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Solution for T. D.

Solution for T. D. Residence

Design is for 2 Storey basement single family residence 4500 Sq. Ft.

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Recommended Audio distribution: The Living room will be its own 7.1 sourround sound system. This will be the 'headend' of the whole house audio system. We will use 4 zone whole house audio system. (you specified 1 but 4 is the minimum)

The Audio system will allow volume control/IR Repeater functions in each room. It will extend your living room audio system to 4 additional zones (e.g. kitchen, dining, deck and master bedroom)

Security Cameras: we will wire each camera location with 1 RG6 and one cat5e cable. This allow use of both CCTV and IP camera. Use RG6 for CCTV camera and cat5e cable for 12 V DC.

Structured wiring outlets: see solution specification below. We use VDT and DT in each room.

Structured wiring panel location: the lower-level/basement closet or utility room is a good loctaion. Use an interior wall to install the panel so that the wiring can be routed easily thorugh the hollow wall.

Solution Specification:

Six types of outlets

VDT : Video, Data, Telephone, powered by a composite cable that contains 2 x RG-6 Cable and 2 x Cat5e Cables
DT : Data + telephone powered by a pair of cat5e cables
HT : 7.1 Home theater 6 pairs of binding post modules for audio distribution to 2 front,2 rear, 2 surround and 1 subwoofer and center channel. (Located behind entertainment/TV unit. (Other end terminates directly on to the speakers.
AKP :Audio Keypad 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
T : Telephone only outlet powered by a single Cat5e cable.
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.

General Design Principle used: at least 1 VDT and 1 DT in each room for good coverage for TV/Telephone/Data at appropriate locations. Use 7.1 surround sound in Living Room.(you said no to home theater and yes to whole house audio, we need a central 7.1 surround sound system and can then extend it via the whole house audio system, this is highly recommended. You can use satellite speakers that blend well with the home decor)

11 room assumption: Dining Kitchen/nook Living Family Game Room Utility Room Home-office master bedroom 2 additional bedrooms

4 zone whole house audio
backyard, master-bed, dining, Game room.
Please let me know if you want this to be a six zone system.


1 VDT under cabinet/on splash-board to allow tel, data and under cabinet TV.
1 T in kitchen using the Leviton out-of-sight Jack for a complete wireless look.
1 AKP whole house audio keypad.
1 D (Data only Outlet) behind the fridge for Internet/Fridge hookup.


1 AKP (Audio Key pad)


1 AKP (Audio Key pad) (keypad installed inside right next to door leading to backyard)

Living Room

1 VDT at big screen TV/Flat Panel TV location
note: if installing flat panel TV, install wallplate (and 110V outlet) at approx 5 feet height. 1 HT(7.1) Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound. 1 DT on another wall

Living Room

1 DT on another wall

Media Room

1 VDT at big screen TV/Flat Panel TV location
note: if installing flat panel TV, install wallplate (and 110V outlet) at approx 5 feet height. 1 HT(7.1) Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound. 1 DT on another wall

Game Room

allows 2 possible TV placement options.

Master Bedroom

1 VDT on wall across from bed
2 DT one on each side of bed(behind nightstand)
1 AKP (whole house audio keypad)

Bedrooom # 2

1 VDT on wall across from bed
1 DT one on one side of bed(behind nightstand)

Bedrooom # 3

1 VDT on wall across from bed
1 DT one on one side of bed(behind nightstand)

Utility Room (basement)

1 DT one on one side of bed(behind nightstand)

Total outlets(wallplates) of each type

HT=2 (Living, media-room)
D=1(behind fridge)

Total outlets by service type

Video 9 = 9
Data 9 +8 + 1= 18
Telephone 9 + 8 + 1 = 18

Surround sound 7.1/Home Theater 2

Solution Components:

Structured Wiring Panel

AC power supply

Termination needed for 18 data and 18 telephone outlets, total 36. This unit provides 18 data/telports. Terminate 9 data and 9 telephone on this unit. (order Qty: 1)

Terminate the remaining 9 telephone and 9 data on this unit. (order Qty: 1)

4-port Ethernet Gateway (order Qty: 1)

8 port data switch(order Qty: 2)

3 Feet Patch cable(order Qty: 19)

Passive splitter for video distribution(order Qty: 1)

Coax surge supressor (order Qty: 1)

composite cable for 9 VDT outlets. (order Qty: 1 )

RG6 cable, to be used for running cable from cable TV feed from demarc box to structured wiring panel. Also run 4 (four) RG6 cables from panel to attic for future satellite/HDTV 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 in DT outlets. Use this cable to run audio signal runs from family room to each a-bus keypad. Also need 1 run from phone demarc to structured wiring panel.(Order Qty: 1, Color: Blue)

1000 Ft Cat5e cable to power the Telephone in DT outlets. Also need 1 run phone feed from phone demarc to structured wiring panel.(Order Qty: 1, Color: White)

500ft14 guage 2 conductor Monster in-wall speaker cable for surround sound/home theater runs (Order Qty: 1)

VDT outlets - (Order qty: 9)

DT outlets - (Order qty: 8)

Out of Sight Jack - (Order qty: 1)

binding post module, use 7 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: 14)

Double gang wallplate for 1 HT outlets - (Order qty: 2)

Single gang wallplate for 1 HT outlets - (Order qty: 2)

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

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

Single Gang Box for VDT and DT,AKP and VC Outlets- (Order qty: 28) )

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

Structured Wiring tool kit (Order qty: 1)

Weatherproof 50 Quad-shield Coax connectors.- (Order qty: 1)

Residential wiring Tester(Order qty: 1)

Label Maker for cable labeling(Order qty: 1)

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