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HTI+ Exam Cram™ 2 (Exams HTO-101, HTO-102) by Max Main

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Device Connectivity for Structured-wiring Design

A structured-wiring topology also needs cables to connect the individual rooms to the distribution panel and punch-down blocks. Some types of short, high-performance cables are also needed to connect audio/video components. This section describes the characteristics of the media types required to complete the residential structured-wiring design.

Coaxial Cable

Coaxial cable is recommended for video signal distribution for all residential low-voltage cabling. It is used for connecting satellite receiving antenna systems to standard TV, digital, and HDTV receivers. Type RG-6 coaxial cable is recommended for all video signal connectivity in new as well as remodeled residential construction because ...

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