding post module, use 5 pairs in each home theater location. 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 3 HT outlets - (Order qty: 3)

6 port Inserts for HT outlet - (Order qty: 2)

4 port Inserts for HT outlet - (Order qty: 2)

Single Gang Box for VC Outlets- (Order qty: 3) )

Double Gang Box for HT outlets - (Order qty: 2) )

Structured Wiring tool kit (Order qty: 1)

Residential Tester (Order qty: 1)

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