You’ve ripped a movie on your laptop, and now want it on that fancy new home theatre PC next to your TV. If you’ve got the time, wiring your house with Cat-5e cable could make transfer times a distant memory.
Instrucables user Rogue Agent gets into the nuts, bolts, studs, an boxes needed to wire a house with omni-present cable in a fairly professional manner. The tutorial is based on setting up an actual cable switching box on a server-type rack. For those who just need to run cable from one room to another, the tips on finding, mounting and securing cable through the walls, without your home looking like the scene of a sledgehammer party, are just as helpful.
Have you taken the dive into home cable networking? What guides, tutorials or tips do you wish you’d known from the start? Tell us, and share the links, in the comments.
How to Wire Your House With Cat-5 (or 6) For Ethernet Networking [Instructables]