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Home > Solution for B.M. Residence

Solution for B.M. Residence

Design is for B.M. residence Design is for 9 rooms. Please read solution specification below and then look at solution components (links to products) at the bottom to get a complete view of your solution. Please send us email with questions/comments you might have.

Solution Specification:

Six types of outlets

VDT : Video, Data, Telephone powered by composite cable
DT : Data + telephone powered by cat5e cables
T : Leviton Out-of-Sight Telephone Jack
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.

Four Upstairs Bedrooms (4)

4 x 1 VDT on wall across from bed
4 x 2 DT on each side of bed
1 x 1 HT for master bedroom recommended (assuming this is one of the two rooms where you want Surround Sound)

Kitchen (1)

1 x 1 VDT under cabinet to allow tel, data and under cabinet TV.
1 x 1 T for kitchen wall phone. Run 110V power to this unit to ensure cord free Wall Phone installation. note: this item not available until August.
1 x 2 DT one on kitchen island, another near/behind fridge

family and living rooms (2)

2 x 1 VDT behind big screen TV/Flat Panel TV
2 x 1 DT on another wall
1 x 1 HT in Family room
note: if installing flat panel, install wallplate (and 110V outlet) at approx 5 feet height.

Laundry room and Garage (2)

2 x 1 DT on for future devices in Laundry room/garage/backyard

Whole House audio (2)

Receiver with A/B unit and appropriate cable to be specified by Brian to be run directly from unit to the ceiling speakers.

Wired Survelliance Camera

Run one cat5e and one RG6 to two locations where you might want a camera eg. Foyer, overlooking backyard etc. The two cables will allow you to run either CCTV or IP cameras


Total outlets(wallplates) of each type

VDT=7
DT=14
AVC=2
VC=2
HT=2
T=1


Total outlets by service type

Video 7
Data 7 + 14 = 21
Telephone 7 + 14 +1= 22
VC 4
Surround sound 5.1/Home Theater 2




Solution Components:

Structured Wiring Panel

AC power supply

Termination on panel for 21 data and 22 telephone outlets. This unit provide 24 tel/data ports

Add 4 expansion slots to extend the 24 port to 48 ports

Video Distribution 8 Cable-TV ports- cables are HDTV ready

500ft Composite cable to power 7 VDT outlets (order Qty: 1)

2000 ft( Cat5e cable to power 15 data (in DT) outlets, IP camera and to bring telephone service from demarc to structured wiring panel (Order Qty: 2, Color: blue)

2000 ft Cat5e cable to power 14 telephone (in DT) outlets, IP camera, A-bus signal distribution(Order Qty: 1, Color: off-white

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 after move-in to southern skies facing location for future satellite Dish feed.

500 ft14 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 (Order Qty: 1)

VDT outlets - (Order qty: 7)

DT outlets - (Order qty: 14)

Leviton Out-of-sight Jack for Kitchen Phone - (Order qty: 1 not available until August)

binding post module, use 5 pairs in each home theater location order 10 pairs. Note: other end of speaker cable terminates directly on speaker so leave extra length in gangbox and cover with blank wallplate

Double gang wallplate for 2 HT outlets - order 2

Inserts for HT outlet - order 4

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