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Can connect tv with hdmi to cat 5 house cabling

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February 6, 2012 1:02:36 AM

I have CAT 5 cabling throughout the house. Can I connect (or how do I connect?) my TV which has HDMI output to my CAT 5 cabling and stream from my PC to TV??
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Marilyn
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February 7, 2012 7:27:26 PM

If your PC has an HDMI output then you can use 1 or 2 cat5 cables with the appropriate adapters at both ends of the CAT5 cables. Just google "HDMI over CAT5"
The CAT5 cables cannot be used for any other purpose.
February 10, 2012 12:23:29 AM

I was actually going to ask a similar question, so not meaning to hijack. I'm having a new house built, and met with my builder tonight. In the house I have, I've actually ran HDMI cables to the different rooms. He suggested using CAT 5. Is there any problem with signal loss or anything?
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