These DIY Video Game Rooms Will Make You Totally Envious
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He started by ripping out the drywall and wiring and arranging the cables, which was no small feat since he wired it for two TV’s and three signals (Composite, Component and HDMI).
He says, “Since I wanted every television and console to always be powered and plugged in, I installed one electrical outlet per television and 4 outlets for the consoles. Then, I brought all of the video cables between the two televisions for easy swapping, using central vacuum outlets to bring the cables in the wall.” He elected to distribute things across four fuses to cut down his risk.
High Resolution Cable Set Up
He says, “I brought all of the HDMI cables (X360, PS3, PS4 and laptop) through a cables wall plate. Then, I used HDMI cables to extend both televisions inputs between them, with dual HDMI outlets. So the left HDMI outlet sports HDMI 1 and HDMI 2 of the left television, same for the right one, allowing me to choose which console to plug where. The top Toslink outlet is linked to the surround sound system, allowing me to choose what television will be using it.”
Low-Resolution Cable Set Up – Looking Good!
He says, “I did the same thing for the Composite and the Component cables, for the NES, SNES, Genesis, Wii and PS2. I decided to merge both television's Composite inputs in the same wall plate, for economic and stud reasons.”
To Hide The Cables, He Could Just Swivel The TV’s Since They Were On Swivel Mounts. Sweet!
Where he tinkers with old headphones and where he keeps his server rack to power his devices plus those of his family (including five kids).
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