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What you have there is a set of telephone lines installed all nice and pretty by the electrician, then the security guy came in and junked it all up by splicing in the telephone monitoring in using the crimp connectors. Security panels are usually wired in to the telephone wiring so that if the panel needs to make a phone call, it can disconnect the house ...


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CAT5e wiring is now commonly used for voice lines, since it's basically the same price and you can run multiple lines over the same cable if you want. All the wiring you've shown is only for voice, not data. If you want to repurpose the cables for data you will need to cut and re-patch the cables to RJ-45 connectors on both ends (in the closet and in rooms). ...


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Buy cable in bulk. The best deal is probably an online supplier. I'd suggest raceways. You can get raceway for about $4/lf. It should be easy to install with an adhesive or you can probably find some with a peel and stick backing. If you rent, you should be able to remove it and take it to the next place or if you did a nice job, the landlord might not ...


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There are various types of cable clips that use adhesive to hold them in place, such as these If you are concerned about damaging the finish when they are taken off, some brands have pull strips that claim to avoid paint damage. Images and links are for illustration only, not an endorsement of goods or sources.


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Use Cat5e (good for 1GbE) unless you have a spectacular reason to use Cat6a (10GbE)*. Cat6 is essentially a deprecated spec, nobody should be using it for new installations. They make structured cabling conduit. It's cheaper than the PVC electrical conduit. PVC works great if you need something rigid. Copper would be incredibly expensive and complete ...



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