Difference between revisions of "Runnning Ethernet"

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* Cat7 Ethernet Cable for 10 gigabit or very long gigabit runs.
 
* 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.
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* A drill for outdoor runs and relevant bits. You will need a long drill bit (12 in) to drill through walls. Normal bits are sufficient for drilling through studs.
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* [https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B000E9ZKDY/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Cable holder] for ourdoor runs.
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** For people like me without a nail gun.
 
* [https://www.homedepot.com/p/Gardner-Bender-1-lb-Plug-Duct-Seal-Compound-DS-110/100212441 Duct Seal] for filling holes.
 
* [https://www.homedepot.com/p/Gardner-Bender-1-lb-Plug-Duct-Seal-Compound-DS-110/100212441 Duct Seal] for filling holes.
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;Notes
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* There are some cheap kits on amazon which include multiple items (e.g. crimper, wire stripper, tester, plugs). I cannot comment on the quality of them.
  
 
==Crimping==
 
==Crimping==

Revision as of 21:09, 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:

  • Cat7 Ethernet Cable for 10 gigabit or very long gigabit runs.
  • Keystones Wall Plates Mounting Brackets
  • A drill for outdoor runs and relevant bits. You will need a long drill bit (12 in) to drill through walls. Normal bits are sufficient for drilling through studs.
  • Cable holder for ourdoor runs.
    • For people like me without a nail gun.
  • Duct Seal for filling holes.
Notes
  • There are some cheap kits on amazon which include multiple items (e.g. crimper, wire stripper, tester, plugs). I cannot comment on the quality of them.

Crimping