Installing Optic TV in new home build

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Hello

I am building a new home and want to install all TV and media cables into wall before adding drywall.

What I have for TV's is 1 main TV in living room and 2nd in bedroom.

The optic media panel is centred in laundry/utility room.

 

Please confirm if I am on course or if I need to change materials.

 

Plan to install 2 - cat6 cables from media panel to each tv via wall plug ins.

Also wiring in speaker cables, HD cables and component video cables. Did I miss anything?

 

What is the difference between cat5 and cat6 cables? Is cat6 for High Def channels?

 

Thanks in advance

Ray

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Telus uses Cat5 cable for their installations. Cat6 likely unnecessary. I agree with running 2 Cat5 cables to each location. You might consider 3 to your main TV location. Also consider where you want the router to  be placed, as Wi-Fi signal can be improved by a central location. That lo cation may require extra Cat5 cables.

 

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