The latest version of the powerline networking standard is fast only if all the adapters you deploy are based on the same chipset.
Powerline Ethernet adapters that use your home's electrical wiring are great supplements to Wi-Fi networks. We sort through the standards, HomePlug and G.hn, and review 12 models.
This powerline adapter isn't as expensive as it once was. It's also no longer the fastest.
It sports HomePlug AV2 MIMO, but it lags behind the competition.
You might not recognize the name, but you won’t complain about the features or performance.
You’ll find a strong feature set, including power pass-through, but performance fails to impress.
It's early days for the standard competing with HomePlug, but this powerline adapter failed to wow us.
These HomePlug AV2 MIMO adapters are slower than the competition.
D-Link's power-line Ethernet adapter is a solid value, but no one feature sets sets it apart from the pack.
Linksys has earned high marks for its Wi-Fi routers of late, but there's nothing special about this power-line kit.
Netgear's power-line adapter uses an "enhanced" flavor of HomePlug AV, but its performance still trailed competitors based on the newer standards.
Using both lines in an AC power line yields a significant boost in performance. ZyXEL is first, but the rest of the industry will get here soon.
You often have to trade performance to achieve a thin form factor, but that's not the case here.
Proprietary enhancements make this HomePlug AV adapter faster than most of its HomePlug AV2 competitors.
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