CEA-CompTIA DHTI+ Digital Home Technology Integrator All-In-One Exam Guide, Second Edition

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January 7, 2009


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0071546650 / 9780071546652


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A CEA-CompTIA DHTI+ Exam Guide and Desktop Reference--All in One!

Get complete coverage of all the material included on the CEA-CompTIA DHTI+ Digital Home Technology Integrator exam inside this comprehensive resource. Written by industry experts, this definitive exam guide features learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice questions, and in-depth explanations. More than 500 photos and drawings visually reinforce key technology integration concepts. Detailed and authoritative, this book serves as both a complete certification study guide and an essential on-the-job reference. Get full details on all exam topics, including how to:

  • Plan for new construction and remodeling projects
  • Design and install a home computer network
  • Install and troubleshoot structured wiring and cabling
  • Implement distributed audio and video technologies
  • Set up a residential communications system
  • Install and maintain home security and surveillance systems
  • Design and install a home lighting control system
  • Work with residential automation controllers
  • Integrate a home control system into the home data network

The CD-ROM features:

  • One full CEA-CompTIA DHTI+ practice exam
  • Complete electronic book

Table of contents

Part I: Home Technology Installation Basics
Chapter 1. Wire and Cable Basics
Chapter 2. Connector Types and Uses
Chapter 3. Wiring Installation Practices
Chapter 4. Troubleshooting Basics
Part II: Home Computer Networks
Chapter 5. Wiring Documentation
Chapter 6. Computer Network Hardware and Software
Chapter 7. Planning and Installing a Wired Network
Chapter 8. Designing and Installing a Wireless Network
Chapter 9. Troubleshooting a Home Network
Part III: Audio/Video Systems
Chapter 10. Distributed Audio System Basics
Chapter 11. Designing and Installing Distributed Audio Systems
Chapter 12. Troubleshooting Audio Systems
Chapter 13. Distributed Video Basics
Chapter 14. Designing and Installing Distributed Video Systems
Chapter 15. Troubleshooting Video Systems
Part IV: Telecommunications
Chapter 16. Home Communication System Basics
Chapter 17. Designing and Installing a Home Telephony System
Chapter 18. Troubleshooting and Maintaining Home Communication Systems
Part V: Security System Basics
Chapter 19. Security System Basics
Chapter 20. Home Security Devices
Chapter 21. Designing and Installing a Home Security System
Chapter 22. Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Home Security System
Part VI: Home Surveillance Systems
Chapter 23. Surveillance Camera Basics
Chapter 24. Designing and Installing a Home Surveillance System
Chapter 25. Troubleshooting a Home Surveillance System
Part VII: Home Lighting Systems
Chapter 26. Home Lighting Basics
Chapter 27. Home Lighting Devices
Chapter 28. Designing and Installing a Home Lighting System
Chapter 29. Troubleshooting and Maintaining a Home Lighting System
Part VIII: Home Control and Management
Chapter 30. User Interfaces
Chapter 31. Home Control Systems
Chapter 32. HVAC Controls
Chapter 33. Configuring a Home Control System
Chapter 34. Troubleshooting and Maintaining a Home Control System
Chapter 35. Power Protection
Part IX: Appendices
Appendix A. About the CD
Appendix B. Digital Home Technology Integration Glossary
Appendix C. CEA-CompTIA DHTI+ Exam Objectives

Author comments

Ron Gilster, MBA, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA i-Net+, CCNA, CCSE, is the bestselling author of PC Hardware: A Beginner's Guide.

Helen Heneveld, MBA, CEDIA Installer I, DHTI+, is a recognized industry expert who speaks, trains, and consults worldwide in the converging home systems industry.

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