By Bob Catanzarite
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Wiring
Concept

What Do
You Want?

Planning 
Chapter 1

Planning 
Chapter 2


Buying Tools
Chapter 1


Buying Tools
Chapter 2

The Rough-In
Chapter 1

The Rough-In
Chapter 2

The Central Wiring Panel
Chapter 1

The Central Wiring Panel
Chapter2

Finishing

Coax Stripping

Coax Terminating

Compensate for
Video Losses

CATx Stripping
and Terminating
Chapter 1

CATx Stripping
and Terminating
Chapter 2

Home Network
Wiring and Setup
Chapter 1

Home Network
Wiring and Setup
Chapter 2

Home Network
Wiring and Setup
Chapter 3

Home Network
Wiring and Setup
Chapter 4

NEW!
VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol)

Wireless
Networks
Chapter 1

Wireless
Networks
Chapter 2

Pull Cords

Wiring Diagrams

More Photos

Reference

Links

Contact Me

Extra's

 

 

  2001
Bob Catanzarite

 

 

 

 

 

Links Page

Some of these links may not be working because the people hosting the links seem to change the URL's on a regular basis. Some change them faster that I can update them. If you find a link that is broken I'd suggest that you use your favorite search engine to find the new link location.

Have a link you think should be on this page?
Send it to me using the Contact Me page

 

Structured Wiring Links

Levitons EXCELLENT publications - Strategies
Suggest a good link for Structured Wiring using my Contact Me page.

 

Home Networking Links

Practically Networked  - http://www.practicallynetworked.com/
Lots of Home Networking Help - http://www.homenethelp.com/
Great Site with a lot of Wireless and wired information - http://www.SmallNetBuilder.com/  
Home PC Network -
http://www.homepcnetwork.com
How Stuff Works - Home Networking -
http://www.howstuffworks.com/home-network.htm
How Stuff Works - Routers -  - http://www.howstuffworks.com/router.htm
How Stuff Works - Firewalls - http://www.howstuffworks.com/firewall.htm
How Stuff Works - Power Line Networks - http://www.howstuffworks.com/power-network.htm
How Stuff Works - Phone Line Networking - http://www.howstuffworks.com/phone-network.htm
How Stuff Works - Wireless Networking - http://www.howstuffworks.com/wireless-network.htm
Lots of great info here - http://www.tiaonline.org/standards/category6/  
Good Help Desk and a FREE newsletter - Check it out!  -  http://www.cabling-design.com/helpdesk/  


Ethernet Wiring Links

How Stuff Works - Ethernet - http://www.howstuffworks.com/ethernet.htm
Steve DeRose's Guide to CAT wiring  - http://www.stg.brown.edu/~sjd/wiring/CAT5-wiring.html
Charles Spurgeon's Ethernet Web Site - VERY GOOD  - http://www.ethermanage.com/ethernet/ethernet.html 
Grants Wiring Closet  - http://www.grantscloset.com/
John's Wiring Closet - VERY GOOD  - http://www.johnscloset.net/
Home Tech's Learn More Section - VERY GOOD  - http://www.hometech.com/learn/index.html
Low Voltage Home Pre-Wire Guide - VERY GOOD  - http://www.wildtracks.cihost.com/homewire/
The Siemon Company  - http://www.siemon.com/
Leviton - Voice and Data Division - Leviton is one that changes their URL's often so your your favorite search engine.
Leviton - Strategies Document - VERY GOOD - - Leviton is one that changes their URL's often so your your favorite search engine. 
Fast Ethernet Training by Hadriel Kaplan - http://www.iol.unh.edu/training/fe/fast_ether.pdf
Twisted Pair - How It Works -  http://duxcw.com/digest/Howto/network/cable/cable4.htm
ePanarama - Great Information and  Great Links - http://www.epanorama.net/links/wire_telecom.html

 

Other Wiring Type Links

Phone Man's Home Page  - http://www.homephonewiring.com
Phone Line Networking - http://www.homepna.org/
Low Voltage Home Pre-Wire Guide  - http://www.wildtracks.cihost.com/homewire/
Home Tech's Learn More Section  - http://www.hometech.com/learn/index.html
Channel Vision  - http://www.channelvision.com/
Channel Master  - http://www.channelmaster.com/
Channel Plus  - http://www.multiplextechnology.com/products.html
Belden Website - http://www.belden.com/index.cfm
DSL Wiring Tip - http://dslnuts.com/DSLwiring.shtml  

Lots of interesting links -  http://www.homeautomationindex.com/   
Great source of knowledge - http://www.bluejeanscable.com/articles/index.htm  
This supplier offers a LOT of free knowledge - http://www.audioholics.com/
Somewhat helpful
- http://www.cat-5-cable-wiring.com/ 

Fiber Optics Links

Suggest a good link for Fiber Optics using my Contact Me page.

Wireless Networking

All sorts of GREAT stuff - Just go there and see - http://www.homenethelp.com/802.11b/index.asp
Great Site with a lot of Wireless and wired information - http://www.SmallNetBuilder.com/ 
As you might guess- All about 802.11 - http://www.80211-planet.com/
Just a very good site about networking of all sorts - http://www.practicallynetworked.com/
Good stuff on wireless security - http://arstechnica.com/paedia/w/wireless-security-howto/home-802.11b-1.html
Good stuff on wireless security - http://arstechnica.com/paedia/w/wireless/security-1.html

 

Phone Line and Power Line Networking Links 

Suggest a good link for Phone and Powerline Networks using my Contact Me page.
Fred Langa's comments on Power Line Networking - http://www.informationweek.com/story/IWK20030108S0003
About mixing ethernet and phone in the same cable - http://www.zytrax.com/tech/layer_1/cables/mixed.html  NEW

Structured Wiring Suppliers

Home Tech - http://www.hometech.com/home/index.html

Central Wiring Panel Links

Channel Vision - http://www.channelvision.com/
IBM Home Director - Use an internet search engine to find this one
Home Tech Solutions - http://www.hometech.com/home/index.html
Leviton Structured Media - Use an internet search engine to find this one

Tools

Greenlee Tools - http://www.greenlee.textron.com/
Home Tech - http://www.hometech.com/home/index.html
Paladin Tool - http://www.paladin-tools.com/  

Broadband Internet Links  

Speed Guide -  http://www.speedguide.net/
DSL Reports - http://www.dslreports.com
Navis Cable Modem/DSL Tuning Guide -  http://cable-dsl.home.att.net/


Gigabit Ethernet  

Really good stuff here - http://www.zytrax.com/tech/layer_1/cables/tech_lan.htm   
A Cisco Article - http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/cc/techno/media/lan/gig/tech/1000b_sd.htm
A good overview from SmallNetBuilder - http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/Sections-article41-page1.php
About mixing ethernet and phone in the same cable - http://www.zytrax.com/tech/layer_1/cables/mixed.html   
More good stuff here - http://www.ertyu.org/~steven_nikkel/ethernetcables.html   

VOIP  

This link leads to a lot of good information - http://michigantelephone.mi.org/distribute.html

Other Related Links

Structured Wiring Supplier - http://www.bcodist.com
Finding a local installer is one area where you can suggest links to. Send them to me using
the Contact Me page.

 

Local Installers

Southern Cal Telecom, Inc - http://san-diego-cabling.com/

 

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