|10-13-2012, 11:25 PM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Silicon Planet
Thinking of Powerline for networking
I am now renting a room, and the house only has Internet downstairs.
W--Fi is the obvious way to go but the room is in back of the house up stairs and long way from the router so Wi-Fi might not have the range and speed.
I found the 2 Powerline adapters for $50, which is less than a good 11n router.
Looks like Powerline offers stability and speed in my situation.
Are there any other advantages of Powerline? Is it safe?
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|10-15-2012, 08:17 AM||#2|
CUSL2 > Sabertooth Z87
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Sunny Florida, USA
Re: Thinking of Powerline for networking
I have never used any power line network devices; however the reviews on Newegg are favorable:
Newegg.com - TP-LINK TL-PA211KIT AV200 Mini Multi-Streaming Powerline Adapter Starter Kit Up to 200Mbps
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