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  1. Electrical
    Hi all, I'm having some crazy internet problems, slow one minute, fast the next, sometimes it just dies and I have nothing for a few hours and then it comes back randomly. Upon inspection, it appears that the cat5 cable running from my office downstairs into the basement eventually splices into...
  2. Electrical
    I am running CAT6 and wanted to get input on how many cables, per NEC, could be run through a 3/4 hole.
  3. Electrical
    I want to run a new phone line or cat5 to the upstairs part of my house. Cat5 is what I should use if i want to plug my router into it right? If so can i run that directly from my box outside? I've been looking and can only find videos of installing the line into the jack. Any help or advice is...
  4. Electrical
    Thank you everyone in advance. Running 4 X10 B/W cameras about 150 feet, each using a Cat-3 line. Each 8 wire strand has four lines in use: 2 for power, 12V DC 80mA and 2 for the video signal. There is no video from any of the cameras on the monitor. Should I put the power source closer to...
  5. Electrical
    I recently purchased a house that was built 5 years ago. Right next to my main panel there is a wad of 8 CAT5 cables (I think they're CAT5 - see photos below). However, I don't have any CAT5 jacks anywhere in the house. So I have no idea where those wires go. I can see them trailing off into the...
  6. Electrical
    Hello, Thanks for reading my post. I am running cat5 and RG6 to all the bedrooms through the attic. I want the job to look nice plus I want the cabling to be safe from anyone who may be in the attic. My largest concern is if I sell the house someday soon, will the inspector tell me no pcv is...
  7. Electrical
    :eek: So we are new here and we have some questions regarding HomeTheater installation on a new construction site. We are building our own new home and before the drywall goes up we need to make some decisions about the wiring for the system... A friend told us about RG6 and CAT5 -not sure...
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