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Master Geek

# 214704 24-May-2017 16:52
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Hi There,


Just wondering if anyone has any good sparky contacts in the Palmy/Marton region that would be able to wire up a new house all correctly to a centralized comms box pretty much as per the photos in this thread;


Ideally they would have an idea of the best place for the box via looking at the plans and understanding where the demarcation point will be.


I would of thought there was some sort of standard install, however, I have seen some woeful installs and really don't want to see my another...


Cheers for your time!





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Uber Geek


  # 1787586 24-May-2017 16:57
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A sparky isn't necessarily your best bet. There are plenty of data cabling companies around that specalise in this type of work now.

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Uber Geek

  # 1787603 24-May-2017 17:33
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VAAV in Palmy do commercial and residential work and are switched on...


Give them a bell and they should be able to at least point you in the right direction.


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Uber Geek


  # 1787696 24-May-2017 18:47
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@chevrolux still around these parts?

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Uber Geek

  # 1787702 24-May-2017 19:04
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Down in Welly now.


Give Contel a call - 06 355 2700. Palmy based data specialists as well as Chorus contractors so can give the best advice on setting the home up for fibre.


They will run RG6 and audio cabling for you too if you ask.

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Ultimate Geek

  # 1787714 24-May-2017 19:15
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COHEN'S in wanganui

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Ultimate Geek

  # 1787756 24-May-2017 20:11
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In no particular order (but I'm biased towards the first) CONTEL, Datacom+, NZ telephone & Cable - all three Palmy based - Ive only found one sparky who really knew what he was doing when it came to structured cabling, but he is now out of the game (he did too good a job for a price and was then undercut by those who didnt, he lost business and the end customer lost out on the good job)

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  # 1787770 24-May-2017 20:15
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But it's just wires though right?  Sparkies do wires?



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Master Geek

  # 1788123 25-May-2017 14:01
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Great thanks for all the replies guys, I will start with Contel and see how you go!

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