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Home > RK_sol


Design is for R.K. residence Design is for 8 rooms (assuming 2 rooms not being covered in remodel)

Assumption 5 bedroom + living room + family room + kitchen

Five types of outlets

VDT : Video, Data, Telephone powered by composite cable
DT : Data + telephone powered by cat5e cables
AVC :Audio Volume control for A-bus whole house audio with ceiling speakers in same room/zone powered by cat5e from panel/entertainment center and 14/2 speaker wires to ceiling speakers
HT : Home theater 5 pairs of binding post modules for audio input. Located behind entertainment/TV unit. (Other end terminates
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.

5 Bedrooms

5 x 1 VDT on wall across from bed
5 x 2 DT on each side of bed
1 x 1 HT for master bedroom recommended (not in your requirement)


1 VDT under cabinet to allow tel, data and under cabinet TV.
2 DT one on island/splash board, another near/behind fridge

family and living room

2 x 1 VDT behind big screen TV 2 x 1 DT on another wall

Whole House audio

four rooms of your choice, if audio source is in family/living count 4 other rooms besides that room
4 VC in each of the 4 rooms that make up the whole house audio

Total outlets

DT 14
VC 4
HT 2

Total outlets by service type

Video 8
Data 8 + 14 = 22
Telephone 8 + 14 = 22 VC 4
Surround sound 5.1/Home Theater 2

Components to build your Solution:

Structured Wiring Panel

AC power supply

Termination on panel for 22 data and 22 telephone outlets. This unit provide 24 tel/data ports

Add 4 expansion slots to extend the 24 port to 48 ports - you need 44 of 48

Video Distribution 8 cable-tv ports - cables are HDTV ready

Whole house audio, Hub, 4 volume controls - speakers are seperate.

500 ft Composite cable to power 8 VDT outlets

3000 ft(order 3, color blue) Cat5e cable to power 14 data (in DT) outlets, IP camera, A-bus signal distribution and to bring telephone service from demarc to structured wiring panel

2000 ft(order 1, color white) Cat5e cable to power 14 telephone (in DT) outlets, IP camera, A-bus signal distribution

1000 Ft RG6 cable for Video camera, Cable TV source from demarc to structured wiring panel, also recommend running 4 RG6 cables from panel to attic, leave ample length so cable can be pulled in future to southern skies facing location for future satellite TV use.

500 ft(order 1) 14 guage 2 conductor speaker cable for surround sound/home theater in living and master bedroom and to run speaker wire from VC to ceiling speakers for whole house audio

VDT outlets - order 8

DT outlets - order 14

binding post module, use 5 pairs in each home theater location order 10 pairs

Double gang wallplate for 2 HT outlets - order 2

Inserts for HT outlet - order 4

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