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Running Ethernet throughout your house.
  
 
==Tools and Materials==
 
==Tools and Materials==
 
As a bare minimum you'll need the following
 
As a bare minimum you'll need the following
  
* Cat 6 Ethernet Cable. I prefer 1000 ft of outdoor rated pure copper cable. Avoid CCA cables and shielded cables.
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* Cat6 Ethernet Cable. I prefer 1000 ft of outdoor rated pure copper cable. Avoid CCA cables and shielded cables.
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** You may need Cat6e or Cat7 if you have very long runs or you want 10 gigabit in the future.
 
** I've had luck with [https://www.ebay.com/itm/401679433529 premiertek_official] on eBay.
 
** I've had luck with [https://www.ebay.com/itm/401679433529 premiertek_official] on eBay.
 
* [https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B004D5RFCE/ RJ45 Plugs. 100 pack]
 
* [https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B004D5RFCE/ RJ45 Plugs. 100 pack]
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For a more professional install, get the following:
 
For a more professional install, get the following:
* Cat 7 Ethernet Cable for 10 gigabit or very long gigabit runs.
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* Cat7 Ethernet Cable for 10 gigabit or very long gigabit runs.
 
* [https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B004D5PFGW/ Keystones] [https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B074HHDJWT/ Wall Plates] [https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B07DYFR8LM/ Mounting Brackets]
 
* [https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B004D5PFGW/ Keystones] [https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B074HHDJWT/ Wall Plates] [https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B07DYFR8LM/ Mounting Brackets]
 
* A drill for outdoor runs.
 
* A drill for outdoor runs.

Revision as of 21:05, 1 August 2020

Running Ethernet throughout your house.

Tools and Materials

As a bare minimum you'll need the following

For a more professional install, get the following:

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