Tag Archive: Cabling

Speaker Cable Sizing – By the numbers

During a recent reshuffle of all the rooms of the house, I found myself going through the laborious process of moving my office, and all the equipment therein. Part of this meant rewiring my monitor speakers. While I was doing this, I didn’t have enough speaker cable, it was too late to go out and get some, and I was too impatient to order some on the internet and wait for it to arrive. What to do? I went into my store cupboard and grabbed myself a length of 1.5mm2 flexible cable, and hooked the speaker up using it. Having plugged in…
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It’s time to get cabled… What now?

Up until now, you’ve connected all your computers, games consoles, and mobile devices to your home network using Wi-Fi and all has been good with the world. Now though you find yourself wanting more from your network. Perhaps now is the time to invest in a good quality wired network (otherwise known as Structured Cabling). If so, you now have two choices: To pay somebody, usually an electrician an obscene amount of money to do it for you, or to break out the tools, follow this guide and do it for yourself. Before we go further, you need to know…
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