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Solution for C.S.

Solution for C. S. Residence

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

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Solution Specification:

Since you have not provided a home plan, but instead have given me good description, the quantities on the items may not be accurate, you will need to make adjustments on quantities and add delete items you dont need. My goal is for you to understand the ideas behind the selection and make sure you run the appropriate wiring before the sheetrock goes up. Everything else on your requirement is going to be plug and play.

Six types of outlets

VDT : Video, Data, Telephone, powered by 2 x RG-6 HDTV 3.0 GHz Cable and 2 x Cat5e Cable
DT : Data + telephone powered by a pair of cat5e cables
HT : 5.1 Home theater 6 pairs of binding post modules for audio distribution to 2 front,2 rear and 1 subwoofer and center channel. (Located behind entertainment/TV unit. (Other end terminates directly on to the speakers.
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
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.

I have made VDT/DT/T/VC on your home plan, please provide a fax number so I can fax you back your home plan.

General Design Principle used: at least 1 VDT and 1 DT in each room for good coverage for TV/telephone/data at appropriate locations.

Kitchen and Breakfast Nook

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.

Mud Room/Laundry Area



1 T(Leviton out of sight jack) in Garage

Family room

1 VDT at big screen TV/Flat Panel TV location
1 VDT on another wall to serve as alternate TV location
note: if installing flat panel TV, install wallplate (and 110V outlet) at approx 5 feet height. 1 T

Living room

1 VDT on one wall
1 DT in living room nook
1 5.1 HT with front speakers/subwoofer along the fireplace and the rear at the kitchen end.




1 VDT on one a wall of your choice
1 DT at another Desk location.

Master Bedroom

1 VDT on wall across from bed
2 DT one on each side of bed
1 HT - You did'nt specify, but looking at your MB's expansive layout, would recommend it. (we can remove if you dont like it), You can also extend this home theater with an A-B switch and have two Auxillary ceiling speakers in the bathroom to playback TV sound or listen to News/Traffic in the morning.

Three upstairs bedrooms and bonus room

4 x 1 VDT
4 x 1 DT in on another wall of your choice in each of the 4 rooms

Covered Patio

1 DT

Whole House audio (2)

Your audio source would be picked up from the entertainment unit in the family room and sent to the structured wiring panel using cat5e cable. There it gets distributed to (4) A-bus controller units(using cat5e cable). Controllers mount in each of the 4 zones (eg. Kitchen/Nook, Dining, Covered Patio, MasterBed). From the controller unit a 14/2 speaker wire would take the amplified audio signal to the ceiling speakers. With the example configuration shown, you would extend the Living rooms (5.1) audio system to 4 other "guest entertaining"/masterbed zones on the first floor.

IP camera/CCTV camera

Run one cat5e and one rg6 cable to each potential camera location. (eg porch, Entry/Family Room Ceiling) For indoors and remote command and control use IP camera and install camera diagonally opposite from door at ceiling height to cover entire room or center of ceiling in Family Room, also provide 110V AC to power IP camera. For outdoors use weatherproof bullet camera and CCTV technology.

Total outlets(wallplates) of each type


Total outlets by service type

Video 9
Data 9 + 10 +4 (IP Camera)= 23
Telephone 9 + 10 +2 = 21

Surround sound 5.1/Home Theater 3

Solution Components:

Structured Wiring Panel

A-bus Audio kit for audio and IR distribution

AC power supply

Termination needed for 23 data and 21 telephone outlets, total 44. This unit provide 24 data/telports. Terminate 12 data and 12 telephone on first unit and terminate 11 data and 9 telephne on the second unit. (order Qty: 2)

4-port Ethernet Gateway (order Qty: 1)

8 port data switch(order Qty: 1)

Cable TV Distribution passive splitter (order Qty: 1)

1000 ft low loss 3.0 GHz RG6 cable, to be used for running cable from cable TV demarc box to structured wiring panel and 2 runs of RG6 to each of the 9 VDT locations. Optionally you can 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 + 1 x 1000 Ft)

2000 Ft Cat5e cable to power the Data in the DT and the cat5e in 4 VC outlet Order Qty: 2, Color: Blue)

2000 Ft Cat5e cable to power the Telephone in the VDT, DT and T outlets. Also need 1 run from phone demarc to structured wiring panel.(Order Qty: 2, Color: White)

2000 Ft Cat5e cable to power the Data in the VDT and DT outlets. Also need 1 run from phone demarc to structured wiring panel.(Order Qty: 2, Color: Blue)

500ft14 guage 2 conductor Monster in-wall speaker cable for surround sound/home theater runs and A-bus controller to ceiling speaker runs. (Order Qty: 2)

VDT outlets - (Order qty: 9)

DT outlets - (Order qty: 11)

Out of Sight Jack - (Order qty: 2)

binding post module, use 6 pairs in each home theater location order 18 pairs. Note: other end of speaker cable terminates directly on speaker so leave extra length in gangbox and cover with blank wallplate(Order qty: 18)

Double gang wallplate for 2 HT outlets - (Order qty: 3)

6 port Inserts for HT outlet - (Order qty: 3)

4 port Inserts for HT outlet - (Order qty: 3)

Single Gang Box for VDT and DT,AVC and VC Outlets- (Order qty: 50) )

Double Gang Box for HT outlets - (Order qty: 3) )

Structured Wiring tool kit (Order qty: 1)

Weatherproof 50 Tri-shield Coax connectors.- (Order qty: 1 x 50 pack of tri-shield connectors)

Residential wiring Tester(Order qty: 1)

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