Introduction: How to Make Your Home Stereo's Wiring a Little More Durable
So this all started at about 6:45am (cause i was board and awake) anyhow I had a LAN party coming up and I was thinking about bringing my home stereo to the party but its kind of problematic with the really flimsy wiring. So I said (Hey I haz The P0wer of z Ethernet cable!!1!) *slaps self for typing in 1337* .... ok not like that but close. any how to show you what I did and how ....go to the next page! (just a suggestion) XD
yay for sporadic thinking
Step 1: What Ye Need Yo!
Ok so you need the flowing t00ls:
soldering iron (dur)
glue gun (option)
heres the part list:
Five Surface Mount Housing, 2-Port for networking jacks
Six cat5 (or cat5e,cat6) [I used cat 5 cause there old and i had a bunch]
some Ethernet cable (what ever length you want)
note: if you want to make your own Ethernet cable I will have some picks up you will just need to get the parts and tools
ok next page
Step 2: Feel the BASS!!
lets start with the sub, mark one of the wires so we don't mix them up. (you will be sad other wise) then cut said wires to desired length and get your Ethernet box and jack.
so before i go any further there is a reason why I selected four specific wires.
Said reason is if I were to plug say a crossover cable in instead of just a regular patch cable, It will still work XD
any how the way I wired it was
the color is black/gray & gray for both ..... sucks
with Brown/White & Brown
then sub control was Blue/white & white
yay now its only one cable instead of two crappy cables
Charge on to phase 2
Step 3: L & R ?
So for the wire job i used one set of colors for left and the other for right
brown/white & brown
blue/white & blue
so that no one can screw it up ....
cut wire to length you want, then strip it (dur) solder coat it.
now put into cat jack punch down using the punch-down tool repeat process for other jacks mount on back of speakers.
for the plugs on the stereo look at the pics to see what I did
then after its all done *dance*