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 Question by phillip ogletree posted 03 Jun 2005
 Installation cat5
I am trying to wire my home with Cat5 cable with each cat5 cable going from all rooms back down to my basement. Homerun them. Question how do I deal with the problem of not having 6 inch seperation from the electrical wires in my basement. Could I place it in conduit and then ground each conduit run. I am stumped. Any help would be appreciated.
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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 24 Jun 2005
Dear phillip,

The biggest problem is when the communications cables are running parallel with the electrical for some distance. I would not recommend going through the expense of conduit for a residence but yes you could do it. Try to maximize the separation as much as possible and you should be fine

Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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