All about Powerline Adapters
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Ethernet Powerline Adapters networking is a technology which is used to communicate data through the electrical wiring in your place. Now you are thinking its a typical installation but the process is quite simple. Networking is a technology which is used to communicate data through the electrical wiring. After installation, it can provide a wired Internet connection to devices that Wi-Fi can’t reach. That’s why Powerline technology is usually considered an alternative to Wi-Fi.
Ethernet Powerline setups can grow as large as the building is. Most Ethernet Powerline solutions start with just two small devices (the two adapters). The first device plugs into an outlet and connects to your router. The second adapter plugs into an outlet near the device you want to connect to the Internet.
That first adapter takes the Ethernet protocol used by your router and turns it into a Powerline protocol, using electrical signals to transmit data through the wiring in your house to the second device. The second adapter takes the Powerline protocol and turns it back into an Ethernet signal. Connect an Ethernet cable to the second adapter, and you can provide a wired network connection without an Ethernet cord between the two devices.
Powerline networking works with all devices that can connect to the Internet through an Ethernet cable. Each adapter can work with the others to create a sort of digital map of discovered stations and their connections.
It is best for big homes where wifi connectivity is very low in some areas or rooms. To get rid of that issue, it’s worth investing in a powerline network adapter. Ethernet powerline network adapters are different from Wi-Fi extender/repeater. It creates a signal that runs through the existing electrical wiring in your home. The first adapter gets plugged into the wall, router via Ethernet cable and the second one gets plugged into a wall outlet near the devices you’re looking to boost the signal to.
If you are confused in selecting the best one? Don’t worry, Read on to learn more about powerline network adapters and find the best one for your home.
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Best Powerline Networking Adapters
TP-Link TL-PA4010KIT AV500 Nano
- Home plug AV standard compliant high-speed data transfer rates of up to 500Mbps
- Miniature design, smaller than most powerline adapters at the market, blends discreetly in front of any power outlet
- No new wires, easy plug, and play operation, no configuration required
- Patented power saving mode automatically reduces power consumption by up to 85%
|Item Height||8.4 Centimeters|
|Item Width||11.7 Centimeters|
|Item Weight||390 g|
|Product Dimensions||17 x 11.7 x 8.4 cm|
|Item model number||TL-PA4010KIT|
|Included Components||Powerline Ethernet Adapter, Ethernet cable (RJ45), Resource CD and Quick Installation Guide|
D-Link Powerline AV2 2000
|Item Height||48 Millimeters|
|Item Width||7.1 Centimeters|
|Item Weight||136 g|
|Product Dimensions||9.9 x 7.1 x 4.8 cm|
|Item model number||DHP-701AV|
TRENDnet TPL-406E2K 500Mbps
- Includes two TPL-406E adapters
- Networking with electrical outlets
- Compact form factor saves space
- Up to 80% power savings
- Use one unit to transmit, and up to 7 additional TPL-406Es to receive a network signal*
|Item Height||43 Millimeters|
|Item Width||5 Centimeters|
|Item Weight||49.9 g|
|Product Dimensions||7 x 5 x 4.3 cm|
|Item model number||TPL-406E2K|
|Item Height||12.3 Centimeters|
|Item Width||30 Millimeters|
|Item Weight||680 g|
|Product Dimensions||6.8 x 3 x 12.3 cm|
|Item model number||TL-PA8010 KIT|