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Old 11-24-2010, 05:03 PM   #1
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I was looking into the data center box in the master closet. I have identified the cable wire and cat5 data wires. But there is this third set of wires hanging there not connected to anything. They are almost as thin as speaker wires, around 10 of them.

Can anyone tell me what these are meant for?

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Old 11-24-2010, 06:00 PM   #2
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Alarm maybe? What size are they and how many conductors?

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Old 11-24-2010, 06:39 PM   #3
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But there is this third set of wires hanging there not connected to anything. They are almost as thin as speaker wires, around 10 of them.

Can anyone tell me what these are meant for?
Sure, those are the seismic photovoltaic interface conductors.







Seriously, without a pic how in the world are we supposed to help you with this?
A completely wild guess is also alarm wiring. With CATV and Cat5 in there who knows. A media center hub?
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Sure, those are the seismic photovoltaic interface conductors.

Seriously, without a pic how in the world are we supposed to help you with this?
A completely wild guess is also alarm wiring. With CATV and Cat5 in there who knows. A media center hub?
Oh yea...I forgot that he might have those seismic photovoltaic conductors....what an idiot I am!
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what colour are they? We just worked with a master electrician wiring our new home and he kept all the cat5 coax cables running with phone lines which were gray. The red was low volt speaker wires and brown was thermostats. these are all skinny wires.
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U can't really go by the coloring because 18/2 for tstats come in brown, white, grey. It would be helpful to know if there are any markings, how many conductors, size of wire...
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what colour are they? We just worked with a master electrician wiring our new home and he kept all the cat5 coax cables running with phone lines which were gray. The red was low volt speaker wires and brown was thermostats. these are all skinny wires.
Can you not ask the electrician?
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what colour are they? We just worked with a master electrician wiring our new home and he kept all the cat5 coax cables running with phone lines which were gray. The red was low volt speaker wires and brown was thermostats. these are all skinny wires.
How does this help at all? These are simply the colors he used. Cat5 is literally available in about 10 colors and coax, alarm, t-stat, speaker, etc, are all available in several colors each.
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If in the A/V cabinet, they should be Audio for speakers. No way to tell, but to post pictures.
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Sure, those are the seismic photovoltaic interface conductors.

Seriously, without a pic how in the world are we supposed to help you with this?
A completely wild guess is also alarm wiring. With CATV and Cat5 in there who knows. A media center hub?
"seismic photovoltaic interface conductors" !!!???

Camon! Are you mad??? They are obviously superconductor wires for the anti-gravity device that supports the foundation of the house! sheessh.....

Now seriously, I doubt anyone in this forums reads minds or practices remote viewing. A picture is required.
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Appear to be telephone wiring.
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Old 11-25-2010, 01:34 PM   #13
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All telephone outlets seems to be connected to the data in line. i have tested it.
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Old 11-25-2010, 01:36 PM   #14
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Is it cat5 for internet, alarm, radiant floor heat tstats, tstat?
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The only real way to know what they're supposed to be for, is to figure out where the other ends go. If the other ends aren't connected anywhere, you'll probably never know what they were intended for, but they could come in handy for some future use.

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