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.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
7002 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2220

Subscriber

  Reply # 1891448 27-Oct-2017 17:01
Send private message quote this post

Starscream122:

 

 

 

So this is not something geeks do in new house builds it's now a requirement by law in all new house builds?

 

 

not law but recommended and most of the spec build companies do it, as it doesnt cost much at build time. usually one lan port per room and a couple of phone jacks.

 

personally when i build i will have 30+ points for phone and network throughout the house. lan cable is cheap, couple of hundred for 305m, and 20-40 per wallplate.


134 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 24


  Reply # 1891457 27-Oct-2017 17:29
Send private message quote this post

I'm guessing it could cost $1000 easy in a already built 2 story house


 
 
 
 


237 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 20


  Reply # 1891458 27-Oct-2017 17:29
Send private message quote this post

wratterus:

 

 

 

They absolutely should be. See here and here

 

 

Interesting that Chorus are still recommending F type Coax sockets all throughout the house.  I would have thought from a future-proofing point of view, all the feeds into the house will be IP based and distributed intra-house via Cat6 and WiFi.  I would have thought the days are numbered for satellite and terrestrial aerial feeds. 


3988 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2029

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1891459 27-Oct-2017 17:36
Send private message quote this post

^^^ There's no indication on that webpage when that info was last revised.


1724 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 885


  Reply # 1891515 27-Oct-2017 20:07
Send private message quote this post

@Starscream122 multiboards are OK, but they have a habit of burning houses down if they're poor quality or used incorrectly.

More powerpoints is always the better option if you have it.




Location: Dunedin

7002 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2220

Subscriber

  Reply # 1891567 27-Oct-2017 21:08
Send private message quote this post

Starscream122:

 

I'm guessing it could cost $1000 easy in a already built 2 story house

 

 

it could, it would be best to try and run it to strategic locations to keep cost down


6039 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 158

Trusted

  Reply # 1891884 28-Oct-2017 15:45
Send private message quote this post

Hi, sorry but have not read through all the comments in this thread, but firstly, all the cat6 data circuits appear to just go to the lounge, this is not adequate, and as others have mentioned does not comply with the rules.

 

Other glaring issue is that whoever terminated the patch panel in the inwall cabinet needs his arse kicked, there is way to much untwist, dont expect it to do much in the way of reliablility or performance from it, hopefully there is a bit of slack in the wall and they can be terminated properly, hate to think whats at the other end. Also the data module is a ST2208, I designed it way back, maybe 10yrs ago now, whilst it fine for a house with FTTH, it was really designed for DSL setups, but still ok for what you want, you just need more  data runs to ceiling or top of hall closet locations for WAPs, and other AV areas, and any office area you may have.

 

Other than that, all I can say is I am pretty dismayed that education of sparkies has not really happened in these past few years.

 

Cyril




130 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 1891952 28-Oct-2017 20:06
Send private message quote this post

So the modem doesnt fit in the cabinet, is it possible to connect the ont to the lounge patch and then have the modem connected to the lan port in the lounge and then modem connected to wireless router?

6039 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 158

Trusted

  Reply # 1891953 28-Oct-2017 20:13
Send private message quote this post

Yep absolutely.

 

Cyril




130 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 1891954 28-Oct-2017 20:19
Send private message quote this post

cyril7:

Yep absolutely.


Cyril



I take it that would take away the ability for me to just plug my gaming PC lan cable straight into the lan port in the bedroom? The gaming pc will have to plug into the router in the lounge?

6039 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 158

Trusted

  Reply # 1891958 28-Oct-2017 20:28
Send private message quote this post

So just clarify where all the data outlets go?

 

Cyril




130 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 1891959 28-Oct-2017 20:29
Send private message quote this post

cyril7:

So just clarify where all the data outlets go?


Cyril



So there is a data outlet in each bedroom (3), two in the lounge, one in dining.

7002 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2220

Subscriber

  Reply # 1891960 28-Oct-2017 20:31
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

no you would need to connect ONT to one of the lount lan ports, then in the lounge connect that port to the WAN of router. then take a LAN port from the router and connect that to one of the lan ports that goes back to the network cabinet. then in the network cabinet you could put a switch or just jump the port from the lounge to the one going to the bedroom.


2116 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 188


  Reply # 1891963 28-Oct-2017 20:44
Send private message quote this post

Jase2985:

 

no you would need to connect ONT to one of the lount lan ports, then in the lounge connect that port to the WAN of router. then take a LAN port from the router and connect that to one of the lan ports that goes back to the network cabinet. then in the network cabinet you could put a switch or just jump the port from the lounge to the one going to the bedroom.

 

:P

 


3988 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2029

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1891966 28-Oct-2017 20:58
Send private message quote this post

theitman: So the modem doesnt fit in the cabinet,

 

That's what I thought would be the case from the pic you linked to.


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page 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 »

Phone prices rising as users move upmarket
Posted 24-Nov-2017 17:16


Talking net neutrality on RNZ Nine-to-Noon
Posted 24-Nov-2017 12:11


Air New Zealand experiments with blockchain technology
Posted 23-Nov-2017 15:39


Symantec selects Amazon Web Services to deliver cloud security
Posted 23-Nov-2017 10:40


New Zealand Ministry of Education chooses Unisys for cloud-based education resourcing management system
Posted 22-Nov-2017 22:00


Business analytics software powers profits for NZ wine producers
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:52


Pyrios strikes up alliance with Microsoft integrator UC Logiq
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:51


The New Zealand IT services ecosystem - it's all digital down here
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:49


Volvo to supply tens of thousands of autonomous drive compatible cars to Uber
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:46


From small to medium and beyond: Navigating the ERP battlefield
Posted 21-Nov-2017 21:12


Business owners: ERP software selection starts (and finishes) with you
Posted 21-Nov-2017 21:11


Why I'm not an early adopter
Posted 21-Nov-2017 10:39


Netatmo launches smart home products in New Zealand
Posted 20-Nov-2017 20:06


Huawei Mate 10: Punchy, long battery life, artificial intelligence
Posted 20-Nov-2017 16:30


Propel launch Disney Star Wars Laser Battle Drones
Posted 19-Nov-2017 21:26



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.