powerline adapter

powerline adapter

A device that extends an Ethernet network or a USB connection to another room in the home or office using AC wall outlets and the building's electrical system. Powerline adapters are used in pairs; one at each end. See HomePlug and powerline network.


Powerline Connections
Existing wall outlets and the electrical system are used to extend Ethernet networks or connections to USB devices to other rooms.
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Chunghwa Telecom selected Comtrend's GCA-6000, a G.hn Ethernet over Coax Adapter and PG-9173, a G.hn Ethernet over Powerline Adapter. Both adapter solutions are powered by MaxLinear's 88LX3142 and 88LX2718 G.hn ICs.
The Powerline adapter converts the electric wiring of my home into a sort of long ethernet cable so technically speaking I am plugged via ethernet.
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The Powerline Adapter Extender option is able to transmit Internet and PEO TV signals across the customers household through existing internal electrical wiring.
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If the Powerline adapter that you select has only a single EJ45 (Ethernet) plug and you need more, you can always run a patch cable from the Powerline adapter into an inexpensive Ethernet switch that has multiple ports.
This week, I thought I'd finally found the answer in the shape of something called a powerline adapter. It sounded a doddle, something so simple that even I would be able to install it without help.
In that case, buy a Powerline adapter, which plug into electrical sockets, sending the internet through the household electrical system.
With one powerline adapter connected to the home router, any devices attached to other powerline adapters can share the router's Internet connection.
ZyXEL has also broadened its energy-saving technology to include the Powerline Adapter. Compared to previous generation's powerline adapters, ZyXEL's new generation PLA-401 reduces power consumption more than 16 percent.
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