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Topic # 160505 9-Jan-2015 11:32
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Thinking about what I'll need for cabling up the house.

Decided to go for Cat6 cable - but will be implemented at 5e (jacks and patch leads etc)  or should I get the Cat6 Patch Panel and keystones and be done with it?

I'm looking at One of these dynamix Hinged Wall mounted bracked for housing stuff.  Initially I'll load it with a modem, router (both consumer sized) and a rack mount 24 port patch panel, and for a while a rack mount cisco 24 port switch.

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I might add some RG6 and use if for UHF splitting later: ie http://www.cablesdirect.co.nz/catalog/entry?entry=476






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  Reply # 1211028 9-Jan-2015 11:52
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You will have to get Cat-6 Jacks if you are running Cat-6 cable. Same with the patch panel inserts.

Cat-5 patch leads are fine.

EDIT - I see from your doc, that you have got Cat-6 keystone jacks. You don't need two 24 port patch panels do you? Or have you got both there for comparison?



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  Reply # 1211030 9-Jan-2015 11:56
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trig42: You will have to get Cat-6 Jacks if you are running Cat-6 cable. Same with the patch panel inserts.

Cat-5 patch leads are fine.

EDIT - I see from your doc, that you have got Cat-6 keystone jacks. You don't need two 24 port patch panels do you? Or have you got both there for comparison?


That patch panel (or both on them rather) that I linked to, does it not contain everything it needs so the network cable can just be pushed in?  or have I read it wrong?




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  Reply # 1211034 9-Jan-2015 12:03
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It should have everything you need (looks like it does).

They wouldn't differentiate between Cat5 and Cat6 if the modules were not populated.

You will need a punch down tool for 110 terminations.

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  Reply # 1211120 9-Jan-2015 13:46
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Just remember when you buy the Swinging wall mount that the top and bottom are separate items.

Edit: How do you intend on fitting a 24-port cisco switch in it? The deepest they have for the wall mounts are 300mm.



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  Reply # 1211124 9-Jan-2015 14:00
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chevrolux: Just remember when you buy the Swinging wall mount that the top and bottom are separate items.

Edit: How do you intend on fitting a 24-port cisco switch in it? The deepest they have for the wall mounts are 300mm.


This is the one that should have linked to (acquire, while the cheapest, doesn't have a picture) http://www.dynamix.co.nz/index.html?do=viewproduct&code=HWMB300-6U&ID=137251379  The picture implies it has a top and bottom/

Regarding your edit. Er ok.  Not sure what one I have, it's possibly a 2950 - which is I've read the old specs properly it's 37 mm deep.  So yeah, good point.
Maybe I'll skip that and get a consumer grade 16 port GigE switch instead.






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  Reply # 1211209 9-Jan-2015 15:26
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dynamix links dont work :)




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  Reply # 1211214 9-Jan-2015 15:31
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Jase2985: dynamix links dont work :)



A product search on HWMB300-6U finds it.





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  Reply # 1211216 9-Jan-2015 15:32
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davidcole:
Jase2985: dynamix links dont work :)



A product search on HWMB300-6U finds it.



i know it does, but linking to their website from here doesnt work :)

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