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  1. C

    TP Powerline Query

    Hi, Unsure if this post is being posted to the correct forum. But here goes.... Router and telephone master socket on ground floor. Am contemplating installing TP Link Powerline extenders to home office on first floor. Wish to connect laptop, XB1, Android TV and Raspberry pi via Ethernet...
  2. J

    Question Help choosing wi-fi Powerline or Mesh, please

    Hi I would really appreciate some guidance on choosing the best powerline extender or mesh system for my situation. I've read lots of reviews and posts. But almost all of them (users and manufactures) seem to start from the assumption that you have amazing broadband arriving at your premises...
  3. M

    TP-link AV500 2 Port Powerline Adapter

    People, I have a Sky router which currently has a singl hard wired ethernet connection to my Sky UHD 2 TB box. I am thinking or purchasing a TP-Link AV500 2 port powerline Master to create a network and with a wireless signal at the slave end. The TP-Link 'Master' has 2 x ethernet ports. I...
  4. N

    Sky Q with Powerline

    Hi guys. Hope you're all staying well. This question kind of falls be tween broadband and TV so I figured I'd ask if here. I have Sky Q 2TB with 3 minis. I used to have Sky Broadband but has too many issues that Sky said they're unable to fix so let me leave early. When I had Sky BB I had...
  5. leo79

    Powerline to WiFi dongle thing

    I've just bought 2 tp link powerline to get Internet to my workshop. I've hooked a laptop up with ethernet connection and all good. However, I only want it for phone use and alexa speakers so I need a dongle/adaptor I can plug into the ethernet port on the powerline to convert it to WiFi? Loads...
  6. F

    Belkin Powerline to new shed

    Hi all I have a shed in the garden, connected to our mains / meter at the side of our property. Its about 40-50ft away the shed from the meter. My home wifi (BT) is not strong enough to cover my garden, so my idea was to have a powerline feed an ethernet cable to a spare BT hub I have going to...
  7. Tempest

    Virgin WiFi powerline booster on a different network.

    I've had these for some time and after setting up they worked fine: My work colleague needed to boost his WiFi and as I don't use these anymore I thought I'd lend them to him to have a try. He's on TalkTalk broadband, and not Virgin Cable. They should still work should they not? You just...
  8. TheReloaded

    Question Do all HomePlug AV2 Powerline Adapters use the MIMO technology?

    Hello fellow tech enthusiasts, I have bought this Powerline Adapter, which uses the HomePlug AV2 Standard. It is on sale for £59.99. You can either see the specifications for the adapter here or download the attached PDF document. I had this Powerline Adapter before but one of the units were...
  9. menz83

    Subwoofer Hum with Powerline Adapters

    As per the title, just looking for a definitive answer for a solution which does not include ditching the powerline adapters! Im running Devolo Magic 2 WiFi powerline adapters in the house I've just moved into. Having setup all my AV gear, last to get plugged in was my BK Gemini ii. There is an...
  10. R

    Powerline upstairs upload the same but download slower?

    Hi I’ve just had virgin 200mb fibre installed and downstairs I’m getting the full 200mb down 20mb up on Wi-Fi and plugged into router, but with gigabit power lines I’m only getting 50mb down but still 20mb up on the one plugged in upstairs, is that normal?
  11. T

    Powerline dlan question

    Hello all, I recently installed Devolo 1200 dlan and have a question I'm hoping someone can answer. I have the main adapter plugged into the router and mains, then two more adapters in rooms at each end of the house. The first one has pretty good figures, 250mbps dl and 80mbps ul, while the...
  12. F

    Question Internet link dropping through Devolo dLAN 500 but router connected and active

    I have a pair of Devolo dLAN adapters. One is next to the router (BT homehub 6) in a wall mains socket connected with an ethernet cable. The other is a triple, again connected to a mains wall socket, behind the TV and connected using ethernet to the TV, the youview box and the dvd player. From...
  13. H

    2 access points, same SSID, powerline setup not working

    Hi guys, Hoping you might be able to help me. I have a little knowledge in networking, but as they say a little knowledge is dangerous. I've moved back in with my parents and needing to work and I'm having trouble with their wireless network. They have a virgin media 3.0 hub, which I've...
  14. A

    How good is virgin powerline WiFi Boosters? does it worth upgrading?

    I have been experiencing issues with getting Wi-Fi signal around my house and Virgin have sent me a set of there Wi-Fi boosters. The signal I am getting (being next to the booster is obviously very strong, but the speed is terrible 0.45to 3 Mbps, whereas next to the main booster I get around 100...
  15. markgray86

    Question Powerline Advice

    I currently have my Xbox one using WiFi. If I want to download a new game it can take a while with game files getting bigger even with my 200mb Virgin. Where my router and Xbox are situated I would have to connect powerline adapters into extension leads on both sides. Do people have any...
  16. Chris59

    Question Devolo DLAN500 Powerline

    Hello all, I hope this is the correct area to ask for some help. I have recently purchased a Devolo DLAN 500 power line wifi signal booster. My IPS is Virgin Media and i pay for 108Mbps internet. Due to the brick construction i need a wifi booster to get a good signal upstairs. I have set...
  17. The Grandfather

    TP Link Powerline AV600 Help Please

    Hi, I have just bought a pair of a TP Link AV 600 power line adaptors. I have plugged them in and after they have synced I connected one to my Sky Router SR 102. The other end is connected to a Yamaha Musiccast WX-021 speaker. All I get is 'The sound of silence'. Things tried:- Reset...
  18. Arcam_boy

    Using POE CCTV cameras over powerline adaptors??

    Hello, Having moved house 6 weeks ago I'm just looking at my options for a couple of CCTV cameras. Although it'd no doubt make my life easier I don't want a wireless system and having looked at the Nest cams don't like the look of those either so will hopefully go down the HiK route if...
  19. S

    Powerline adapters connection to outside garage advice

    Hi! Been researching and cannot find a clear answer so I'm hoping someone has actually experienced this, so I've moved home roughly 20 ft from my new house is a large double garage with a huge room above I'm turning into my office. I used 4 TP link powerline adapters in my old house and was...
  20. C

    Powerline adapters trip circuit breaker

    Hi all, I would like to use some power line adapters between where the router is ( by phone point in extension) and the lounge but as soon as they connect to each other and start transmitting data they trip switch for the downstairs sockets trip in the fuse box. This set worked fine in a...
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