The ZyXel Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit is currently the fastest way to extend a network to a place in your home where your Wi-Fi signal can't reach.
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These aren't the cheapest smart bulbs you can buy, but Osram's Lightify LED Starter Kit is more affordable than Philips or Belkin's, and arguably more feature-rich, too. As a legitimate competitor, it deserves consideration.
D-Link announces the availability of the first AV2 2000 PowerLine kit, the DHP-701AV, that's capable of delivering much faster speed over a home's electrical wiring compared with existing power line adapters.
With new low-cost color-changing LEDs, this already ambitious setup looks even better in 2014.
The Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit (model PLA5206KIT) from Zyxel
With stellar performance and support for the new HomePlug AV2 standard, the PLEK500 is an easy recommendation.
There's nothing groundbreaking about this simple system, but for basic small home security, it gets the job done.
With automatic dimming, built-in motion detection, and a tunable color temperature, this connected bulb looks like a smart partner for the learning thermostat.
You'll almost certainly need to expand upon this kit in order for your system to be particularly useful, and for the majority of buyers, we're not convinced that Insteon is worth the investment. Start elsewhere.
The Comtrend PG-9172 G.hn Powerline Adapter has near-Gigabit performance but the suggested price is too high for what it has to offer.