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When using a recessed box like this with HDMI keystones will there be room to plug the cable in, since the box it recessed plus the 1" the keystone will take up, i'm not sure if there will be room to plug the HDMI cable in. The wall cavity is 2x4 construction so only 3.5" of depth.




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I found the specs for the box: http://www.aimedia.co/media/line-drawings/TVBU505.pdf

I don't think there is room to use a standard keystone, I calculated it and there will only be about 1.2" from the back of the keystone sheetrock on the other side.
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Depends on the minimum bend radius of the cable. You can always use a port saver to avoid damaging the cable by bending it too tightly.
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One of these may work, just he CL2 cable in the wall is a bit heavy afraid it may come unplugged from gravity over time since the connector will be pointing down.

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...afraid it may come unplugged from gravity over time since the connector will be pointing down.
Tape the connectors together.
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Assuming this is going behind a TV, you'd be better off using a scoop plate (or nothing) and bringing the HDMI cable directly out of the wall to the TV input. Reduces the number of connections, and also gives you a lot more angle / slack to connect to the TV (which may be parallel to the wall anyway). If the cable in the wall isn't long enough, a coupler would work (same as the keystone).

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I like this brushed pass-through, been wanting to try it.



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