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Solution for F. C.Solution for F C Residence
Design is for 2 story, basement home with 3 rooms in the basement (exercise, home theater and utility) and a 25x20 room in the attic.
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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 directly on to the speakers.
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.
Master Bedroom + 2 bedrooms on first floor (3)
3 x 1 VDT on wall across from bed
3 x 2 DT on each side of bed
1 x 1 HT for master bedroom
1 x 1 VDT in master in one corner, near ceiling if you
prefer watching TV from Jacuzzi
1 x 1 VDT under cabinet to allow tel, data and under cabinet
1 x 1 DT near/behind fridge
1 x 1 DT in kitchen nook area for laptop
1 x 1 T for out-of-sight kitchen wall phone. Run 110V power to this unit to ensure cord free Wall Phone installation. note: this item not available until August.
Family room (1)
1 x 1 VDT at big screen TV/Flat Panel TV location
1 x 2 DT on two other walls
1 x 1 HT in Family room
note: if installing flat panel TV, install wallplate
(and 110V outlet) at approx 5 feet height.
1 x 1 VDT on one wall
1 x 2 DT other potential desk locations
1 x 1 VDT on one wall
1 x 1 DT on another wall
(We can remove VDT if you dont think you need TV
in the dining room)
Three rooms in the basement + 1 in attic(4)
home theater, exercise and utility room in basement
and one large room in attic, total 4 rooms
4 x 1 VDT
4 x 1 DT in on another wall of your choice in each of the 4 rooms
1 x 1 VDT on yet another wall in the Attic as it is a large room and two allow two possible configurations of furniture/TV locations.
1 x 1 HT in the basement home theater
1 x 1 HT in the large attic room.
Whole House audio (2)
Russound ABK1.2 A-Bus kit contains the A-bus hub,
IR emmiters and 4 A-bus keypad units. Speakers are
seperate. Run Cat5e wire from the back of the entertainment center to the keypad, run 14 guage 2 conductor speaker cable (same cable is also used for home theaters) from
keypad to ceiling speakers.
Cable estimates are included in component list below.Speakers would go in the ceiling of the rooms/patios
We do not sell Russound products.
Wired Survelliance Camera
Run one cat5e and one RG6 to four indoor/outdoor
locations. You may want to mount two ceiling cameras
on each floor and may be two outdoor cameras
overlooking the Porch, Backyard.
Total outlets(wallplates) of each type
Total outlets by service type
Data 12 + 19 = 31
Telephone 12 + 19 +1= 32
Surround sound 5.1/Home Theater 3
(family, attic and basement)
Structured Wiring Panel
AC power supply
Termination on panel for 31 data outlets. This unit provide 24 data ports Terminate the 24 telephone lines on this unit
Add 2 expansion slots to extend the 24 data ports to 36 ports,you need only 31(order Qty: 2)
Termination on panel for 32 telephone outlets. This unit provide 24 tel/data ports Terminate the 24 telephone lines on this unit
Add 2 expansion slots to extend the 24 Tel ports to 36 ports,you need 32(order Qty: 2)
Satellite, HDTV, or Cable TV distribution to 16 rooms. Be sure to label each RG6 cables during installation so you can easily connect the right 4 to the multiswitch(order Qty: 1)
2500ft RG6 cable, although not shown on site, we will ship one white and one black 1000 Ft. Run the pair to each VDT location. The 500 Ft black is 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 feed. Please leave ample extra length on all 4 so cable can be pulled to all location outside house where southern skies are visible. Use 1694A on all cable runs and dont mix this cable with ordinary rg6 cables. (order Qty: 2 x 1000 Ft and 1 x 500 Ft)
3000 Ft Cat5e cable for telephone distribution of 4 lines to 32 (VDT/DT/T) locations.(Order Qty: 3, Color: White)
3000 Ft Cat6 cable for data distribution to 31 (VDT/DT) locations.(Order Qty: 3, Color: Blue)
1000 ft14 guage 2 conductor speaker cable for surround sound/home theater in family and master bedroom and to run speaker wire from AVC to ceiling speakers for whole house audio (Order Qty: 2)
VDT outlets - (Order qty: 12)
SealTite weatherproof coax connectors will give you the very best performance Order the crimp tool and connectors. If a contractor does it gift crimp tool to him so he does not use ordinary connectors.- (Order qty: 1 crimp tool and 1 50 pack RG6 connectors.
DT outlets - (Order qty: 19)
Leviton Out-of-sight Jack for Kitchen Phone - (Order qty: 1 not available until October)
binding post module, use 5 pairs in each home theater location order 15 pairs. Note: other end of speaker cable terminates directly on speaker so leave extra length in gangbox and cover with blank wallplate(Order qty: 15)
Double gang wallplate for 3 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: 90) )
Double Gang Box for HT outlets - (Order qty: 3) )
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