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Structured Wiring

Why Structured Wiring is Essential to the Connected Home

October 14, 2016

The ideal smart home automation system is built upon a strong foundation of structured wiring. While wireless systems are quickly becoming the new norm, having multiple wireless devices active at the same time in your home can weaken overall signal strength and create interference. Communication between devices can be slowed down or disrupted. » Read More

Legrand Expands On-Q Keystone Color Options

April 24, 2015

Legrand is the master of color options, especially when it comes to wallplate choices. The On-Q Studio wallplates, for example, come in a whopping 17 colors. Now, Legrand has expanded the color options for their On-Q Keystone Multi-media Wallplates by adding gray and stainless steel to their existing selection of White, Light Almond, Ivory, Brown » Read More

Inside Leviton’s Structured Media Center

June 13, 2013

Once a novelty, the wired home has become essential, providing crucial access to advances such as high-speed Internet, digital television and data networking – advances that are becoming vital to functioning in the digital age. The challenge lies in creating an infrastructure that works with the systems already in a home, one that anticipates » Read More

New: On-Q Power Over Ethernet Injector

January 19, 2013

The compact On-Q/Legrand 4-Port POE Injector provides 15W of power for a variety of PoE compatible devices and is designed to easily mount into any On-Q/Legrand enclosure. It provides full 48VDC power for any remote IEEE 802.3af powered device, such as a third-party wireless access point, IP phone, or IP camera over Cat5 wiring. Provides 15W of » Read More

CEPro: 3 Product Categories Poised for Comebacks

November 1, 2012

A great story from CEPro: Now that new home construction appears to be on the comeback, which home technologies will stand to benefit the most? Several product categories that are extremely dependent on new construction have certainly had a tough time migrating to the existing home market, namely central vacuum, structured wiring and multiroom » Read More

How to protect your drywall while pulling wire

May 5, 2011

The Arlington Wire Bushing is used to install low voltage Class 2 wire through wall finish. It is designed to cover the cut edge of the opening and is paintable. Choose from 0.5 Inch, 0.875 Inch, 1.125 Inch, and 2 Inch Hole Size. Provides a great-looking job and easy, smooth insertion of cable through wall Quick installation with a drill bit or a » Read More