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Topic # 245535 9-Feb-2019 16:03
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Just took a photo of my new comms cabinet, new build,


I think they have left it in a pretty tidy state, I havent filled it up with gear yet


has anyone seen such a long comms cabinet, i thought they were a bit shorter.


 


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  Reply # 2175477 9-Feb-2019 16:11
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Good stuff. I need to get more organised like that at home!

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  Reply # 2175478 9-Feb-2019 16:12
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Hi sad they have untwisted the pairs, that would fail commercial testing with a DTX, clearly done by a sparkie, otherwise good.

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  Reply # 2175479 9-Feb-2019 16:12
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its that big because it has the alarm in it.

 

good luck fitting an ONT and a router in there. let alone a switch

 

only place you could put the router is where ever sky1/2 is and in the cabinet




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  Reply # 2175480 9-Feb-2019 16:14
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Jase2985:

 

its that big because it has the alarm in it.

 

good luck fitting an ONT and a router in there. let alone a switch

 

only place you could put the router is where ever sky1/2 is and in the cabinet

 

 

 

 

im going to pull the phone kit out.





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  Reply # 2175481 9-Feb-2019 16:19
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sdavisnz:

 

Just took a photo of my new comms cabinet, new build,

 

I think they have left it in a pretty tidy state, I havent filled it up with gear yet

 

has anyone seen such a long comms cabinet, i thought they were a bit shorter.

 

 

 

Click to see full size

 

click image to make it larger.

 

 

It's longer than the normal ones because the alarm panel is in there. Biggest issue you will have is Chrous fitting an ONT into there. They might say no and have to place it outside of the comms cupboard. Even if you removed some of the bits - its going to tight - let alone any switches you might need.


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  Reply # 2175482 9-Feb-2019 16:19
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Yeah phone module not needed if you need phone distribution, which I doubt, just use the spare ports on the 2nd data module

And agree ONT might need to surface mount on wall either above, below or beside.

Maybe drop the security cabinet if cable slack allows

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  Reply # 2175483 9-Feb-2019 16:19
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still not gonna leave much space


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  Reply # 2175542 9-Feb-2019 16:55
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pull the alarm panel out and mount it above the panel on the wall, there will be plenty of slack to mount it on the wall, then that will free up heaps more room in the cabinet




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  Reply # 2175547 9-Feb-2019 17:19
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contrary to what you all say, i think ill be able to fit everything in as it is, ONT and a small 8 way switch.





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  Reply # 2175548 9-Feb-2019 17:20
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And a router??

By the way with respect to my first comment, the terminations are not good, ideally they should look more like the image below, as they are you could have poor through put, also what do the room outlets look like.

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  Reply # 2175549 9-Feb-2019 17:25
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I don't need to put a router in the cabinet.

 

 

 

there will be a double data point somewhere i can feedback a live connection.





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  Reply # 2175557 9-Feb-2019 17:33
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Also usually the power sockets would be in the 2 punchouts at the bottom of the cabinet, not the large 4 way outlet taking up all that space.





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  Reply # 2175605 9-Feb-2019 18:56
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It's a job done by someone who cares about what they are doing. It's just a shame the way they have laid it it out as they could have stacked the alarm panel at the bottom, put the power point directly above it and still had a third of the panel as space for the rest of the networking gear.

Definitely not a perfect installation but it's decent and very tidy.



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  Reply # 2175607 9-Feb-2019 19:01
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Handle9: It's a job done by someone who cares about what they are doing. It's just a shame the way they have laid it it out as they could have stacked the alarm panel at the bottom, put the power point directly above it and still had a third of the panel as space for the rest of the networking gear.

Definitely not a perfect installation but it's decent and very tidy.


Good idea, Im going to move it around.




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  Reply # 2175608 9-Feb-2019 19:02
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Is the 3 way splitter modulated inputs from 3 sky Decoers?

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