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  1. K

    Question HDMI Cabling

    Hi All I hope yer well and feeling helpfull Im having a bit of issues with mirroring laptops to i3thouch e1086 SCREENs, set up: Total 9.1m (29ft) HDMI cabel (18G mit ethernet). 4.7m from scrren to HDMI repeater 2.7m to Female / Female Adapter and finally 1.7m to laptop Res [email protected] and...
  2. shakedown

    Question Renovating a small flat this summer

    Greetings all , hope I'm on the correct thread ! I'm moving into a small flat : first floor conversion of a Victorian house. Space is at a premium so I would like to : move things off the floor hide as many cables as possible At the moment I have the internet coming in under a bedroom window...
  3. F

    Question House Network Cabling Advice. Cat6, Coax, et al.

    I am hoping you can advise on my cabling conundrum. We're in the process of refurbishing a 1976 Wimpey 4 bed detached. I love tech and, fortunately, manage the household funds. Husband a total technophobe. I'd like to create a Node 0. He's not keen on a cinema room, but says he'd be ok with a...
  4. Garioch

    Cabling specification advice

    Hi all, I'm trying to plan the cable route for my home cinema. The plan is to keep the cables completely hidden (potentially run them inside the wall) and have them terminate using a wall plate next to the AVR (or similar - open to suggestions). Note that I haven't bought any items yet; I'm...
  5. pr1970

    Photo- cabling advice for new tv above fireplace.

    Hi All Just having our lounge refitted, having a new fireplace and tv above it (its a low heat fire). Wanted to ask about cable runs. I still have hdmi to go in , think its worth getting some flexible conduit to go from behind the tv to the bottom right corner of the room in case I need to get...
  6. J

    Question HDMI cabling conundrum for 4K HDR at length

    Hello everyone, firstly I'd like to apologise if I've started this thread in the wrong section. I couldn't see a cabling/accessories section so as I'll be using them in conjunction with a projector I settled for here. I've had an Optoma UHD40 projector set aside for me to collect on Monday, to...
  7. Zappa57

    Question Subwoofer cabling

    Hi from a Newbie, I've been hitting the online second hand market, buying a (hopefully) decent system. Three of these components now have to work together, this question is about the best way to do that, in other peoples opinion. My amp is a NAD C372, which has 2 sets of speaker terminals (A &...
  8. liverpool81

    Question Cabling Help! 20m HDMI or HDMI over Cat6??

    Hello, New to the forum here. I'm renovating my home having gutted it completely. My new setup will be housed under the stairs (i've put ventilation + fan in there too) and in that storage, I intend to put; 1. SkyQ Box 2. Xbox One 3. NUC I have wired my Cat6 so that goes up from the living...
  9. N

    Question Cabling in the wall

    what are everyones thoughts and opinions on AV cables in the walls. For speaker cables : Do you just plaster over them ? Do you run them through conduit to protect them ? For HDMI i'm assuming these should be run through conduit. And then there would be the spare empty conduit or 2 with pull...
  10. Nigma

    Question Speaker cabling dilema

    Hi, I have a loft "home cinema" setup and trying to decide whether I should use speaker cable that I installed in the wall before the plaster board went on or if I should use a separate external speaker cable that I would then need to run in some trunking along the floor. My main concern is...
  11. markgixer6

    Question HDMI Cabling Solution?

    Hi, I'm thinking of upgrading my TV and AV receiver to 4K and HDR. Currently looking at KD-49XF9005 TV and Sony STR-DN1080 Receiver. Currently I have Sky Q box, PS3 and Sony Blu-Ray and player (and TV) hooked up to my current receiver Yamaha RX-V673 through 4x 7m HDMI cables which run under my...
  12. PAR

    Question Floor Speaker Cabling Issues

    I am not exactly sure where this question should go so I figured I'd put it here. Long story short (I'll try): Building a house. When the framing went up I wired everywhere I could think of that I might possibly want a speaker. In my main living area I am putting together a home theater...
  13. N

    Question Loftbox and Sky Q - Cabling question

    Hi all, I live in a new-ish build house which was set up with a Loftbox and TV points around the house meaning I don't have a normal aerial socket anywhere. I've recently had Sky Q installed and it has to connect directly, bypassing both the loftbox and the triplex faceplate behind the TV. This...
  14. S

    Question Cabling queries - extenders, futureproofing, channelling...

    Hello all - first post - so apologies if there's anything wrong here... I would be really grateful of any feedback on some decisions I’ve been rushed into making much quicker than expected as building work on my flat moves quite quickly. Though I’ve had this at the back of my mind for years I...
  15. B

    Unknown Cabling?

    I have just bought a house where there are a lot of comms cabling linked between the rooms. The only issue I have no idea of what they were used for? I will get round to belling the cables out to find the exact routes but I was wondering if anyone had seen this before. The previous owners hid...
  16. J

    Question Advice on cabling

    Hi, I recently bought a new 4k TV and planned on mounting it on a chimney breast whilst running the cables through the disused chimney void (it's been blocked up and the gas supply removed). I've got the power supply for the TV through via magnets and a long piece of string. The hole is roughly...
  17. G

    Home Network Cabling

    Hi, Not sure where to really post this, but all relates to Smart Home / future proofing so here goes........ I'm looking at 'future proofing' my house..... and remember a few years back going to a home building show at the NEC and came across a stand called 'Single point networks'. Basically...
  18. G

    Home Network Cabling

    Hi, Not sure where to really post this, but all relates to Smart Home / future proofing so here goes........ I'm looking at 'future proofing' my house..... and remember a few years back going to a home building show at the NEC and came across a stand called 'Single point networks'. Basically...
  19. S

    New cabling required ?

    Hi, I am in the process of upgrading my 42” Panasonic plasma tv (2007 vintage) to a new 4K, LG OLED55B7 TV with Panasonic DMP-UB900EBK Ultra Blu-ray player. I hope to retain my Denon DHT-FS3 soundbar. My present setup uses a 5 m long QED Qunex HDMI-P cable (DVD recorder/Apple TV to TV), 5 m...
  20. RodneyJ

    Cabling Issue

    Good afternoon I wonder if anyone can advise me on a cabling issue. I recently purchased a Revo Supersystem, and have been very satisfied with it. However, it doesn't have a CD player and I have a collection of CD's. I am planning to buy a Mitchell and Johnson CDD-201 Hi-Fi Separate CD Player...
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