Articles about powerline

PG&E Should Try This ALPS Drone For Fully Automated Power Grid Inspections
ALPS, known for its in-car electronics components has put together a Done system that can autonomously inspect powerline infrastructure.

EnGenius Powerline Media Adapter Kits Announced
[CES 2013] If you’ve got multiple devices at home that requires connection to the internet, such as gaming consoles, audio/visual equipment and computers, then EnGenius’ newly announced Powerline adapter kits might be of interest to you. The company has announced several as part of the Powerline lineup, so depending on your needs, such as home or office, networking or gaming EnGenius is hoping that they will have something for you.

DLNA approves HomePlug AV and HD-PLC Powerline networking
I personally do not have a soft spot for proprietary standards, but that does not really matter to huge corporations who, from time to time, want to roll out a proprietary format so that you will remain their loyal customer at all times. Well, the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), HomePlug Powerline Alliance and HD-PLC Alliance today announced that DLNA has given its nod of approval for both HomePlug AV […]

D-Link has new mini adapters for PowerLine 200Mbps needs
D-Link, a name that is synonymous with quality networking devices and peripherals, have just announced a bunch of new mini adapters that will cater for PowerLine 200Mbps speeds – and they are the PowerLine AV Mini Adapter (DHP-310AV), the PowerLine AV Mini Adapter Starter Kit (DHP-311AV), and the PowerLine AV 4-Port Switch Mini Adapter Starter Kit (DHP-348AV).

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ZyXEL PLA4205 500Mbps Powerline Adapter
How many of you use Powerline adapters at home? It hasn’t really been that widespread to date, but for folks who are looking for something new on the horizon, perhaps ZyXEL can help you out with their new PLA4205 500Mbps Powerline Adapter. Specially designed to deliver accelerated home networking throughput across existing electrical wiring, the ZyXEL PLA4205 is capable of offering more than enough bandwidth to run multiple HD media […]

TRENDnet TPL-402E 500Mbps Powerline AV adapter with Bonus Outlet
[CES 2011] TRENDnet has announced its 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter with Bonus Outlet and 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter with Bonus Outlet Kit, bearing model numbers TPL-402E and TPL-402E2K respectively. In case you didn’t notice it, the latter is a package that offers two units of the former.One of the major downsides of Powerline adapters out there is that you tend to lose a power outlet, since the adapter is occupying […]

Atheros Hybrid Networking Merges Wireless With Powerline Networking
Wireless networking is extremely useful since you won’t have to pull those messy cables around the house. That being said, sometimes you might have areas or rooms in your house that have trouble receiving the wireless signal. Often the solution has been a separate product that relied on powerline networking, which used the electrical outlets in your home. Now Atheros has come up with its Hybrid Router, combining the two […]

Netgear delivers first PowerLine Wireless N Extender
Netgear decides that wireless is the way to go, and the company has just introduced a new wireless N and PowerLine networking combination which will be able to offer an instant high-throughput Wi-Fi network that rides along to your home wiring as long as there is a free electrical outlet around. According to Netgear, the AV 200 is capable of extending your current Wi-Fi network at speeds of up to […]

Netgear offers new Powerline Kits
Netgear, a world leader when it comes to networking products, is back with a bang by offering a couple of next-generation HomePlug AV-certified powerline kits in the form of the compact Powerline AV 500 Adapter Kit (XAVB5001) and the Powerline AV+ 500 Adapter Kit (XAVB5501) which comes with a filtered “pass-through” power socket. You will be able to enjoy a virtually lag-free network with speeds of up to 500 Mbps […]

Netgear XAVB2501 Powerline adapter with pass-through
[CES 2010] Netgear has just announced the NETGEAR Powerline 200 AV+ Adapter Kit (XAVB2501). The package contains two adapters that can convey data at speeds of 200Mbps. It’s not the fastest raw speed out there, but Netgear’s new product has a twist: there’s a filtered pass-through that will basically save one electric plug from being occupied. That can come in handy in some situations. Also, the XAVB2501 support quality of […]