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    Google and Apple trying to break into Home...

    Google and Apple trying to break into Home Automation and AV - I can't make my mind up if it's a good thing or not... :-s
  2. Why not install everything to a central hub...

    Why not install everything to a central hub instead of running the sky feeds direct to point? Installing things into a central hub gives you a alot more flexibility to use a patch panel system to...
  3. Cat 5 versa Cat 6 is a trade off between the cost...

    Cat 5 versa Cat 6 is a trade off between the cost of cable. Also a lot of cat 6 cable jobs we rescue have poorly terminate cat 6 connections. If a cat 6 cable is not terminated correctly to CAT6...
  4. Couple of common sense questions to ask yourself:...

    Couple of common sense questions to ask yourself:

    1. What if you fall out with sky?
    2. What if you r sky box fails?
    3. Will you have enough sky boxes for the people viewing tv. I.e. If someone...
  5. How would you get basic TV without coax? Baluns...

    How would you get basic TV without coax? Baluns are not cheap....
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    I might re-visit Abitana... I thought that you...

    I might re-visit Abitana... I thought that you had to use Abitana's mounting rack and modules which used to be expensive in the UK...
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    Totally agree... I just wanted to point out other...

    Totally agree... I just wanted to point out other options...

    I would ALWAYS hard wire sonos though...
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    I apologise then.... My point is surely it is...

    I apologise then....

    My point is surely it is cheaper to use standard cat 5 cable than run abitana cable? What is the benefit of running abitana cable?
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    Look to get your cabling infer-structure right......

    Look to get your cabling infer-structure right... you can put the boxes on the end at a later date....

    eg: for a tv wire 2x coax and 2-4x cat 5 to give you future proofing to enable you to get a...
  10. Thread: hey guys

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    BTW... just looked in the directory.... Some of...

    BTW... just looked in the directory.... Some of the companies have gone bust.... I am more than happy to help you tidy it up....

    eg: digital plumbers....
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    Probably not I hide most of the time.......

    Probably not I hide most of the time.... considering linking to my websites in my signature BUT then I can't be so mean to people! It's a problem! lol!!! Only joking I'm nice really.... Just hate...
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    Not entirely sure.... Sonos is a nice interface...

    Not entirely sure.... Sonos is a nice interface to do what you want to do but as you say it's costly.... Are you going to hard wire sonos?

    Have you looked into Nuvo, Opus, Audio Authority,...
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    www.avforums.com ....

    www.avforums.com ....
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    Disclaimer: And no I don't work for ACA Apex, I...

    Disclaimer:
    And no I don't work for ACA Apex, I work for an installation company in the UK!!
    :p
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    From personal experience as good as Sonos is ......

    From personal experience as good as Sonos is ... it's a wireless solution... whether you use Nuvo, Russound, Audio Authority or Sonos I can't stress enough to importance of running a cable to it....
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