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Kiran Posted: Mon, Mar 20 2017 12:33 PM

Hi

I'd like to start a thread on my whole house being renovated.

Some pictures below to start off with working on a new annex in the garden, garden lighting and audio and a fountain or pond because my mum won't allow for a tarmac racetrack πŸ˜‚

The annex will be an open plan summer house with 1 bedroom ensuite and packed with B&O on ML or NL.

Key points on install components:

Home automation: BLGW

Lighting: Lutron HomeWorks QS, Grafik Eye QS

Audio/Video: 4K 16x16 Atlona Matrix.

All rooms will have B&O NL TVs, B&O Music Systems or legacy TVs used as a music system through ML. I have many with the surround module.

All ensuites will have the BL3500

My setup will have 3 or 4 NL/ML Converters.

I will have a Masterlink for every person. A main unit in their bedroom - BS4/BS9000/BS3200/BS5 - connected to their ensuite BL3500 and rooms they like to chill with legacy equipment.

Garden audio will be TruAudio Outdoor Landscape series with 2 10inch underground subwoofers and 8 speakers hidden in the bushes.

All will be centralised in a dedicated server room in the main house.

I will keep this thread updated on the full build.

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Kiran replied on Mon, Mar 20 2017 1:00 PM
Below are pictures of all B&O equipment I currently have.

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Hungedu replied on Mon, Mar 20 2017 2:17 PM

Nice B&O collection. Good luck with the renovation. Thanks for sharing!

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Hi Kiran,

That looks like a superb project, with a good choice of B&O products inside - I'm very jealous! Big Smile 

Please keep us updated as the build progresses....

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Kiran replied on Mon, Mar 20 2017 5:09 PM

Thanks guys.

Pictures on more equipment and install soon πŸ‘πŸ»

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That is an impressive collection. Blimey, you are on your way to making a B&O museum. Wow, wow, wow. I want to visit when you're done: perhaps Lee can organise a ticket sale. I love how you hold on to older products rather than trading them in for the latest but maybe or maybe not the greatest.
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Kiran replied on Mon, Mar 20 2017 6:07 PM

seethroughyou:

That is an impressive collection. Blimey, you are on your way to making a B&O museum. Wow, wow, wow. I want to visit when you're done: perhaps Lee can organise a ticket sale. I love how you hold on to older products rather than trading them in for the latest but maybe or maybe not the greatest.

I hate trading anything in or selling. My dad bought his first Beocenter 9000 15-20 years ago and he's been on a roll since. Has me addicted.

I'm further developing everything with Masterlinks. I wish he knew about this.

It will only be B&O in my house.

You are most welcome to visit πŸ‘πŸ»

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PK replied on Mon, Mar 20 2017 6:31 PM

Wow! Really nice!

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I am trying to make my setup as slim as possible....

.....I am down to 4 rooms now --- and 3 pairs of headphones, the A1 and a BS8 ;-)))

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BAND'OH! replied on Mon, Mar 20 2017 10:09 PM

LOL I am with you! Minimalism for me too but you're project looks like it will be fun Kiran so do enjoy the ride! Smile

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BAND'OH! replied on Mon, Mar 20 2017 10:09 PM

LOL I am with you! Minimalism for me too but you're project looks like it will be fun Kiran so do enjoy the ride! Smile

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Kiran replied on Wed, Mar 22 2017 5:06 PM

Progress...

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Kiran replied on Thu, Mar 23 2017 6:13 PM
Progress...

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9 LEE replied on Thu, Mar 23 2017 6:42 PM

That's a very opulent chair for the carpenter! Big Smile

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Surely the luxury padded chair is for the B&O installer? Big Smile

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Kiran replied on Thu, Mar 23 2017 7:40 PM
Steve at Sounds Heavenly:

Surely the luxury padded chair is for the B&O installer?

I am the B&O installer πŸ˜‚

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Kiran replied on Sat, Mar 25 2017 2:18 PM

UPDATE

I will be installing Heatmiser NeoHub to control all central heating and underfloor heating.

This will eliminate any problems if the heating fails to talk to the home automation.

In the end, I don't want to call my home automation guy if the heating fails at any point.

I want every system to have independent control but be able to talk to the home automation so if anything fails through the home automation, I am still able to operate the function directly - lights, heating, blinds, music.

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BAND'OH! replied on Sun, Mar 26 2017 10:13 AM

Lutron is a good choice :)

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Kiran replied on Mon, Mar 27 2017 4:54 PM
RJ45 to ML.

Short, original and costs a bomb.

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Hi Kiran,

It may well be as cheap to run Masterlink cables instead of Cat cables for ML, this should give you better results over long cable lengths.

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Kiran replied on Mon, Mar 27 2017 5:18 PM

Steve at Sounds Heavenly:

Hi Kiran,

It may well be as cheap to run Masterlink cables instead of Cat cables for ML, this should give you better results over long cable lengths.

Hi Steve

I was thinking of doing that but the crimp for the ML connectors is £800 lol. I hate how even my B&O dealer currently cuts 2 ends off and then joins/solders the wires to make an ML cable. It doesn't sit right in my head like that.

In the future, if I want to stop using certain ML products and change to NL, it will be very easy as that data point will be RJ45 ready for anything if I stick with Cat6A.

Thanks for input ☺️ πŸ‘πŸ»

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mjmedlo replied on Mon, Mar 27 2017 6:08 PM
Kiran:

Hi Steve

I was thinking of doing that but the crimp for the ML connectors is Β£800 lol. I hate how even my B&O dealer currently cuts 2 ends of and joins/solders the wires to make an ML cable. It doesn't sit right in my head like that.

In the future, if I want to stop using certain ML products and change to NL, it will be very easy as that data point will be RJ45 ready for anything.

Thanks for input ☺️ πŸ‘πŸ»

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You could always use the ML junction they're cheap.

I'd go with Cat if it were me. Future proofing
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Hi Kiran,

I live 10 miles from Leicester and I have the ML crimps Wink  I also have around 1,000m of ML cable here....

Let me know if you need any ML cable or plugs fitting!

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Kiran replied on Mon, Mar 27 2017 6:30 PM
I'm going to stick with running Cat6a and RJ45 wall plates.

Any Masterlink will be done using the RJ45 to ML cable but I'm restricted to a white 1.5metre cable and the black one 30 centimetres.

Steve, could you make desired lengths of black RJ45 to ML?

I have asked you this before lol

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Hi Kiran,

I apologise that I don't currently make the ML to RJ45 cables, but if you need any Masterlink cables then I will be pleased to help.

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Piaf replied on Mon, Mar 27 2017 9:13 PM

Major impressive, a tribute to your superb taste! Big Smile

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Kiran replied on Mon, Mar 27 2017 9:45 PM
Steve at Sounds Heavenly:

Hi Kiran,

I apologise that I don't currently make the ML to RJ45 cables, but if you need any Masterlink cables then I will be pleased to help.

No worries πŸ‘πŸ» I always use you for all cabling anyway. If there is anything specific, I will surely bounce this off you ☺️

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Kiran replied on Mon, Mar 27 2017 9:56 PM
Piaf:

Major impressive, a tribute to your superb taste!

Jeff

Thanks Jeff!

More pictures soon! πŸ‘πŸ»

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badgersurf replied on Mon, Mar 27 2017 10:33 PM

You can get a 3m rj45 to ml cable which is part number 6270014, as broughtbone recently for my office

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Kiran replied on Tue, Mar 28 2017 8:13 AM
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You can get a 3m rj45 to ml cable which is part number 6270014, as broughtbone recently for my office

What colour?

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This was in white, they also do a 1.5 meter one. Your local dealer should be able to order them for you, I got mine from AVA when I had my Beolab 3 fixed by them

 

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Kiran replied on Tue, Mar 28 2017 8:44 AM
badgersurf:

This was in white, they also do a 1.5 meter one. Your local dealer should be able to order them for you, I got mine from AVA when I had my Beolab 3 fixed by them

I have the one you have. I can get them in various lengths. I am looking for the same in black. I can only get black 30cm.

Pics below.

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Kiran replied on Thu, Mar 30 2017 8:51 AM
Progress...

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Kiran replied on Thu, Mar 30 2017 9:07 AM

UPDATE

I am installing Lutron HomeWorks QS, seeTouch keypads, Pico wireless for cars, a few RF seeTouch tabletop keypads and 2 Grafik eye QS for the summer house and kitchen/dining area in main house.

I really don't need the Grafik eye QS in my setup but my mum loves the look of it lol.

Pictures below:

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Kiran replied on Fri, Mar 31 2017 8:15 AM
Progress...

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Kiran replied on Sat, Apr 1 2017 5:34 PM
BLGW arrived...

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I love my BLGW

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mjmedlo replied on Sun, Apr 2 2017 4:19 AM
Kiran:

UPDATE

I am installing Lutron HomeWorks QS, International seeTouch keypads everywhere, some Pico wireless switches, a few RF seeTouch tabletop keypads and 2 Grafik eye QS for the summer house and kitchen/dining area in main house.

I really don't need the Grafik eye QS in my setup but my mum loves the look of it lol.

Pictures below:

Everything will be ordered very shortly.

Summer house wiring is underway. Regards

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What made you choose home works over radiora2?

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Kiran replied on Sun, Apr 2 2017 8:05 AM
mjmedlo:

What made you choose home works over radiora2?

The RadioRA 2 is a wireless system.

I am doing everything hard wired except for the RF Tabletop remotes, Pico remotes and some occupancy sensors.

All windows will be wired up and ready to take Sivoia blinds.

πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

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Kiran replied on Sun, Apr 2 2017 12:03 PM
I now have the Beolink Gateway but I have no idea what I will be doing with it. Can anyone advise best use for my setup?

I have Lutron for lighting, fountains in the garden, sivoia blinds and operating the front gates.

I will have heatmiser neohub for the whole house heating.

Cameras still need to be bought. They will be dual/triple stream so I can use MJPEG stream for the BLGW if needed.

I will have iPads mounted using the B&O in-wall surrounds across the house.

Audio and Video will be covered through B&O Masterlink/Networklink and Atlona matrix.

I will have ceiling speakers throughout the house through a BeoAmp 16 and a few BS Essences in the server room and control through iDevices.

I have also learnt the ceiling speakers can connect to the TVs as long as there is a Cat for powerlink going back to the server room from the TV. I'm not sure about sound delay problems in this.

Any thoughts on what I need the BLGW for? LOL

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