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Home > E. S. Solution

E. S. Solution

Solution for E S Residence

Design is for 2 Storey single family residence 2500 Sq. Ft.

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Solution Specification:

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

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.
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 the sake of this design 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

2 VDT One on west wall to the north or south of fireplace for a large screen tv and another above the fireplace(optional) if you think this is the right place for a future plasma TV. Due to the central location of the fireplace it is hard for me to figure the exact location. Please pick two spots for VDT per your floor plan and home decoration.
1 DT on north wall to the west of the Nook. 1 HT wiring in the great room. wires start at one of the two VDT locations of your choice 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)


1 VDT on east kitchen wall under cabinet/on splash-board to allow tel, data and under cabinet TV. and easy access to data for Fridge/Internet connection
1 DT on splash board of the kitchen Island/bar for laptop/kitchen phone


1 VDT on East wall north or south corner
1 DT north wall center


1 VDT on the west wall/built-in 1 DT on North wall center

Master Bedroom

1 VDT on east wall (bookcase) 2 DT, one on each side of the bed
1 HT for 5.1 surround sound/home theater

Bedroom #2 (2nd floor north)

1 VDT on east wall 1 DT on west wall at nightstand north of the bed

Bedroom #3 (2nd floor West)

1 VDT on West wall 1 DT on East wall at nightstand north of the bed

Whole House Audio

A 4-zone A-bus whole house audio system with built in IR repeater system. Building blocks are:
4 zone distribution module installed at the wall where the main entertainment unit will reside (great room?)
2 x 24 V power supply 4 x amplified keypads 4 pairs of ceiling/wall speakers

Wiring is 1 cat5e from distribution module to each amplified keypad. Speaker wire 14/2 from keypad to the ceiling/wall speakers. Great room is already covered with the entertainment unit, you could go with 4 zones : dining, covered patio study and master bedroom Looks like we have 3 downstairs zones (covered patio, office and guest suite) and 5 upstairs zones (sun deck(outdoor wall mount speakers, loft, bedroom #3, bedroom#4, master bedroom) (we dont sell Russound items and cannot quote you on it. cable estimates however are included.)

IP camera/CCTV camera

run one cat5e and one rg6 cable to each potential camera location. (eg porch, and sun deck for outdoors and the 2 upstairs bedrooms) For indoors use IP camera and install camera diagonally opposite from door at ceiling height to cover entire 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


Total outlets by service type

Video 7
Data 7 + 8 + 2 (for Ip cameras) = 17
Telephone 7 + 8= 15
Surround sound 5.1/Home Theater 2

Solution Components:

28 inch Structured Wiring Panel

AC power supply

Termination needed for 15 telephone outlets. This unit provide 24 data ports Terminate the 15 telephone lines on this unit, use the other 9 for data

Add 2 expansion slots to allow termination of 8 more data cat5e cables (9 are terminted on the 24-port panel(order Qty: 2)

5input 12 output HDTV ready Satellite multiswitch (order Qty: 1)

1000ft of composite cable to power the 11 VDT outlets. You need to take shortest routes to each room to save labor and cable. You can use same route to get the VDT and DT to each room and fork off once in the room to each wallplate.(order Qty:2 x 500 Ft)

2000 Ft RG6 HDTV cable for the 7 VDT locations (run 2 rg6 cables to each VDT) and 2 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: 2 x 1000 Ft)

2000 Ft Cat5e cable to power the Data in the VDT and DT and the cat5e in 2 VC outlets Order Qty: 2, Color: Blue)

2000 Ft Cat5e cable to power the Telephone in the VDT/DT and phone service from demarc to structured wiring panel.(Order Qty: 2, Color: White)

1000 ft14 guage 2 conductor speaker cable for surround sound/home theater and whole house audio speaker cable runs from amplified keypad to speaker runs. (Order Qty: 2)

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. 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: 48) )

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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