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power-line networking

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Spring Preview 2013 - DO NOT USE

Maybe it's a little early to be getting in line for these gadgets, but they are the products we just

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Actiontec Wireless Network Extender Plus Powerline Network Adapter 500 Kit (PWR51WK01)

The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.

March 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 14, 2014
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ZyXel PLA4231 500 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender

Current power-line users with large homes will benefit from the ZyXel PLA4231's network extension capabilities; however, there are alternatives that offer similar benefits for less.

March 27, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating March 27, 2013
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Actiontec 500 Mbps Powerline Network Adapter Kit (PWR511K01)

While not perfect, the Actiontec PWR511K01 for now offers the best value among power-line adapter kits on the market.

January 8, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating January 8, 2013
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ZyXel PLA4205 500 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

The ZyXel PLA4205 power line adapter is an excellent alternative to using regular Ethernet or Wi-Fi to connect more devices to a home network.

April 15, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating April 15, 2013
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Dropcam Pro

The Dropcam Pro dramatically improves on the company's already impressive previous generation wireless home-monitoring camera.

October 10, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 10, 2013
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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

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WD My Cloud

For a low-cost entry-level network storage device, the WD My Cloud is very impressive both in performance and features, making it one of the best deals for home users.

October 2, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 2, 2013
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iControl Networks Piper

Don't expect Piper's slight build to mean that it's short on performance. This $239 all-in-one security system offers a great value for smaller homes and budding DIYers.

December 19, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating December 19, 2013

MSRP: $239.00

Article

Home networking Part 7: Power line connections explained

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