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[Discuss] Future-proofing a house for networking -- what to run?

Hi BLUers,

If you had the ability to future-proof your house (imagine open studs,
so you could run anything you wanted), what would you run.  Assume a max
of 6 cables per drop?

Last time I ran 4x Cat6A and 2x RG6.  However I'm never using both RG6
F-connectors, so I figured I could replace that with something else.
And before you ask, yes, I *AM* using all 4 RJ45 connectors in some of
my drops (and in one place I wish I had MORE Rj45).  So, what else
should I run?

My current theory is 4x Cat6A, 1x RG6, and 1x Fiber.

However I'm not sure what kind of "fiber" to run, nor what kind of
connector I should use.

Any suggestions or recommendations?


       Derek Atkins                 617-623-3745
       derek at   
       Computer and Internet Security Consultant

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