CAT 5 Installing

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 Question by Siddharth Bhakta posted 25 Mar 2004
 CAT 5 Installing
I would like to install CAT 5 wire in my house, what are the equipments necessary to do this by my self? Is there any website you can refere me to see the whole installation process?
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 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 07 May 2004
Dear Siddharth,

In short, you will need cable, jacks, outlet faceplates, patch panel, patch cables, punch-down tool, cable stripping tool, some ordinary tools like screwdrivers as well as cable fishing tools (for retrofit installs). It is difficult to embrace a rather large subject like this in a form of a helpdesk answer, so I would like to refer you to a document that we put together to cover the subject:
Click here for the Residential Cabling Guide

Sincerely,
Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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