Return to the Home Entertainment Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Install new cable outlet for TV

Posted by nitlsu (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 27, 08 at 17:46

The cable outlet we have is on the opposite wall as the TV. Currently we are running cable along the baseboards from across the room. I would like to have a new cable outlet installed on the wall behind the TV.

We have the dish on the roof on the back of our house and the cable goes to a central electrical/cable box in the master closet and then from there to the various rooms which have the cable TV outlets.

I had some questions...

1. Is this something I can do easily? If so is there any reference/instructions?

2. If I have to hire a pro - what's my best bet and what $$$ range am I looking at?

Thanks a bunch.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Install new cable outlet for TV

well, running inthe attic/crawlspace si usually not too hard. the hard part is fishing down the wall, esp if it is an exterior wall. you simply run the cable fromteh desired location to the wiring closet, then hook it up to the port your existing jack was using.

if you want to hire it out, call some alarm companies, they will be cheaper than an electrician, but it still won't be cheap unless this is super easy.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Home Entertainment Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here