87 Results for

power-line networking

Review

D-Link PowerLine AV2 2000 (DHP-701AV)

Though fast, the D-Link DHP-701AV power-line adapter kit is only slightly faster than less-expensive alternatives. Skip it for now and go with something cheaper.

By May 20, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating May 20, 2015
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Best wireless routers of 2015

CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.

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Get a power line Ethernet kit for $24.99 shipped

This is the cheapest option yet for bringing a wired Ethernet connection to the far corners of your house, no drilling required.

By September 8, 2014

Review

D-Link DHP-540 PowerLine AV 500 4-Port Gigabit Switch

Compact, good-looking, affordable, and fast, D-Link's PowerLine AV 500 4-Port Gigabit Switch DHP-540 makes a great device that extends your network both via traditional cables and electrical wiring.

By July 15, 2011

4 stars Editors' rating July 15, 2011
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D-Link DHP-501AV PowerLine AV 500 Adapter Starter Kit

Attractive, affordable, and very fast, D-Link's PowerLine AV 500 Adapter Starter Kit DHP-501AV is one of the best available in its class.

By July 15, 2011

4 stars Editors' rating July 15, 2011
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D-Link DHP-1320 Wireless N PowerLine Router

Supporting Wireless-N and HomePlug AV, the D-Link DHP-1320 Wireless N PowerLine Router is an ideal router for a home network that favors flexibility over performance. Its lack of support for Gigabit Ethernet, dual-band wireless, and the 500Mbps power-line standard, however, makes it less suitable for those who need to share or stream a large amount of data.

By May 3, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 3, 2011
Review

Gateway PLU-300 power-line USB adapter

Gateway's power-line adapter is well suited for networking in homes or small offices.

By May 28, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 28, 2004

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Broadcom brings Gigabit and Wi-Fi to power line networking

Broadcom's new HomePlug AV2-based power line chips offer up to 1.5Gbps and integrate Wi-Fi in an all-in-one system-on-a-chip approach.

By June 3, 2013

Review

Gateway PLE-310 power-line Ethernet adapter

Gateway's power-line adapter is well suited for networking in homes or small offices.

By May 6, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 6, 2004

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Home networking explained, part 7: Power line connections

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains home power line networking and answers frequently asked questions about the technology.

By May 13, 2013

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Extend your Wi-Fi network quickly via power-line with ZyXEL PLA4231

Editor Dong Ngo shows how to get a longer Wi-Fi range with the ZyXEL PLA4231

By March 29, 2013