Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




3800 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 458

Trusted

Topic # 25248 16-Aug-2008 11:55
Send private message

Got a need for an HDMI cable to run in wall on a newish (already built) house.

There's some convern about the size of the plug and whether it would make it through the wall.  Can HDMI cables be made or it it just  a case of pulling it through...




Previously known as psycik

NextPVR/OpenHAB: 
Gigabyte AMD A8 Brix --> Samsung LA46A650D via HDMI, NextPVR,OpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, Raspberry PI temperature Sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors,HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 2012 
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


Create new topic
3209 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 507

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 157404 16-Aug-2008 12:08
Send private message

You can get baluns that allow you to use 2 Cat5 cables to carry the hdmi signal between them.
Here is an example I found

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?item=ADPUNI1001

I have routed a hdmi cable through a wall cavity in my house and yes the hole has to be BIG.




Areas of Geek interest: Home Theatre, HTPC, Android Tablets & Phones, iProducts.

20893 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4101

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 157412 16-Aug-2008 13:39
Send private message

Damn they are getting cheap

A HDMI cable will _just_ fit thru a 25mm hole in the nogs, with some sanding of the other 2 corners of the plug down a little. Not the sort of thing you will pull thru, but it should be quite easu to put it thru pre-lining.




Richard rich.ms

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

TCF and Telcos Toughen Up on Scam Callers
Posted 23-Apr-2018 09:39


Amazon launches the International Shopping Experience in the Amazon Shopping App
Posted 19-Apr-2018 08:38


Spark New Zealand and TVNZ to bring coverage of Rugby World Cup 2019
Posted 16-Apr-2018 06:55


How Google can seize Microsoft Office crown
Posted 14-Apr-2018 11:08


How back office transformation drives IRD efficiency
Posted 12-Apr-2018 21:15


iPod laws in a smartphone world: will we ever get copyright right?
Posted 12-Apr-2018 21:13


Lightbox service using big data and analytics to learn more about customers
Posted 9-Apr-2018 12:11


111 mobile caller location extended to iOS
Posted 6-Apr-2018 13:50


Huawei announces the HUAWEI P20 series
Posted 29-Mar-2018 11:41


Symantec Internet Security Threat Report shows increased endpoint technology risks
Posted 26-Mar-2018 18:29


Spark switches on long-range IoT network across New Zealand
Posted 26-Mar-2018 18:22


Stuff Pix enters streaming video market
Posted 21-Mar-2018 09:18


Windows no longer Microsoft’s main focus
Posted 13-Mar-2018 07:47


Why phone makers are obsessed with cameras
Posted 11-Mar-2018 12:25


New Zealand Adopts International Open Data Charter
Posted 3-Mar-2018 12:48



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.