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    Hi all, Hoping for a little bit help. I am installing a wired home network in my house and I have used some cat5e and some cat6 cable I got for free. Some of it is shielded and some not purely because that it was I had. I am a the point where I am about to start fitting the RJ45 connectors and...
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    New Build What Cable for AV stuff

    Hi all, I could really do with some help please as my mind is going to explode due to an overload of cabling options :eek: I'm still building my house (10 years in! :rolleyes:) and have recently put the first fix cable in for my security cams, my network and my security alarm and I now need...
  3. eveares

    Flexible Galvanised Conduit Outside?

    I need to run some external grade Cat5e cable (that I already have) up my garden to my shed, however I need to protect it from being destroyed by Foxes and other wildlife. I am considering running it in 20mm flexible galvanised conduit, and am wondering if the galvanised conduit will stand up...
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    Residential CCTV Help

    Hi all, Hoping for some help with planning my new self build home CCTV system. I am currently doing the first fix and I need to decide on the type of cable I should be fitting. I already have loads of shotgun coax and cat5E cable so ideally would like to use one of these however if using cat6...
  5. eveares

    Moving master socket improved upload speed by factor of 6!

    First of I know one should not move the master telephone socket and it is the property of BT Openreach, none the less my grandparents live in the Kent country side and have done for the last few years. Where they are living now, they have never had very good broadband speed. Typically getting...
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    Ethernet Cable inside electrical Plug sockets

    I'm going to run cat5e cable under my floor boards I was wondering if I could run the Ethernet cable up through the plug back box and then out to the left through a hole and through another hole I drilled in Ethernet back box and then terminate there. Picture: Obviously...
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    Are 25mm grid modules a standard size - Will TLC's grid modules fit Screwfix's faceplates?

    Will this module into this face plate? In other words, are grid modules all a standard size. Regards: Elliott.
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    TLC's UTP CAT5e cable is Copper Clad Aluminium!?

    According to this page and TLC's printed brochure, the 50M and 100M cuts of the internal UTP CAT5e cable are CCA over 0.5mm Aluminium and are not pure copper. Despite reading online that CCA CAT5e cable is non compliment, I can't find anything in the TIA-EIA-568-B.2 standard what says solid...
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    Upgrade to 6U Data Cabinet- New Patch Panel.

    Just a couple of photos of the 24 Port Coupler CAT 6 Patch Panel that I have just fitted inside my 6U Data cabinet what is located inside my hallway's cupboard. Only paid £33 inc VAT for the patch panel. :D 24 Port CAT 6 Patch Panel and 22 x 0.5m CAT6 Patch cables by eveares posted 16 Feb...