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Topic # 57213 5-Feb-2010 19:44
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If I install cable in a new house to cope with HDMI etc over cat5/6 cabling can these run back to a centralised node, loop through a patch panel and then back to a TV?
or must I run point to point to the TV from the source as a single cable run?

Not sure if there are impedance mismatching issues or similar with the patch panel.

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  Reply # 296514 5-Feb-2010 21:04
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Through a patch panel is fine, you may however notice a reduction in the maximum length of the cable run. This isn't a problem for your average house.


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  Reply # 296544 5-Feb-2010 23:40
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Yup through patch panel is fine as long as everything is punched down correctly.




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