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I just completed a major remodeling job on kitchen and dining room. Wife decided well after the fact that she would like a new HDTV for the kitchen. She wants new tv wall mounted. The problem is there is no room for the reciever (currently HR21-700) and of course she don't want any cables showing.

Some of the LG's (preferred brand) seem to offer a wireless input. Looking at around a 37 to 42 size.

Looks like DTV has a wireless option but it seems to point more towards Direct Cinema than anything else. Rub there is I have Hughesnet for an ISP with a 425 MB usage allowance per day.

What I'm looking for I guess is a way to have the DTV reciever connect to the LAN side of my network and transmit it to the TV wirelessly...
Is this do able ?
 

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The H25 is the size of a hard cover book. I believe you can buy a RF kit for it. So you could mount it behind the TV.
 

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Moral of the story. You cannot run enough wire when you have the wall open. HDMI, a couple ethernet, a couple RG6, a run of coax terminated with RCA connectors for a subwoofer, seven pairs of speaker wire, and a couple runs of #10 power wire. Make some sort of access in a closet, or behind a piece of furniture or in a cabinet back. Run that set of wires to any possible place you might hook up a computer or any home media. It is cheap and easy to do when you have the wall open. And always reserve some cubic feet for media stuff.

Another thing to do when planning a new space is to see if there is a way to build in an infinite baffle subwoofer. If you do that be sure you have the correct cabling for a pro amplifier. Usually some runs of XLR and power cable.
 

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Jerry_K said:
Moral of the story. You cannot run enough wire when you have the wall open. HDMI, a couple ethernet, a couple RG6, a run of coax terminated with RCA connectors for a subwoofer, seven pairs of speaker wire, and a couple runs of #10 power wire. Make some sort of access in a closet, or behind a piece of furniture or in a cabinet back. Run that set of wires to any possible place you might hook up a computer or any home media. It is cheap and easy to do when you have the wall open. And always reserve some cubic feet for media stuff.

Another thing to do when planning a new space is to see if there is a way to build in an infinite baffle subwoofer. If you do that be sure you have the correct cabling for a pro amplifier. Usually some runs of XLR and power cable.
Not a bad idea, but you end up running a lot of wire that you may never need. When I finished my basement, I built a closet to hold all my DVR and ethernet hubs. I then ran 1 1/2 inch electrical PVC to every room where I might need some type of connection. Originally all the cables were composite then later component and now HDMI. The only thing I would do differently now is I would have run 2 inch PVC instead of 1 1/2. Since I now run multiple HDMI cables to each TV, some of the conduit is getting quite full.
 

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Since I now run multiple HDMI cables to each TV, some of the conduit is getting quite full.
Consider HDMI wall plates. They're relatively cheap and you don't have to worry about fishing connectors and ferrites.

That and when it comes time to upgrade to a new standard, you stand a better chance of being able to use the existing CAT6 and just replace the wall plates.
 
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