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Hi

Does anyone have any experiemce of using a  Balun for distributing AV using
CAT5?

Thanks




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Yes, works great, they are really required when the runs start getting
more than 50 or 100 feet to get a good picture. What is your question?

Martin Custer
www.AutomatedOutlet.com



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Do the picture/sound degrade?

Thanks

> Yes, works great, they are really required when the runs start getting
> more than 50 or 100 feet to get a good picture. What is your question?
>
> Martin Custer
> www.AutomatedOutlet.com
>




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qqqq wrote:

> Hi

> Does anyone have any experiemce of using a  Balun for distributing AV
> using
> CAT5?

> Thanks

Works like a charm. Actually, sometimes you don't even need to use a
balun. Depends on your distances.

What exactly would you like to know?


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Thank

Do you have wiring diagram or guidance of using Cat5 without a Balun?

Thanks
> qqqq wrote:
>
> > Hi
>
> > Does anyone have any experiemce of using a  Balun for distributing AV
> > using
> > CAT5?
>
> > Thanks
>
> Works like a charm. Actually, sometimes you don't even need to use a
> balun. Depends on your distances.
>
> What exactly would you like to know?
>
>
> --
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> http://www.cabling-design.com
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> premises cabling users and pros
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Re: Balun & AV


Nothing specific really. It depends on your acceptable level of picture
quality. Normally you should be goot for about 100 feet or so without
baluns.

Martin Custer
www.AutomatedOutlet.com



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I agree with Martin, 100 feet would do just fine. We run 25-75 ft almost
every day in schools (a link between a teacher's outlet and a projector
location that's below the ceiling in the middle of the classroom), and
have done tests for up to 125ft. No visually detectable picture quality
degradation over (good quality) CAT5E cable.

On the question of pinouts: that's the thing with non-standard
applications: you can pick your own pinout. Just make sure you use the
same pinout on both ends.

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