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#21 OFFLINE   slice1900



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Posted 17 February 2014 - 12:36 PM

If they stopped taking a homeland security iron fist approach to regulation of twisted pair networking, it would be much more widely (and wisely) used.


What are you talking about here? Running cat5 isn't regulated at all, well aside from the rather minimal regulation in NFPA, which equally applies to running coax.

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 01:32 PM

What are you talking about here? Running cat5 isn't regulated at all, well aside from the rather minimal regulation in NFPA, which equally applies to running coax.

In Oregon, data cabling is considered the job of an Electrical Contractor, Limited Energy. This comes with requirements for bonding and insurance coverage.

Coax falls under the Low Energy Specialty classification that is a much cheaper license and doesn't feature the bonding and insurance requirements.

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 02:02 PM

Yeah because other is stopping people from using cat cabling in homes.

I hear your digital to analogue argument slice but sorry in just not buying it. Heck every thing wireless is rf!

And it's a bit misleading to say rf is forcing digital to be made analogue and back. That's not true it's all digital the entire time it's just pushed via rf.

And I don't think the evolution is going to be all about amount if data pushed through.

While a lot more would be good (envision cable splitting up and letting delivery be separate from
The providers and have networks able to push 100 times what they can today) then you could have ten options for tv carriers.

But really I think it will be an evolution of easier To build cables and terminate cabeling. And more bandwidth so you only need one cable chained To all devices in your home is also coming some day if they can all get along. FireWire was supposed to be that once upon a time.

Again all that relates to what I have said earlier as has most people here. Run very thing in use today and some nice empty conduit for tomorrow to a few key spots.

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