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Trunking for chasing cables

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Building DIY' started by daveb975, Sep 22, 2005.

  1. daveb975

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    Can anyone recommend a decent type of trunking to use when chasing cables through walls?

    The walls have proved a nightmare to chase, so I can't go too deep, but need something that will take a power cable, and a slim component cable.
     
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    im not sure, i know all the hardware shops have a few various sizes etc, depending on how picky you want to be, are you considering having two different paths for mains cables and video. a lot of people say there can be bad interference caused.
     
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    Thanks for the advice, I picked some up last night.

    I am actually mounting two, a plasma in the lounge and a smaller LCD in the bedroom.

    I have had two separate channels put into the bedroom wall, but this is not possible in the lounge, because of where it is mounted.

    Do you think that there is any extra insulation I could put around the mains cable to reduce any possible interference?
     
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    thats a good point, surely there must be a sleeve you can buy that stops inteference, you got me stumped, but someone here must know.
     
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    Hi
    The company I work for specialise in harness/cable assemblies
    We use Raychem RNF100 to provide electrical insulation and strain relief, great stuff as its heat shrinkable too. Most cables also have steel braiding with the RNF shrunk over it and this provides great results in shielding from interference.
    Hope this helps or it may start you off in the right direction

    http://www.raychem.com/corporate/prodnews.asp?id=768
     

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