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  1. M

    One cat6 lan cable to 2 cat6 lans cables ?

    Hi, I have just run a cat6 lan cable from my downstairs router to my upstairs man cave. The one cable plugs in my PS4 and gives me super fast gaming. the question is, what do I need to buy to now get another cat6 cable to my PC so they are both connected via cable? Many Thanks.
  2. M

    Question Easy/cheap way for newb to find out which cable is which

    We refurbished our house, part of which was installing a home network. Long story short the project went tits up and the electrician is no longer contactable. We're left with wired face plates in the rooms, but the other ends are just bare wires. So, I'd like to determine which of the twelve...
  3. B

    Question HDMI solution for 4K over Cat6

    A good friend had a refurb done on his house 3 years ago and the builder/installer installed Cat6 with HDAnywhere XTND2K to carry HDMI from his TIVO to the TV. He has just changed his previous Panasonic 1080P TV to an LG (C8PLA) 4K model and it is presenting no picture. We have concluded that...
  4. D

    Cat6 Faceplates

    Hello all, New member with my first question. I am doing an install and want to match the cat6 modules to my other sockets, i am looking for a chrome plate with a grey plastic module for the cat6 outlets. I have considered the possibility of buying white and spraying them to grey but i hoped...
  5. Y15HAL

    Question CAT6 to Out House...

    Good Evening All, I'm currently having an out house built, and will be having power run to it, and 2 x cat6 cables, to have it network ready..... My builder has some of this stuff which he said i can use..... CAT6 UTP Network Cable - Grey - 305Mtr (Easy Pull Box) From what i've read, it...
  6. antsims

    Question Best 4K over cat6 recommendations

    Hi there I’m having so many cable issues with my oppo 203 and Optoma UHD51 projector, that unless I put my player on the ceiling too and use short cables it ain’t having none of it. So, I know it’s an expensive outlay, but I want to avoid all rubbish Amazon reviews only to have to send them...
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    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...
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    Answered New House is Cat6 wired...now what do I do?

    Morning all, I have a new (built in 1962) house that I am having rewired, I am having 13 cat6 cables run to different rooms (2 to each of the three bedrooms, 3 to living room, 2 to the kitchen and another 2ports near to the back of the house so I can boost WiFi in garden) I have a large under...
  9. pr1970

    cat6 cables route advice

    Hi All, Just wanted to check, i have router/phone connection into our upstairs office. I want cat6 to downstairs tv and game consoles/tv boxes. Is it ok to run one cable down from the office and then use a splitter to connect up the various boxes, or better to have a couple of cat6 cables run...
  10. P

    Cat6 HDMI extender receiver.

    Hi. I have just purchased a Portta 1x8 HDMI over cat 6 extender for use with my tv's. The problem is it only came with 2x receivers (but it was cheap) and i need 6 total to operate all the tv's for rooms In my house. Could someone advise if the receivers are universal or would they have to...
  11. 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...
  12. A

    Cat6 external cable run (30m) underground

    I need to run a pair of Cat6 cables to a building at the end of the garden. The distance is approx 30m and I plan to run the cables in conduit underground (garden borders). Any recommendations for conduit (e.g. flexible), tubing, etc. that would be up to the job?
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    Question HDMI down CAT5 CAT6

    Hi All , I was wondering if anyone knows anything about this . I am aware of HDMI down CAT5/6 via a beldin . I have a situation where there are 3 CAT5 or CAT6's to a TV . One is been used for the ethernet link to the TV and one is been used with a HDMI to CAT6 beldin to send the Virgin signal...
  14. jobukitty

    Home wired with cat6 - seeking recommended camera system

    Hi! Our home has been wired with cat 6 for surveillance cameras, can you suggest a camera system bullet, dome and two tilt zoom?
  15. D

    Question 10m hdmi lead or send over cat6?

    Hi. I currently send Sky TV over cat 6 to a games room about 20m away with IR. Works fine. I’d like to now send the picture to a third tv about which would need about 8m cable run. It looks like I need one of these...
  16. R

    Question Where can I buy white CAT6 external cable?

    Hi Folks - I've used the power of Google but have managed to fail in my hunt for white CAT6 external cable. Black and grey appear to be the only options. Would really appreciate any recommendations on where I can source white cable. The colour is very important in getting approval from the...
  17. waring192

    Question Spreading Cat5 or 6 around the house...

    Hello, So I have a Apple AirPort Extreme which I will be plugged straight into our BT Openreach Huawei VDSL / FTTC Fibre Modem. I also have 3 Apple Airport Express's which I would like to scatter around the house (its a old building and quite large with very thick walls). Have been using power...
  18. Geono12

    Question Help Please: Home Network for TV via Cat6

    Hi all, I hope you can help with this assignment I have put on myself. I have read countless threads and I am getting more and more confused as I am not the biggest network techie. I am currently doing a total refurbishment of my house and would like to utilise this opportunity to put in all...
  19. J

    HDBASE-T QUESTION

    Hi all, I have a quick question I hope someone could answer. I have a NVR for cctv in my hallway and this has just 1 HDMI output, but the question is, how and what do I need to send HDMI from NVR to 2 TV's, 1 TV is in the living room and the other in the bedroom. Im happy to run cat5/cat6...
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    Question SkyQ HDMI over Cat6

    SkyQ HDMI over Cat6 Briefly! I had a Antiference HDMIE50L – CAT6 Extender With IR & Loop Out installed from my ground floor lounge to my 1st floor "man cave" around 20m using solid copper cat6 cable fixed to outside wall in August 2017. At the time I had Sky HD+ and it worked perfectly. I then...
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