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Master Geek


#192162 29-Feb-2016 12:57
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When the previous owners re-gibbed our house, they only fitted power points, and no data cabling.

 

Now that we actually own a TV, I'd like to get some ethernet cable run from the study (where the router lives) to behind the TV, and also some RG6 so that we can get a working TV aerial fitted (we're currently using a Freeview satellite box with the old and failing Sky cable that runs under the house). We're using powerline adaptors to get internet to the living room, but the speed is only moderate and they occasionally seem to get confused and hang.

 

Unfortunately the TV is on the side of our (weatherboard) house which is against the hill, and there's very restricted access under the house too. I don't know exactly what the options are in terms running cable through walls, or along the outside of the house, or using existing cabling to pull through.

 

Lovely though proper full structured cabling would be, I don't think we have the budget or the need for it at the moment. Ethernet from the study to the living room would let us have an access point at either end of the house and get a more reliable connection from the router to the TV.

 

 Can anyone recommend someone good in Wellington who could take a look and install the best option?

 

Thanks,

 

Mark

 

 

 

 


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Ultimate Geek

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  #1502403 1-Mar-2016 20:24
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I used spida electrical he was good to run a coaxial cable, builders crack web site is good place to post the job



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Master Geek


  #1505047 2-Mar-2016 16:12
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Thanks - will give him a call and see what he can do. I've been told some electricians will install data cabling but make a bit of a mess of it, so hopefully he doesn't fall into that category :-)

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #1505218 2-Mar-2016 20:59
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he did a tidy job, running cable under the house and up into the ceiling, i would still post the job on the builders crack site https://builderscrack.co.nz/ its good i had heaps of sparkys contact me about the job i posted. This is the guy i used and customer reviews

 

 https://builderscrack.co.nz/tradies/8aaqajg/the-electric-spider-ltd

 

 


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