[hackspacebristol] Need some advice about installing network cable in a new house

Richard Sewell richard at jarkman.co.uk
Sat Jun 29 10:41:42 UTC 2013


Yes, I imagine all their network cables will end up at a router 
somewhere central. In a spot which also has power & phone cables, obviously.

R.

On 29/06/2013 11:36, David Stewart wrote:
> "That's obviously a lot of work to provide, not sure if your friends 
> are geeky enough to want it. But if they're not that geeky, won't they 
> do it all with wifi ? "
>
> The size and construction of the house are not going to be helpful for 
> wifi, thus the suggestion of cable. As they are getting it built for 
> them they have a free hand to stick stuff in ducts etc.
>
> Is the idea of all cables leading out from a central point a good one ?
>
>
>
> On Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 11:30 AM, Richard Sewell 
> <richard at jarkman.co.uk <mailto:richard at jarkman.co.uk>> wrote:
>
>     I've festooned our house with a lot of kinds of cable over the
>     years - coax Ethernet, voice phone, intercom, catflap automation,
>     and so on. The only long-term solution would have been to be able
>     to get new cables into some kind of duct after the fact.
>
>     That's obviously a lot of work to provide, not sure if your
>     friends are geeky enough to want it. But if they're not that
>     geeky, won't they do it all with wifi ?
>
>     R.
>
>
>     On 29/06/2013 11:07, David Stewart wrote:
>>     Hi,
>>
>>     Friends of mine are about to embark on construction of their own
>>     home and have asked me about the best way to install network
>>     cable around the house.
>>
>>     My first rhought is to run a couple of cat 6 cables to each room
>>     through the walls, all leading back to a hub/switch somewhere
>>     central in the new house. Maybe get some wall plates to keep
>>     everything tidy.
>>
>>     Is this a good approach ? I'd really welcome any suggestions on
>>     the best way to proceed (or what to avoid !)
>>
>>     Thank you.
>>
>>     Scottish Dave
>>
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