Xbox one wiring

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  1. Jabippy

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    Currently building my theater, ceiling is down to joists and ready to run my wiring. Problem, figuring out how to wire it to include the yet to be released xbox one and kinect. Any ideas?
     
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    the new kinect does not look like it connects via usb but a proprietary cable (there's an unboxing video on youtube) so i'm guessing the xbox needs to be within a cable length of the TV/projector screen.
    Once you've got a location for the xbox, you'll need a HDMI cable running from your skybox location to the HDMI IN on the xbox, and then another HDMI cable running back to the AV Amplifier.
    Then there's also the ir blaster to deal with!!
     
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    Cable isnt thin either.
     
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    Kinect has a 3m cable if that's any help.
     
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    That is a pretty decent length.
     
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    Guess I should have seen that coming eh :rotfl:
     
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    I am thinking I am going to have to just put the kinect in the back of the theater with the other av equipment for now, maybe run a cat6 or two to the front and hope for a third party solutions that uses Ethernet to come along later. That way I can at least use the voice commands of not the gesture. Not all that concerned about kinect games. Besides, no doubt I'll end up with two or three xbox ones just like I have the 360's. on second thought, better run two cat6 up there, one for the ps4 camera as well.
     
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    don't use any old hdmi cable, I believe the one with the X1 is hdmi 2 or 4k capable so get the right one, otherwise you will miss out on glorious 4k native games......whenever they are released :D
     
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    Bought good Redmere hdmi cables.
     
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    There's no reason for spending more than a couple of quid on a normal length HDMI cable.
     
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    Aside from build quality. I know what you mean though, the signal is the signal, regardless of the cost of the cable.
     
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