Home Automation

Nicholas Leippe nick at leippe.com
Tue Feb 20 09:57:49 MST 2007

On Tuesday 20 February 2007 09:35, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> If that didn't work, I'd just run gigabit ethernet to every room, plus a
> few standard cables for telephones and the TV antenna.  Ethernet and
> Linux could be enough for everything you'd like to do, but if you decide
> to sell your house, the future owners will probably need the other
> cables. :-)

I would suggest running two cat5e to each panel.  You can then use one for 
gigabit, and use the other for two phone lines and 100Mbit.

> BTW you should also consider a central vacuum system.  I've only heard
> about them, but they sound great.

My last home had a central vacuum.  It was very convenient.

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