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Solution for G M Residence

Design is for 3 Storey single family residence 3500 Sq. Ft.

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Solution Specification:

Eight types of outlets

VDT : Video, Data, Telephone, powered by composite cable
DT : Data + telephone powered by a pair of cat5e cables
HT : 7.1 Home theater, 7 pairs of binding post modules for audio distribution to 2 front,2 rear, 2 surround and 1 center channel, One subwoofer cable (coax). (Located behind entertainment/TV unit. (Other end terminates directly on to the speakers.
T : Telephone only outlet (Leviton Out-of-sight Powerjack) powered by a single Cat5e cable and 110 V AC.
D : Data only outlet powered by a single Cat5e cable.
ASrc : Whole House Audio Source.
AKP : Whole House Audio Keypad.
CCTV : Residential (indoor/outdoor) CCTV Camera.

Ground Floor - Garage

1 x T (leviton out-of-sight-jack)on wall next to stairs.
1 x AKP Audio Key Pad

Ground Floor - Workshop

1 VDT at ceiling height for TV
1 DT.(future-proofing)

Kitchen and Living

1 x VDT on short wall between kitchen/living and Deck. Optionally this could be under the cabinet for under cabinet TV.
1 x D in kitchen behind refrigerator (future internet fridge hookup)
1 x T in kitchen using the Leviton out-of-sight Jack for a complete wireless look. You can locate this on the short wall in passage between kitchen and living room next to the sofa.
1 x DT in breakfast to the right of the door to the multipurpose room.
1 x AKP Audio keypad


1 x AKP.

Multi-purpose room

1 x VDT at big screen TV/Flat Panel TV location
1 x VDT (optional) in ceiling if installing front projection tv
note: if installing flat panel TV, install wallplate (and 110V outlet) at approx 5 feet height.
1 HT 7.1 Surround sound with binding posts. 7 speakers and a subwoofer for the living room.
1 ASrc for audio source feed into whole house audio system.

Master Bedroom

1 x 1 VDT
2 x 1 DT on each side of the bed
1 x 1 AKP

Stairs Monitoring 1 x CCTV

Driveway monitoring 1 x CCTV

Security camera

Run one cat5e cable to the camera location. The kit comes with support for upto 4 cameras and 2 color cameras are included, you can install one in the stairs and other outside the garage overlooking the driveway. The Greyfox camera system is the easiest camera system to install for residential applications.

Whole House audio

We have the Channel Vision a-bus whole house audio kit. Your audio source would be picked up from the receiver unit in the multipurpose room and sent to the structured wiring panel using cat5e cable. There it gets distributed to upto(4) A-bus keypad units that mount in each of the 4 zones. The A-bus keypad can control the volume in that room and send IR commands to the CD player in your multi-purpose room. You specified three zones, you can make use of the available fourth zone if you so desire. Suggested whole house audio zones are Living room, deck, master bedroom and garage.

Media Niche /

Ideally you want the Media Niche that houses the DVD player, Stereo, Satellite/cable receiver close to the big screen TV. Would recommend using one corner of the closet in the Multi-purpose room. The structured wiring panel could be in the pantry. It is hard for me to recommend but you really have three options for the way your home is laid out. 1. Media Niche and Structured Wiring panel in multi-purpose room.
2. Media Niche and Structured wiring panel in pantry. 3. Media niche in Multi-purpose room and structured wiring panel in pantry.

Total outlets(wallplates) of each type


Total outlets by service type

Video 5 + 2
Data 5 + 5 + 1 = 11
Telephone 5 + 5 + 2 = 12

Surround sound 7.1/Home Theater 1

Solution Components:

28 inch Structured Wiring Panel (in pantry)

AC power supply

Termination needed for 11 data and 12 telephone outlets, total 23. This unit provide 24 data/telephone ports (order Qty: 1)

Internet Gateway Router (order Qty: 1)

Bracket for mounting of DSL/Cable Modem(order Qty: 1)

Cat5e Patch Cable 3feet (order Qty: 12)

8 port bi-directional video module for cable tv/cable modem signal distribution (order Qty: 1)

Coax surge protector (order Qty: 1)

A-bus Complete Kit with speakers (order Qty: 1)

Residental Camera kit (2 color cameras) and video switcher(order Qty: 1)

500ft of composite cable to power the 5 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:1 x 500 Ft)

500ft RG6 cable, 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 Antenna 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: 1 x 500 Ft)

1000 Ft Cat5e cable to power the Data/Telephone in the DT (Order Qty: 1, Color: Blue)

500ft14 guage 2 conductor speaker cable for 7.1 surround sound/home theater run (Order Qty: 1)

VDT outlets - (Order qty: 5)

DT outlets - (Order qty: 5)

Out of Sight Jack - (Order qty: 2)

binding post module, use 7 pairs in living room. Note: other end of speaker cable terminates directly on speaker so leave extra length in gangbox and cover with blank wallplate(Order qty: 7)

Double gang wallplate for 1 HT outlets - (Order qty: 1)

Single gang wallplate for 4 A-bus Keypads - (Order qty: 4)

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

2 port Inserts for subwoofer cable and Data (fridge) outlet- (Order qty: 2)

Cat5e data connector for fridge Data outlet- (Order qty: 1, color orange)

Single Gang Box for VDT and DT, T,and D AKP, CCTV Outlets- (Order qty: 19) )

Double Gang Box for HT outlets - (Order qty: 1) )

Structured Wiring tool kit (Order qty: 1)

Residential wiring Tester(Order qty: 1)

EZRJ45 Crimp Tool(Order qty: 1)

EZRJ45 Cat5e Connectors (for A-bus)(Order qty: 1)

Quad Sheild Coax ConnectorsOrder qty: 1)

Residential Cabling Label Maker(Order qty: 1)

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