The Netgear Powerline 1200 kit is the affordable answer to those needing a reliable, fast and convenient solution to extend their wired home network.
The top routers that support the new 802.11ac standard on the market. Since there are not many of them, all of those on this list are the best of their kind.
The Extollo delivers everything you'd want in a power-line adapter, and its pass-through feature makes the somewhat awkward beefy body easily forgivable.
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.
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.
The Trendnet Powerline 500 AV2 Adapter is an excellent and fast way to extend your home network to places where Wi-Fi signal can't reach.
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.
The Trendnet TPL-406E is a fast way to extend your home network, while saving both time and money.
The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.
With stellar performance and support for the new HomePlug AV2 standard, the PLEK500 is an easy recommendation.
CNET editor Dong Ngo reveals his new favorite powerline kit -- the Extollo LANSocket 1500 -- and his favorite thing to do with it. Hint: It has nothing to do with networking.