[mythtv-users] OT: Wiring a new construction home for A/V, Ethernet, etc

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Tue Dec 2 19:01:26 UTC 2008

On Tue, December 2, 2008 10:41 am, David Brodbeck wrote:
> Jeff Walther wrote:
>> Anywhere you think you want one port, put two.  Anywhere you think you
>> want two ports, put four.  Anywhere you want coax, install cat6 next to
>> it.  You may use a satellite system which needs to connect back to the
>> home office.  You may change from coax delivery to LAN delivery later.
> Also, you can run composite baseband video over CAT6, should it become
> necessary, but you can't run a network over coax.  (At least, not a
> modern one.)  So the CAT6 is far more versatile in the long run.

Lat minute thought: Put 2 runs of RG-6 from the roof for antennas to your
closet.  With digital OTA, that's a resource that's good to have.


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