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BJ88

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Joined 18 June 2013
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1 month1 monthBJ88BJ88 posted:
TV antennas? Phone lines? Who needs them?

A lot of your comments are not exactly true
TV Antennas are still used in pretty much every home, unless the owner only likes Foxtel. Rarely that only VOD /…

1 month1 monthBJ88BJ88 posted:
Home Theater Installation

Too many variables, what outlets, conduits and provisions you require depends on what you want out of your home theatre system, which then decides which equipment needs to run, which…

1 month1 monthBJ88BJ88 posted:
TV mounted above gas fireplace yay or nay?

Generally not an issue with heat, the brick wall won't conduct the heat and as most heat is radiated, the TV again will not receive this heat directly.
So long as…

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7 months7 monthsBJ88BJ88 posted:
CAT6 Wiring cost "per point"

It really depends, everybody charges a different price for CAT6 cabling. For example here in some of the Data cabling in Perth we did, we would charge perhaps $130-$180…

7 months7 monthsBJ88BJ88 posted:
TV Antenna

Most builders don't include TV Antennas in their builds, as some people don't end up needing one right away, have their own preference of the type they chose or where…

7 months7 monthsBJ88BJ88 posted:
A Guide to Terminology and Acronyms

Just to add a few suggestions
NVR - Network Video Recorder
DTV - Digital TV
FTA - Free to Air
PTV - Pay TV

7 months7 monthsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Smart Home Network Diagram

Excellent setup, I often use some of that equipment in smart wiring installations we do. The Hikvision NVR is a nice piece of equipment.

2 years2 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Media room setup

Connect all your devices to your AVR / Receiver and then one HDMI going to projector and switch between devices using your AVR remote, same as if you were to…

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2 years2 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Home Group WA - WE ARE IN!

Looking great guys, hard work pays off

2 years2 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Top Effort guys

2 years2 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Media Room.. cables in wall cavity

Any cabling that can potentially connect to the telecommunications network requires a cabers licence to be installed and maintained. Coax cable for TV was not considered as Comms cabling…

2 years2 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
IP CCTV system recommendations

Cameras with vari focal lens can come in two different styles. One is non motorized that is adjusted via a screw on the body camera. This gives users…

2 years2 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
cinema room

Nice work mate, coming along well.

2 years2 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Add another TV socket

Most antenna installers should be able to complete that job as it's not overly complex.

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
IP CCTV system recommendations

Format they record in is H264, can be viewed by any media player that has that codec.
Trial and error is the best method for lens selection.
The effective quality increase of…

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Soundbar vs Bulkhead speakers

The picture doesn't load.

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Hills Home Hub Telstra Velocity Data Sockets not working

Do you have a switch in the hub that connects all the data points together?

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
HGWA building nightmare

Damn what a shame

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
HGWA building nightmare

Damn what a shame

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Home Networking Issues

The simplest way is to connect your router to the NTD, then all the data points to the router

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Pacom, Bosch or Samsung CCTV

OK this is a very hard question to answer.
Bosch and Samsung both have different lineups each of varying quality vs price so it depends what you are trying to measure…

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Home Group WA - WE ARE IN!

Love those bench tops

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Awesome work guys, I love Nedlands such a nice leafy Suburb.

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Priority for increasing home value

I would say anything that gives the house a new look, first impressions are what buyers want. Good idea on the bright colours they make the house appear larger…

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
How many data points did you put in?

A suggestion for data cabling for CCTV
You opt to run all your cables to the Hub, this will allow you to run the NVR at any room in the house…

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Clueless about renovating

Definitely take your time and don't set deadlines I'd say that is one of the most important things.

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Insulation - 2 layers better than 1?

The installation cost would probably have you, what is the price difference for the materials?

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Re: SOAKWELLS - How easy are they to put in and install ?

I'm interested in soakwells too, who are the guys that most people use in Perth?

3 years3 yearsBJ88BJ88 posted:
Home Group WA - WE ARE IN!

Jeeze just read how many issues you had a couple of pages back, all fixed or getting there?

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Hi All.
Thought I'd join up on the Forum after a while of reading.
I'm an Antenna Installer / Audiovisual Tech from Perth.
If anybody has any questions or need any advice of…

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