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  Reply # 1891448 27-Oct-2017 17:01
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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.


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  Reply # 1891457 27-Oct-2017 17:29
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I'm guessing it could cost $1000 easy in a already built 2 story house


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  Reply # 1891458 27-Oct-2017 17:29
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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. 


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  Reply # 1891459 27-Oct-2017 17:36
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^^^ There's no indication on that webpage when that info was last revised.


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  Reply # 1891515 27-Oct-2017 20:07
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@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.




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  Reply # 1891567 27-Oct-2017 21:08
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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


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  Reply # 1891884 28-Oct-2017 15:45
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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.

 

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  Reply # 1891952 28-Oct-2017 20:06
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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?

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  Reply # 1891953 28-Oct-2017 20:13
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Yep absolutely.

 

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  Reply # 1891954 28-Oct-2017 20:19
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Yep absolutely.


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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?

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  Reply # 1891958 28-Oct-2017 20:28
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So just clarify where all the data outlets go?

 

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  Reply # 1891959 28-Oct-2017 20:29
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cyril7:

So just clarify where all the data outlets go?


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

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  Reply # 1891960 28-Oct-2017 20:31
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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.


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  Reply # 1891963 28-Oct-2017 20:44
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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

 


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  Reply # 1891966 28-Oct-2017 20:58
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theitman: So the modem doesnt fit in the cabinet,

 

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


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