Performing board-level diagnosis of a MacBook Pro that doesn't turn on
Ubiquiti CloudKey controller
Upgrading a business client's network from a 10-year old Linksys router to a modern, cloud-manageable Ubiquiti network
Type 110 punchdown block
A 110 block at a business client's location; 110 blocks are modern versions of older 66 blocks and are used to distribute landline phone and Ethernet wiring through buildings.
Network rack during upgrade
Business client's existing 19" depth network rack, during an upgrade performed by Geeks for Business. We are removing old equipment and installing a new 24-port Ethernet switch, a new router, PDU (power distribution unit), and patch panel
A business client's new Ethernet patch panel during an extensive network upgrade performed by Geeks for Business.
Additional wiring between the new patch panel and the customer's existing Ethernet switch
Plywood backing for structured wiring installation
Installing plywood backing in a customer's basement, on masonry, to support a structured wiring cabinet from which all of the customer's low voltage cabling will be distributed
Structured wiring cabinet
Installing a structured wiring cabinet, with new Ethernet and coaxial cable distributed throughout the customer's home.
Terminating Cat6 Ethernet cable
Here, we're terminating Cat6 Ethernet cable with pass-through RJ-45 connectors
Structured wiring installation
Having installed the structured wiring cabinet, patch panel, surge protector, outlets, and other items, we're making all the connections for Ethernet, phone, and coaxial
Customer's network rack
Wire shelving used to store the customer's network attached storage server, AT&T fiber modem, and other items
Structured wiring installation, completed
Having made all the necessary connections between the switch and patch panel, cable tidying is done and the structured wiring install is complete
Audio-visual rack for a church
A client at a church requested that we install new AV equipment for their service recordings and Zoom services during the pandemic. Geeks for Business installed cameras, mixers, microphones, a new workstation PC, and networking equipment for the church.
A custom-built workstation PC by Geeks for Business.
Diagnosing issues with outside telephone wiring
Geeks for Business performed diagnostics on outdoor phone wiring to remedy dropped Internet connections over DSL for a rural client
Network rack at a hospice care facility
Geeks for Business upgraded a local hospice care facility's network with new power distribution hardware, new switches, routers, and WiFi access points, and new network racks
Ubiquiti WiFi access point
Geeks for Business installed a new wireless network for a retail client in Chapel Hill, NC
Structured wiring cabinet with patch panel
An older structured wiring cabinet from a 1980s home. Geek Housecalls rewired the cabinet, installing new Ethernet and coaxial cable, as well as a new router, switch, TV antenna, and TV antenna amplifier. The patch panel is mounted above the wiring alcove as the cabinet was not wide enough to accommodate it.
New outlet and TV wall mount
Geek Housecalls installed a new electrical receptacle, as well as a new wall mount for a large OLED television at a client's home
TV mounted on wall mount
The 65" TV has been mounted on the wall mount and connected to power and coax
Finished TV wall mount
The final product: a 65" OLED TV on an articulating wall mount